Startup Hub

The Startup Hub gives you and your business a unique opportunity to market, learn and be inspired at the Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity from 10 - 12 March 2019. Apply to participate and you'll receive complimentary festival passes and mentoring from industry leaders.


  • Your Startup must have been established within the last 3 years (2016 – 2019)
  • Your Startup must be based in the MENA region
  • Your Startup must be a prototype/service that enables or enhances branded communications

The Programme

  • Sunday 10 March 2019 – mentoring workshops with industry leaders, then the Dubai Lynx Opening Party
  • The Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity, takes place at the Madinat Jumeirah during the 11 - 12 March 2019. Immerse yourself in awe-inspiring content to inspire you at the Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity and network with global players in the industry.
  • Your Startup pitch that could enable you to win passes to the attend Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2019 will take place at 5pm on 11 March 2019.
  • Flights and accommodation are available to successful applicants (1 per company) based outside the UAE.

To apply

10 Startups are chosen to participate in the Startup Hub and Startups chosen outside of the UAE will receive flights and accommodation for 1 representative to attend the Festival and the Programme. Successful startups will be notified by 14th February 2019.

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