GITEX welcomes over 1000 entrepreneurs

GITEX Technology Week launches GITEX Global Startup Movement

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By Staff Writer Published  October 17, 2016

The 36th GITEX Technology Week officially began today, with the launch of the week-long startup movement which is geared to support youth empowerment and enhance Dubai and the UAE’s standing as one of the foremost capitals in smart transformation globally.

The platform will host over 1,000 millennial entrepreneurs to promote global knowledge exchange and encourage economic growth and startup investment in the region.

Trixie LohMirmand, senior VP Dubai World Trade Centre, organiser of GITEX Technology Week 2016, said: “Dubai and the UAE are world-renowned hubs for Digital Economy innovation as well as the home of a youthful population that is steadfast in its drive to innovate.”

“The GITEX Global Startup Movement will give more than one thousand of the brightest millennial entrepreneurs from the Middle East and around the world a chance to network with peers and gain insight from global technology companies,” she added.

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