startAD Incubator bridges the gap between innovative local and global startups and leading UAE corporations
Offered twice a year for up to 10-15 teams per cycle, the startAD Incubator delivers a thorough 3 month incubation program, including seed investment, meeting space, legal assistance, mentorship and a rigorous training program
startAD is a full stack entrepreneurial experience
startAD is an innovation and entrepreneurship platform offering a full stack entrepreneurial experience for the global startup community. Anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, startAD supports the entrepreneurship ecosystem through education initiatives and the creation of startups.
Building the UAE Startup Ecosystem
What We Offer
- Digital and Business Literacy Workshops
- 5 Day Startup Bootcamp
- 2 Week Venture Launchpad
- Incubation Program
- Prototyping facility
- Community Education
- NYU Global Network
startAD has two components: a forum, which is an educational platform that catalyzes individuals and teams with a defined process and tools to develop a scalable, repeatable and efficient venture; and an incubator, which synergizes local and global startups with major UAE corporations, granting opportunities for shared insights and business viability testing.
Our Core Programs
All community members are invited to apply. Courses are free of charge for accepted applicants.
Building an Amazing Website from Scratch!
April 01, 2017
Learn the basics of how websites work, how to build a site with minimal effort, and the basics of front end programming.
(IoT) How to turn a space into a smart one
April 15, 2017
Participants will be introduced to the basics of space automation (circuits, sensors, actuators, controller) and will also learn how to program amazon echo (Alexa)