Call for Startup Applications to Participate in Expand North Star (GITEX Global) 2023 – Dubai

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Are you a Pakistani Startup looking to gain exposure and make connections in the global tech industry? Then join Ignite at Expand North Star (GITEX Global) 2023 – Dubai dated 15th – 18th October 2023 at the iconic Dubai Harbour jointly hosted by DWTC and Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy.
Event details are available at:

Eligibility Criteria

  • The startup must be operating in Pakistan’s startup ecosystem.
  • Registered age of the startup must be less than 5 years.
  • Startups that have already received funding from Ignite for international travel will not be eligible for the second time.
  • Startups who wish to sponsor their own travel, Ignite may provide exhibition space to them based on availability.

Benefits of Participation in Expand North Star:
As an Ignite sponsored Startup, you will receive a range of benefits, including:

  • A pod at the event to showcase your product or service.
  • Access to exclusive networking events and workshops.
  • Opportunities to meet with investors, potential partners, and other startups from around the world.
  • Exposure to a global audience of tech enthusiasts.

Sponsorship Categories:
Startups may select one of the following sponsorship categories:

  • Startup pod only.
  • Full Sponsorship (Startup pod + Boarding + Lodging).

Last date of application submission is 10th August 2023.
Please note that only shortlisted startups will be provided sponsorships (Pod Only/ Full sponsorship).