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Hello Business Pitch

Compete and pitch your business plan for a chance to win prizes worth up to AED 180,000!

A Pitch Competition for Startups and SMBs

We are inviting Startups and Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in the UAE to pitch their business plan in front of an expert panel of judges for a chance to win prizes worth up to AED 180,000.

Our objective is to shed light on homegrown SMBs and promote growth and innovation in businesses.


To be eligible for this competition, your business needs to:

  1. Be commercially viable with a proven revenue track
  2. Be tried and tested – an existing company less than 2 years old
  3. Have created an impact within your industry



Market your business by submitting a one-page business plan to
Shortlisted candidates based on their business ideas will be contacted.

Required Details:
1. Business name and address
2. Owner/representative contact details
3. Attached one-page business plan in PDF or PPT format

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 15 April, 2018
Announcement of shortlisted candidates: 22nd April 2018
First Pitch round: 29th April 2018
Final Pitch round: 2nd May 2018

Time: 9 am onwards

The winners of the first pitch round will get an opportunity to join a training session to perfect their pitching skills before entering the final pitch round.


The jury will select top 5 winners at the final pitch round and award them rewards in the form of business devices, etisalat services and National Bonds as per the below:

- Winner: Rewards worth AED 100,000
- 1st Runner up: Rewards worth AED 50,000
- 2nd Runner up: Rewards worth AED 10,000
- 3rd Runner up: Rewards worth AED 10,000
- 4th Runner up: Rewards worth AED 10,000

We would like to thank all of you who have submitted your business plan

The shortlisted finalists will be announced on April 22, 2018.

We wish you luck!