The region’s only eight week accelerator programme that takes viable business solutions to the next level by offering start-ups growth and scaling opportunities, along with intimate access to principle partner mentoring, investors, an alumni and networking platform. The selected start-ups will have the opportunity to develop city-wide implementation of their business solutions and exclusive visibility and pitching opportunities at GITEX Future Stars – the region’s premier technology event.
Why Should You Apply
Virtual programme allows maximum agility and facilitates global participation
Capitalise on the interconnectedness of the global aviation and tourism industry whilst using Dubai as the proof-of-concept platform for your start-up
Leverage a digital alumni network of past participants for additional support, collaboration and potential business opportunities
Gain curated access to Intelak’s Investor Breakfasts, Founder Summits, Industry Panels and Legal and Licensing Clinics to grow your start-up in Dubai
Prime exhibition space and pitch opportunity at GITEX Future Stars.
Who Should Apply
You have an innovative tech solution in the aviation, travel or tourism space that meets one of Intelak’s challenges
Your business is a growth stage start-up or scale-up
You are looking to expand into Dubai and implement your product or service in the city, or you are looking to have Dubai as one of your proof of concept cities
Your product or service is favourable for the business environment in Dubai from a technical and legal standpoint
Your business has at least 2 full time team members
Safe Travel in a Post-COVID World
Intelak Accelerator’s challenges consider how to enhance the health, safety, convenience and well-being of travellers to Dubai through seamless travel experiences to make visitors feel more inspired, safe and supported.
What enhancements to the shopping experience can be made for visitors in Dubai through in-destination marketing utilising real-time location-based offers and discounts?
How can an inclusive, seamless and connected traveller journey be created by leveraging digital or contactless technologies?
A City For Everyone
How can travel be reimagined to improve the end-to-end Dubai experience for People of Determination and senior citizens to be more inclusive, exciting and inspiring?
AI Travel Assistant / Personalisation
How can an AI travel assistant enhance the overall traveller experience prior to arrival in the destination and/or be carried throughout a visitor’s stay – allowing for maximum exposure to all destination offerings?
What gamification technologies can be utilised throughout a visitor’s stay in the city to enhance customer engagement and loyalty?
Access to work alongside our principle partners
Discounts, tools and deals to support you to launch your solution in Dubai
The opportunity to pitch on stage at GITEX Future Stars, part of GITEX Technology Week
The opportunity to strategically position your start-up in a thriving aviation and tourism hub regardless of location
When to Apply By
Submissions open for cohort 4
Submissions close for cohort 4
Selected semi-finalists attend an online interview with our management team.
Selected finalists will attend an online interview with the Intelak board.
Announcement of the top 10 finalist for cohort 4.
2 months online workshops and mentoring with Intelak principle and key partners for the top 10 finalists commences.
Physical showcase & demo day in Dubai