Bigger and Better. Hello Business Pitch is Back with Prizes Worth AED 350,000!

Small and Medium Business (SMB) is a key sector that promotes innovation, job creation and ground-breaking business models. However, most entrepreneurs and start-ups find raising capital challenging while developing and growing their business.

Now in its second year, Etisalat’s Hello Business Pitch is giving entrepreneurs and start-ups (up to 3-years-old) another opportunity to raise their business to new heights and reach their full potential.


Hello Business Pitch Awards Ceremony

We celebrated the exceptional achievements of the Top 3 startup businesses live on 16th November, 2020 who rose to the challenge and presented outstanding pitches!

The Prizes

Three Prizes For The Top 3 Businesses


AED 150,000


AED 120,000


AED 80,000

Final Sessions

All eyes are on the prizes! Thanks to the engaging training session conducted by Dr. Petar Stojanov; our Top 25 teams have delivered their final pitches on 15 and 18 October 2020!

The Jury are now reviewing the pitches and we will announce the three winners Live at the Hello Business Pitch Awards Ceremony! Good Luck!

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It’s showtime! Check out the action as the first group of finalists face the jury.

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Lights, camera, action! Watch how the second group of finalists pitched to the jury.

First Shortlisting Sessions

Well, the competition is seriously heating up! Our shortlisted businesses got the opportunity to wow the jury as they deliver their three-minute online pitches directly to our panel of experts.

Three online pitch sessions took place between 13th – 17th September, 2020. Our expert jury had passed their verdict and revealed the Top 25 candidates!


Session 1

Watch as the first batch of our Final 52 pitch to our expert jury.

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Session 2

Time for the second batch of our Final 52 to face the jury.

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Session 3

The third and final batch of our shortlisted 52 pitch to the jury.

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To All Shortlisted Candidates

After an intensive and comprehensive assessment of hundreds of applications, we have shortlisted the top candidates based on their creative business models, demonstrative scalability, and the ability to effectively portray their potential business growth in a clear and concise way.

A huge congratulations on a job brilliantly done! We’d also like to offer our sincere commiserations to those businesses that didn’t make it through. We commend their efforts and thank them for taking part in Hello Business Pitch