Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy wraps up trip to Asia to engage with startups and tech talent

Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, a division of Dubai Chambers, has successfully completed roadshows in Hong Kong, Philippines, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan. The objective of the roadshow is to identify promising startups to participate in the Expand North Star event to be held in Dubai from October 15 to 18.

During the roadshow, the Chamber introduced 481 startups to do business in Dubai and highlighted the role it plays in supporting businesses in the ecosystem. In addition, the Chamber hosted a pitch competition designed to participate in Expand North Star. The winner will receive fully funded attendance and participation at an upcoming event.

As part of the Asia tour, the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy held a total of 17 individual meetings with MNCs, unicorns and incubators to explore potential collaborations in each market.

Expand North Star is the world’s largest start-up event, bringing together over 1,400 exhibitors and 1,000 investors at Dubai Harbour. The event aims to accelerate start-up entrepreneurship across geographic industries and intellectual boundaries, connecting government partners, investors and corporate accelerators with innovators and tech stars from every continent.

Dubai is embracing Web3 and Metaverse as part of its efforts to drive the UAE’s digital economy forward, as well as fully integrating blockchain and AI technology across the public sector and investing in fintech and digital assets. The Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy is working to accelerate the growth of Dubai’s digital economy and attract promising digital businesses to the emirate.

North Star will bring together expanding startups from around the world to connect with industry leaders, government officials, venture capitalists and other potential investors. The event supports the technology community by providing forums and initiatives that bring together international and local technology companies, entrepreneurs, investors and other key stakeholders.

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North Star plays an important role in attracting and connecting the global technology community to Dubai by providing a supportive platform for innovation and collaboration. The event will feature a series of summits, innovation challenges, conferences and exhibitions showcasing the latest technological developments. The initiative provides opportunities for networking and collaboration, while further cementing Dubai’s position as a leading center for innovation and technology, as well as driving economic growth and development in the emirate and globally.

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