StartAd Alumni

Our Startup alumni is made up of a diverse group of entrepreneurs successfully graduating out many of our startup building programs

CYCLE 4 – MAY 2018

  • Founder: Amit Sukhija
  • Technology: IoT & AI aviation platform
  • Year founded: 2017
  • Location: Hyderabad, India

TRACTION

  • 15 people added
  • $750,000 funding raised
  • Secured partnership with Etihad Airways
  • Currently Part of Boeing Accelerator, India

CYCLE 4 MAY 2018

  • Founder: Sivanand Mahapatra
  • Technology: AI powered analytics platform
  • Year founded: 2017
  • Location: Bangalore, India

TRACTION

  • Won $10,000 Etihad Innovation Prize at startAD VL – May 2018
  • Demos completed with Etihad Airways and ADNOC

CYCLE 4 MAY 2018

  • Founder: David Baur
  • Technology: Smart container for logistics management
  • Year founded: 2016
  • Location: Lausanne, Switzerland

TRACTION

  • $100, 000 in EU grant
  • Supported by DHL, Nestle, Schenker, PSA DB

CYCLE 2 DECEMBER 2017

  • Founder: Saeed Alnofeli
  • Technology: Data analysis platform powered by IoT to track camels
  • Year founded: 2014
  • Location: Dubai, UAE

TRACTION

  • Won prototyping grant at startAD VL – Dec. 2017

CYCLE 2 DECEMBER 2017

  • Founder: Nadiya Siddique
  • Technology: IoT wearable bracelet to monitor Vitamin D deficiency
  • Year founded: 2017
  • Location: London, UK

TRACTION

  • $35,000 in EU grant

CYCLE 3 –FEBRUARY 2018

  • Founder: Sahiqa Bennett
  • Technology: AI powered recruitment platform
  • Year founded: 2018
  • Location: Dubai, UAE

TRACTION

  • Pilot secured with Etihad Airways and NYUAD

CYCLE 1 SEPTEMBER 2017

  • Founder: Avira Tharakan
  • Technology: Blockchain based secure document transfer
  • Year founded: 2014
  • Location: India

TRACTION

  • $30M current valuation
  • 100% acquisition offer

CYCLE 4 MAY 2018

  • Founder: Nick Marshall
  • Techno
  • logy: IoT customer feedback deviceYear founded: 2017
  • Location: Dubai, UAE

 

TRACTION

  • Raising $1.5M
  • Secured contracts with Marriott, Walgreens
  • Won international product award

CYCLE 4 MAY 2018

  • Founder: Soushiant Zanganehpour
  • Technology: AI powered participatory decision-making platform
  • Year founded: 2018
  • Location: UAE

TRACTION

  • Secured Etihad Pilot
  • Secured ADNOC Pilot
  • Won $600,000 from the New Shape Prize

CYCLE 5 OCTOBER 2018

  • Founder: Carlos Rivera
  • Technology: AI powered analytics platform
  • Year founded: 2017
  • Location: Mexico

TRACTION

  • Won Etihad Innovation Kickstarter Award and a $32,000 Paid Pilot
  • Won $10,000 UAE Exchange Finabir Award
  • Raised $620,000