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Hybrid Youth Innovation Festival 2021

13-14 August, 2021

The region's most prominent technology festival connecting student-led startups with corporates, investors, and knowledge. 

The Inspire Youth Tech Festival will bring together 200 student-led startups for information sharing, investor connections, business plan feedback, and much more.



  • Webinars from global experts

  • 1-2-1 sessions for feedback on business plan & growth

  • Skills development workshops

  • Pitches on the Pitch Stage

  • Startups to be selected for the Accelerator Program

Early Bird deadline 31 March 2021

Startup PODS after deadline AED 1,000

Our Story

Benchmark, learn, and strategise with the best in the industry

100+ mentorship hours 

Showcasing talent and putting spotlight on 200+ student-led startups

Empowering young minds to drive change.

The Inspire Innovation Festival will host workshops, webinars, and programs to upskill startups to take advantage of the opportunities opening up due to the highly digitised lifestyle post COVID.


  • Sustainability

  • Climate Change

  • Education

  • Mobility

  • Women Empowerment

  • eCommerce

  • Music

  • Medicine

Creative Agency

2021 Themes

Frozen Land
Student Life
Electric Car
Women Colleagues
Solar Panel


Receiving a parcel


Music Production


Medicine Prescription

50+ Keynote speakers

Support Group

Corporate Sponsorship

Brand Penetration with Millennials and Gen Z, Workshops, Mentorship and more

Tech companies and brands can take up corporate sponsorship to share their messaging, develop customised programming, facilitate workshops and or sponsor a Knowledge Clinic. 

30+ Self Development Workshops

Developing skills that sharpen outlook

The Self Development Workshops will help develop problem-solving, leadership, collaboration, financing, and marketing skills. 

5 Knowledge Lounges

- Strategic Thinking 

Led by Teenspire Global Mission

- Marketing and Social Media

Led by Sponsor

- Scaling Your Startup

Led by Sponsor

- Creativity and Innovation

Led by Sponsor

- Funding & Financing Your Startup

Led by Sponsor

Support Group

Knowledge Lounges

Chess Game
Marketing team meeting
Outdoor Market
Working Together on Project
Business People Applauding

32+ Country Outreach - Global Spotlight

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We have curated programs to provide learning, marketing, brand penetration, and secure funding for your startup


By registering for the INSPIRE Innovation Festival early you get:

  • 1-2-1 feedback on business plan by mentor

  • 10-minute pitch on the main stage

  • Ability to network with over 2,000 buyers

  • Certificate of participation

Confirmed Partners

SIES College of Management Studies

SIES College of Management Studies


Pragathi School

Pragathi School


Bhartiyam Vidya Niketan

Bhartiyam Vidya Niketan


100+ Investors

Secure your investor pass

Investors looking to fund early stage starts-ups are invited to reserve their place by securing the Investor Pass.

The pass provides the opportunity to have meetings with 5 startups for 30 minutes each.

All investors will need to provide a valid government identification to secure the pass and entry to the event.

Business Meeting
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