Ibtikari

Ibtikari

startAD and Khalifa Fund invite Emirati entrepreneurs to apply for Ibtikari, a six-month incubator aimed at helping technology startups advance their businesses.

Scheduled to take place between September ,29 2018 and March 2019 ,31 at NYU Abu Dhabi, Ibtikari is open to startups with at least one UAE National as the founding member. Five teams will be selected based on the proposed concept, potential market reach, and prototype or proof of concept through an online application and in-person interviews. If selected, you will be given access to startAD’s prototyping facilities and coworking space at NYU Abu Dhabi throughout the duration of Ibtikari. You will also be considered for potential financial support from Khalifa Fund if your startup meets the fund criteria.

 

 

Application deadline: August 2018 ,31

About the program

  • Have opportunities to validate your business with leading UAE corporations
  • Get access to startAD’s prototyping facilities and coworking space
  • Scale your startup with local customer discovery, and validation activities
  • Benefit from a series of training and mentorship sessions with leading global experts
  • Become investor ready with pitching and fundraising training…

Who should Apply?

  • Seed stage Hardware startups
  • Targeting UAE/MENA market
  • Startups who have a functioning prototype
  • Startups with a committed founding team.

Examples of industry use cases we are looking for, but are not limited to:

  • Robotics
  • Manufacturing Automation…

Why Apply?

  • Have opportunities to validate your business with leading UAE corporations
  • Get access to startAD’s prototyping facilities and coworking space
  • Scale your startup with local customer discovery, and validation activities
  • Benefit from a series of training and mentorship sessions with leading global experts
  • Become investor ready with pitching and fundraising training…

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