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A chance for Serbian startups at an investment rally in Dubai

Belgrade Science and Technology Park and the Annual Investment Meeting, the leading investment platform in the Middle East and North Africa, are organizing the first national AIM Startap competition in Serbia on February 10, and startups can apply until January 30.

The winner will have the opportunity to present his/her idea at the global startup exhibition and “AIM Startup 2020” competition at the World Trade Center in Dubai, which will bring together the world’s leading investors, entrepreneurs and decision makers from March 24 to 26, Technology Park Belgrade.

Eligible for participation in the first AIM Startup competition in Serbia are startups with up to 50 employees, operating between two and seven years, with annual revenues between 100.000 dollars and 1 million dollars, which have raised at least one round of investments, while the criteria according to which will be evaluated: growth, social impact, use of innovation, climate and environmental impact, as well as protection of privacy.

The local winner will be provided with a trip, accommodation and booth at AIM 2020, with opportunities for networking and further development of their idea and business model.

The AIM 2020 Global Startap Finale, featuring local winners from 80 countries, is a great opportunity for all startups seeking to raise capital, expand into new markets, establish new business contacts and present themselves to a global audience, NT Park highlights.

AIM is an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy under the auspices of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai.

The theme of this year’s 10th edition is “Investing in the Future: Shaping Global Investment Strategies”, and AIM 2020 will bring together senior government officials, decision makers, corporate leaders, businessmen, regional and international investors, entrepreneurs, and leading academic and investment professionals. Last year’s event was attended by more than 16.000 visitors, 436 exhibitors and co-exhibitors, as well as more than 150 investment professionals from 143 countries around the world, RTV reports.