Following last year’s successful cooperation, StartUp HUB is proud to be the official community partner of Expand North Star, which will take place in Dubai Harbour from 13-16 October 2024. This partnership creates a unique exposure, growth and networking opportunity for the startup ecosystem in Transylvania.

Róbert Grüman, Co-Founder & CEO of the StartUp HUB business development centre, said, “StartUp HUB delegates will be present at Expand North Star again this year, while the partnership also provides opportunities for more Transylvanian businesses to participate in the event. Expand North Star is one of the world’s leading startup investment and networking events and the largest technology startup event. For Transylvanian startup companies, participation provides a growth and networking opportunity on the stage of one of the most important international startup events.

Last year’s edition of Expand North Star was an outstanding success, with around 58,000 participants from more than 120 countries. From seeking investment opportunities in new technologies, learning about ground-breaking innovations and expanding their knowledge, the event’s attendees come to do business. Last year, during the event nearly 9 thousand pre-arranged concierge meetings took place at Dubai Harbour and the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Bio and HealthTech, AI, ClimaTech, DeepTech startups from Transylvania can apply for the Expand North Star Scaleup Programme until 15th of July. The successful applicants will receive incredible benefits to support their participation at Expand North Star, including travel and accommodation and preferential matchmaking services. On the other half, interested startups, entrepreneurs and investors can participate as visitors or exhibitors. For further information contact us by filling the form available here.