The Draper-Aladdin Startup Challenge is a competition open to startups within the fitness and wellness space.

Those startups that fit the set criteria will be shortlisted by our panel of experienced judges, and the chosen finalists will be eligible to pitch their businesses during Dubai Active Industry on 28 – 30 October 2021. ENTRY TO THE STARTUP CHALLENGE IS FREE!

The 1st place prize is a guaranteed cash investment of US $30,000 – US $500,000 courtesy of Draper-Aladdin, our exclusive sponsor!

Enter the Startup Challenge if you’re in any of these sectors:

Health Vitamins & Supplements
Nutrition Fitness Apparel & Athleisure
Wellness Sleep Wellness
Sport Mental Wellness
Fitness/Wellness Technology Corporate Wellness
Gym/Studio Facility Beauty & Personal Care
Fitness/Wellness Equipment E-Commerce
Sports Nutrition Fitness Systems
Health Food & Beverage Travel & Hospitality

How to Enter & Win

All you need to do is complete this form to enter the competition

Click Here to Enter

Finalists will be selected to present at Dubai Active Industry on the 30 October, in front of our judging panel and live audience of investors. Winners will be announced live at the show!

2021 Winners & Runners Up

First place winner

Runners up


STARTUP CHALLENGE SPONSOR

Draper-Aladdin