The ATM Draper-Aladdin Start-up Competition, is an exciting, new forum designed to showcase the very latest technology innovations from some of the brightest minds in the travel and hospitality industry.
Pitch against your peers, network with investors and present your business to a global audience at the leading B2B travel & hospitality exhibition in the Middle East.
Up to 15 top start-ups will be selected by a prestigious panel of judges to present their pitch on the ATM Travel Tech stage to an audience of investors and judges.
The winner will receive a minimum of $30,000 up to a maximum of $500,000 investment along with the chance to appear on Tim Draper’s TV show, Meet the Drapers, where they compete for another $500,000 while gaining access to a crowdfunding network of 12 million viewers.
The ATM Draper-Aladdin Start-up Competition is a joint project run by ATM in partnership with AladdinB2B and Draper Associates. Participants will have access to a bespoke meetings booking platform, powered by Draper VC & AladdinB2B, which they can use to approach investors for meetings to take place on the show floor at ATM.
Up to just 15 shortlisted ATM Draper-Aladdin Start-up Competition finalists will then take part in Arabian Travel Market 2022. Each finalist will receive:
- A start-up pod and access to all the benefits of exhibiting at ATM Dubai, the leading international travel and tourism trade show in the Middle East
- The opportunity to pitch your business plan to a panel of ATM Draper-Aladdin Start-up Competition judges (with the chance to receive up to $500,000 in investment funds)
- Access to the bespoke matchmaking and meetings booking technology by AladdinB2B, to meet with investors face to face at ATM
- Networking opportunities with investors
- Global exposure through the ATM Travel Tech marketing platforms