The Supernova Challenge returns in partnership with GITEX Future Stars to give global startups a chance to grand-stand their ideas, grab the world’s attention and win a bulk of cash from the prize-pool of USD100,000.
The most exciting startup pitch competition, Supernova Challenge has now partnered with Tim Draper – Silicon Valley’s legendary venture capitalist who ‘early invested’ in over 30 unicorns including Hotmail, Skype, Tesla, Baidu, SpaceX & Bitcoin.
Through this partnership, our Supernova Challenge will now have a new Draper-Aladdin Supernova prize, , where one of our 12 Supernova Challenge finalists will get up to USD 500,000 from Tim Draper and Draper Associates. Winner of the Draper-Aladdin prize also gets featured on the popular Tim Draper show in USA - ‘Meet The Drapers’. Also startups will win from USD 100,000 across 12 categories of the Supernova Challenge.
Draper - Aladdin Supernova Prize
Upto USD500,000 investment from Tim Draper
Winner will have the change to be featured on ‘Meet the Drapers’ show
GFS Supernova Rewards
Total USD100,000 (USD55,000 for Supernova Champion and USD4000 per category)
Best Emirati Startup – USD 4,000
Best GCC Startup – USD 4,000
Best International Startup – USD 4,000
Best Social & Environmental Impact – USD 4,000
NEW! Best Youth/University Startup – USD 4,000
NEW! Best SportsTech – USD 4,000
Best AI Startup – USD 4,000
Best Fintech Startup – USD 4,000
Best Martech (Marketing Technology) – USD 4,000
NEW! Best Blockchain Startup – USD 4,000
NEW! Best Creativity Economy – USD 4,000
Overall Champion – USD55,000