Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

AIM Digital provided opportunities for startups to showcase their competitive edge and business expertise globally by staging two competitions that aim to discover startups with huge potential to expand and to penetrate the market with confidence -- the AIM Global National Champions League and the Global Technopreneurs.

The AIM Global National Champions League featured the national winners from the national pitch competitions held in 65 countries. After a thorough screening and evaluation by the esteemed jury, top five startups emerged as global winners.For the Social Impact Category, Malaysia’s GOGET was chosen as the startup global champion. KUDOTI, from South Africa, won in the Climate and Environmental Impact Category. For the Cybersecurity and Others Category, ORIGINALMY from Estonia was declared as the winner.

UPSTREET from Australia was announced as the startup champion for the Growth Category. RESPIQ from Netherlands won as the best startup for the Best Use of Innovation Category. Each winner of the competition will receive USD 10,000 each.

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  • Growth: Has had the most growth, or achieved the most scale amongst all the start-ups that pitched.
  • Social impact category: Has had the most impact on the society using a sustainable and scalable business model. E.g financial inclusion, human rights, human capital development etc.
  • Best use of innovation category: Has leveraged latest technology the best to develop and scale its value proposition using a sustainable business model (e.g IoT, Blockchain, AI/ML etc)
  • Climate and environmental impact category: Has had the most impact in healing or protecting the environment using a sustainable, scalable business model.
  • Privacy, data protection and compliance: Has achieved the most scale in helping people or companies manage and protect their private data and/or comply with regulatory requirements in an increasingly complex data protection and regulatory landscape.