• Step 1: Fill in the Startup Database form
  • Step 2: Fill in the Competition form
Please be patient - take your time! Submitting your startup should take a minimum of 20 minutes. Follow guidelines to ensure a complete submission, incomplete submissions may not be approved.

  1. You apply
  2. Application is processed by us to ensure it is complete
  3. Upon approval, you receive an email from us containing a promo code
  4. Go to registration page and enter promo code, to receive discounted Entrepreneur Rate

Terms & Conditions:
  • Only startups based in the MENA region are eligible for the competition
  • Startups from across the region may apply to the local rounds in all respective countries
  • Past finalists of ArabNet Startup Demo competition are not eligible to compete
  • Past finalists of Ideathon, Battle of the Games, Innovation and Creative Combat competitions are eligible to apply to compete
  • Startups cannot be a Game nor an Agency
  • Make sure to provide your correct mobile number & email when applying, so you can be reached for confirmation
  • Failing to reply to confirmation emails and phone calls will be the basis for disqualification of a finalist from pitching at the event
  • Responding and partaking in the pitch trainings are mandatory to ensure your participation in the final pitches
  • You may pitch in English or Arabic, please choose the language you are most comfortable with
  • ArabNet holds the right to update and modify the competition’s terms and conditions
  • ArabNet will provide visa support to finalists but cannot be held accountable for securing visas to all participants as each country has its unique restrictions and requirements.
  • Flight and accommodation are covered only for championship finalists from outside Dubai