Welcome to startAD @ New York University Abu Dhabi

The startAD Hardware Venture Launchpad


December 13, 2017 at NYU Abu Dhabi


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Industrial Disruption


A Conversation between Industry Leaders and Disruptive Startups

November 22, 2017 @ startAD Central, NYU Abu Dhabi

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Founder School

Protecting your Idea of Invention – IP

November 28, 2017 @ startAD Central, NYU Abu Dhabi

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Al Warsha

3D Printing Workshop

November 27, 2017 @ NYU Abu Dhabi

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startAD is an innovation and entrepreneurship platform that supports startups in the UAE at every stage of their development.


startAD offers 5 core programs, that aim to stimulate innovation and facilitate investment in local-based startups:


Angel Rising

Education sessions on key topics related to Angel Investing

Al Warsha

An open-access, DIY workshop, and prototyping and fabrication facility

Venture Launchpad

A 10-day program aimed at early stage startups to help them develop scalable, repeatable and capital efficient new ventures

Beyond the Pitch

A UAE Youth Startup Program

Founder School

Weekly modules teaching the skills that are essential for aspiring entrepreneurs

Selected startups that display outstanding potential and promise may also benefit from continuous mentoring and seed funding from startAD to help scale their businesses.


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