About the competition

DO YOU HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA THAT SUPPORTS SMART DUBAI DIMENSIONS?

Dubai seeks to distinguish itself as the global leader delivering Smart Economy and Smart Living opportunities for all by a strategy that depends on the below dimensions:

  • Smart Economy
  • Smart Living
  • Smart Mobility
  • Smart Governance
  • Smart Environment
  • Smart People

A key enabler for this strategy is Smart ICT Infrastructure, where support and services are required from Smartpreneurs.

This competition calls for SMART business ideas to support any one of the above dimensions. For more information on these dimensions, visit http://www.smartdubai.ae/foundation_dimensions.php

If you have such a business idea, we welcome you to submit your pitch here.

ELIGIBILITY

This competition is open to all entrepreneurs based in the UAE.

JUDGING CRITERIA

All applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • What problem does the business address? Does it address a large or growing market opportunity?
  • Does the idea have a value proposition and identify customers’ need for the product or service?
  • Has the idea evaluated the market and competitive landscape?
  • Does the plan understand its customers?
  • How does the idea support Smart Dubai dimensions?
  • Has the team demonstrated passion about their idea?
  • Does the team have a thorough and credible execution plan?
  • What is the idea’s Business Model? What are its revenue generation methods?
  • What are the idea’s financial growth projections?

Applicants are expected to submit a pitch deck addressing the above questions in brief.

 

COMPETITION PROCESS

AWARD

A total prize of AED150,000 is up for grabs and will be distributed equally amongst 3 winners.

PANEL OF JUDGES

All applications will be assessed by a high profile panel of judges from Smart Dubai and Dubai Chamber.

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