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Calling all aviation, travel and tourism start-ups Apply to IntelakAccelerator!

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Led by the Emirates Group, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Accenture and Microsoft – Intelak Accelerator is an eight-week programme that takes viable business solutions to the next level by offering start-ups growth and scaling opportunities, along with intimate access to principal partner mentoring, investors, and an alumni networking platform.

Intelak Accelerator start-ups will be able to develop a city-wide implementation of their business solutions and exclusive visibility and pitching opportunities at GITEX Future Stars – the region’s premier technology event.

Programme benefits

  • A hybrid programme that maximises agility and eliminates the need to be based within Dubai to take part in the programme.
  • Gain curated access to Intelak Hub’s Investor Breakfasts, Founder Summits, Industry Panels and Legal and Licensing Clinics.
  • Use Dubai as the proof-of-concept platform to capitalise on the interconnectedness of the city’s aviation and tourism industry.
  • Prime exhibition space and pitch opportunities for all start-ups at GITEX Future Stars
  • A robust digital alumni network to leverage past participants for additional support, collaboration and business opportunities

Safe Travel in a Post-COVID World

The Intelak Accelerator programme seeks to solve a myriad of new challenges that COVID-19 has created in the aviation, travel and tourism industries. Under this theme, start-up solutions will tackle innovative new approaches to enhance the health, safety, convenience and well-being of travellers and make visitors to Dubai feel more inspired, safe and supported.

Intelak Accelerator Challenges

– Shopping Experience
– Contactless Touchpoints
– Personalisation
– Gamification
– A City for Everyone

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