Igniting The Future of AI & Web3

Embark on a remarkable journey with the FutureTech World Cup, an unparalleled platform that nurtures groundbreaking ideas, celebrates innovation, and fuels global connections.

Hosted by Dubai AI Campus and organized by Trescon, this pitch competition transforms startups into global leaders, paving the way for revolutionary solutions that reshape the world of AI & Web3.


Grand Prize: Upto US$ 1 Million

1 year Dubai
AI License
Mentorship &
Elevate Your Startup’s Journey
Free startup pods for top 3 qualifying teams

Key Dates

Mark these important dates for the FutureTech World Cup:

FutureTech World Cup Qualifiers on 10 July 2024 & 5 August 2024

Finale on 12 September 2024

Start-up Categories

Competing startups will showcase innovations across two main categories:
AI Startups: Including Robotics, Conversational AI, Cybersecurity, Generative AI, Robotic Process Automation, Big Data, Digital Twin, Data Centers, Computer Vision, and Autonomous Vehicles.
Web3 Startups: Featuring Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency, Smart Contracts, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), Metaverse, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), 3D Graphics, Edge Computing, AR, VR, and XR.

Qualifying Criteria for Participating Startups:

  • Development Phase: Idea stage or MVP; ideally Bootstrapped, Pre-Seed, Seed Stage.
  • Revenue: Must not exceed $250K annually
  • Global: Apply from anywhere but attend in-person to pitch live
  • Industry: Open to all tech-enabled businesses

Why Attend

Elevate your tech innovation on the global stage, connect with top investors, and secure vital funding. Gain valuable insights from industry leaders, showcase your startup in a thriving ecosystem, and tap into the UAE’s $23 billion FDI and robust venture capital landscape.
Enterprises & Governments
Witness cutting-edge AI & Web3 advancements, explore strategic collaborations with innovative startups, engage with pioneers from across the globe, and stay ahead of trends through insights from visionaries. Enterprises and governments can leverage this opportunity to foster strategic partnerships and drive innovation in different sectors.
Discover highly curated future AI & Web3 projects, access exclusive deal flow, build a robust investment network, and influence the transformation of technology by supporting potential startups. The UAE’s booming tech sector, driven by strategic government support and significant growth, offers unparalleled investment opportunities.

Your Gateway to Innovation

The United Arab Emirates is rapidly becoming the Silicon Valley of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and the Future Tech World Cup is your gateway to this dynamic and innovative landscape. Whether you are a startup showcasing your cutting-edge technology or an investor seeking the next groundbreaking opportunity, this event offers unparalleled networking and growth potential.

Innovate, Compete, Elevate:
Unleashing AI & Web3 Excellence

The FutureTech World Cup marks a pioneering endeavor to reshape the world of AI & Web3. This event kicks off with regional competitions, spotlighting startups from around the globe. Held in partnership with leading organizations, these competitions provide a launching pad for revolutionary AI and Web3 concepts. Standout startups advance to the Semi-Finals, culminating in the Grand Finale hosted at the Dubai AI & Web3 Festival.

Here, global investors, venture capitalists, angel investors, and the finest minds in AI and Web3 gather to witness startups pitch groundbreaking ideas and compete for multiple investment funds.

More than just a competition, the FutureTech World Cup cultivates connections, propels innovation, and fuels the future of AI and Web3.

Join us at the Dubai AI & Web3 Festival to inspire, challenge, and connect with the future of technology.