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Second Drapper Aladdin Startup Challenge at Dubai Active Industry

Apply the competition for a chance to win upto

$500,000   $500,000  

$500,000   $500,000  

investment for your company.

The Draper – Aladdin Startup Competition (DASC) partnered for the second edition with Dubai Active Industry to launch the Draper Aladdin Startup Challenge. Dubai Active Industry is the Middle East’s leading fitness industry event. The annual exhibition connects more than 30,000 fitness enthusiasts and industry professionals from around the world.

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The Drapper AladdinStartup Challenge at Dubai Active Industry is a competition open to all related startups within the fitness and wellness space. Those startups that fit the set criteria will be shortlisted by our panel of experienced judges, and the chosen finalists will be eligible to pitch their businesses during finals on 30th October, Dubai World Trade Center.

LAST YEAR'S COMPETITION

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The 1st place prize is a guaranteed cash investment of US $30,000 – US $500,000 courtesy of Draper-Aladdin, our exclusive sponsor for the competition.

Applicants to the Startup Challenge must be exhibitors within the Dubai Active Startup Zone and must meet the other criteria set out by the organizers. For more information on the criteria, please contact our .

The startup pod for $2000 will give you the opportunity to be among the  world’s leading fitness, wellness and sports brands, showcasing the latest technology and innovations.

The opportunity to pitch your business plan to a panel of qualified judges (with the chance to receive up to $500, 000 investment).

PACKAGE PER POD

package per pod DASC

ENTER THE STARTUP CHALLENGE IF YOU’RE IN ANY OF THESE SECTORS

HEALTH

NUTRITION

WELLNESS

SPORT

FITNESS AND WELLNESS TECHNOLOGY

GYM AND STUDIO FACILITY

FITNESS EQUIPMENT

SPORTS NUTRITION

HEALTH FOOD & BEVERAGE

VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS

FITNESS AND ATHLEISURE APPAREL

SLEEP WELLNESS

MENTAL WELLNESS

CORPORATE WELLNESS

BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE

TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY

E-COMMERCE

FITNESS SYSTEM

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Startups

Calling all great startups, if you’re looking for funding from the right US based investor, we’d like to hear from you.

Investors and Judges

If you are an investor or a judge looking to network with other investors and get involved in leading startup events, we’d love to invite you!