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The Next You


Got a business idea for the next big thing?

This is your time to shine! We’ve partnered with the UAE’s first crowdfunding platform DubaiNext to support the next generation of innovators and budding business builders through our exciting competition - The Next You!

If you’re aged between 13 and 22 this is your opportunity to pitch your idea and get support, guidance and direction with the best ideas winning funding, and big prizes!

1st Place - AED 5,000

2st Place - AED 3,000

3st Place - AED 1,000

How Does It Work? 

It’s easy to take part. Simply register to take part as an individual or part of a group and give us a brief summary of your idea. The best submissions will be invited to take part in our Start-Up bootcamp taking place during Ru’ya, Careers UAE Redefined, where experts will guide you with your business plan and other areas of your startup.

At the end of each day you’ll pitch your idea to a panel of experts, with the 5 best pitches winning startup funds and support in setting up a crowdfunding campaign on the DubaiNext platform.

Don’t miss this chance to unleash your inner entrepreneur!

You can enter as an individual or as part of a group.

Entries close 11th November