In the world of digital integration, technology is redefining all aspects of retail and luxury cross-border business models, reshaping fabrication processes, final products and customer experiences.
The Dubai-based Global Start-Up Bootcamp is a meeting point for like-minded entrepreneurs, investors and industry professionals in luxury, retail, fashion and lifestyle technologies.
In collaboration with Arab Luxury World and INSEAD, the three-day acceleration program fosters the cross-border exchange of market knowledge and industry expertise in Europe and MENASA region. Participants will have a chance to present their pitches during the largest conference on the innovation in retail and luxury in the region – Arab Luxury World
PARIS – LONDON – DUBAI
Half – Day Networking & Pitches Competition in Major world hubs of technological innovation
Candidates from APAC, USA & Africa assessed by the jury members from Paris and Dubai
A 2- Day Bootcamp & Business Plan Preparation
Presentation of final pitches during Arab Luxury World, Awards Ceremony
Projected growth in MENASA region & Europe
Up to USD1M of invested capital and 20 employees
A minimum viable product that would satisfy early customers in the home market and provide initial feedback
Big data analytics, CRM, Marketing tech, visual search, Web profiling, SaaS, transaction, social-mobile, geo-targeting
Supply chain optimization, 3D platforms, VR&AR in stores, marketplaces, chatbots
3D printing, personalization, IoT, PLM, smart sizing, robotics
POS, payment systems, indoor mapping, stock mgt, supply chain, customer recognition
With the help of best industry experts, mentors and investors, participants will work on four aspects of their luxury and retail tech startup:
PRODUCT what are key differentiating points?
GROWTH how to scale internationally?
BRANDING how to build an authentic brand?
FUNDING how to attract international investors?
ARAB LUXURY WORLD: The start-ups will have a chance to pitch their innovative ideas in front of 600 international industry experts, investors and business angels
AWARDS CEREMONY: After a thorough selection process the winner will get a special award, as well as a possibility to incorporate in the UAE
INSEAD Business Training
A free two-day mentorship program from INSEAD Academia and Alumni
A meeting point with international investors and business angels
Get free access to the largest retail and luxury conference in the Middle East
Develop your entry market business plan with the European and Middle Eastern corporate partners and industry experts