Eureka! GCC 2024, Asia’s largest business model competition, is gearing up to once again identify and commend victorious business startups across the GCC. The competition will be fierce for the $100,000 prize pool at the Eureka! GCC finals on June 4 at the Hilton Al Habtoor City, Dubai.

The Eureka! GCC 2024 competition is expanding, offering an essential platform for emerging Gulf-based entrepreneurs to exhibit their business concepts, thus enhancing the UAE’s startup ecosystem and contributing to job creation in alignment with Dubai’s Economic Agenda D33.

The esteemed event, now in its third edition, garnered over 300 registrations from promising startups across the Gulf region. After rigorously evaluating business plans, 30 semi-finalists were selected to undergo advanced entrepreneurship training, including tailored workshops and personalized guidance from industry experts.

From the remarkable pool of candidates, 10 startups have been chosen to compete for the prestigious Eureka! GCC title and a segment of the $100,000 prize pool. The 2024 edition also introduces an Entrepreneurship Summit, providing an opportunity for finalists to present their ideas to a wider audience of industry experts, leaders, and potential investors.

These top ten finalists will showcase their innovative ideas to an audience of investors, CEOs, and industry leaders at the Grand Finale. Based on mentoring support and business evaluations, the Eureka! GCC 2024 judges will reveal the award winners, welcoming successful companies to join the network of thriving firms and expanding enterprises.

Pankaj Gupta, co-founder and co-CEO of Gulf Islamic Investments group and founder of Eureka! GCC, emphasized the impact of the program on the region's business growth. He expressed gratitude to the Dubai government and industry leaders for their role in the program’s success.

GII’s associate partners in Eureka! GCC 2024, including iAccel GBI, Crowe UAE, Headstart Its Her Way, Encubay, LaunchShe, and The Synergy Network, play a crucial role in fostering entrepreneurial spirit, providing support through mentorship, networking, and investment opportunities regionally.

Entry to the event is by invitation only, through prior registration at