Microsoft Ignite the Tour Hosts Leading Startups in Dubai

Date Updated: Friday, February 7, 2020

Coming soon on February 10-11, Microsoft Ignite the Tour, our premier IT technical readiness customer event, makes its way to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

Microsoft Ignite the Tour is designed for anyone on the frontier of innovation and technology who is motivated to attend technical trainings led by Microsoft experts. We recognize that the role of IT has shifted considerably, therefore, our learning paths and sessions are meant for all roles, from developers and IT implementers to those who make large-scale purchasing decisions for enterprise tech and security solutions.

As with other Ignite events, Microsoft for Startups is hosting a Startup Gallery where we have invited eight innovative startups from across our portfolio to showcase their solutions to attendees.  If you’re planning to come to Dubai, you must come and meet these amazing companies.


Addenda – You’ve got questions. We’ve got blockchain.

Addenda uses distributed ledger technology (DLT) to streamline motor insurance claims between insurance companies. Tailored tasks are reported in real time on our user-friendly interface, and then timestamped as evidence onto the blockchain. This allows insurers to report claim and policy changes in a completely verifiable and encrypted manner. Learn more about Addenda by visiting their LinkedIn or Twitter.


Democrance – Democratizing insurance.

Democrance is an insurance technology startup with a mission to enable partnerships that make insurance accessible and affordable for all segments of society. We have created a digital platform that brings together key industries – insurance, telecommunications and money transfer organizations. By forging new partnerships, we unlock new markets for businesses while creating social value for populations that have previously been excluded from the benefits and protection insurance can provide. Learn more about Democrance by visiting their LinkedIn or Twitter.


FintechOS – Hyper-personalized, automated financial technology.

FintechOS is a Technology as a Service. Our tech makes fast, plug-and-play digital transformation for financial services possible. With FintechOS, banks and insurers can launch data-driven, hyper-personalized digital products and services across any digital touchpoint at speed. We bring ready-made financial innovation together with disruptive technology trends and back them up with a powerful, actionable, evolutive data core. Learn more about FintechOS by visiting their LinkedIn or Twitter.


Okadoc – Welcome to a better healthcare experience.

Okadoc is the region’s first instant online appointment booking platform that seamlessly connects healthcare providers and doctors with their patients. Patients can use to find doctors across 130+ specialties who accept their insurance, instantly book appointments online, receive reminders, reschedule, cancel or even request earlier availability. Okadoc provides both a 24/7 intelligent medical calendar system and a fully interoperable solution that integrates with most hospital and clinic management systems. It helps practitioners, clinics and hospitals reduce 'no-shows', optimize their bookings, attract and engage new patients. Okadoc is free for patients and available across or the app for iPhone and Android. Learn more about Okadoc by visiting their LinkedIn or Twitter.


RIZEK – Do more. Be more.

RIZEK aims to help people achieve more in their daily lives through becoming the region's leading online marketplace for services by efficiently bridging the gap between skilled professionals and consumers expecting good, reliable services. Learn more about RIZEK by visiting their LinkedIn or Twitter.


Searchie – Human Insights @ Work

People are critical to the success of any business, thanks to Searchie - culture and talent can now be digitally transformed to create a more data led process. Searchie is a tech platform using AI to accelerate and assess talent in one place. By conducting unbiased live video interviewing with an avatar and producing instant psychometrics. Bad hires can cost companies thousands of dollars and leave long lasting negative damage on company culture. Talent continues to take a long time and can be costly on many levels. We have also developed a culture pulse which can now assess every employee throughout the company in confidence to ensure they can give feedback without disclosing their identity. Learn more about Searchie by visiting LinkedIn or Twitter.


Zegami – Accelerate your data and machine-learning journey

Zegami is the next generation of data visualization platforms. We’ve made data analysis accessible to everyone by making it visual and intuitive. The tool transforms data into actionable insights, using both structured and unstructured data, AI and human pattern recognition. Learn more about Zegami by visiting LinkedIn or Twitter.

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