Company Information

startAD is an Abu Dhabi-based global accelerator steering seed-stage technology startups to launch, develop and scale their ventures. The accelerator enables startups to pilot solutions with industry leaders, while enabling corporates to innovate with startups disrupting their core businesses.

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Anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi and powered by Tamkeen, an Abu Dhabi government owned company, startAD provides access to a global network of investors, mentors and experts, and manages a seed fund for UAE-based startups.

startAD has the unique domain expertise and state-of-the-art facilities to develop hardware and AI startups in priority industries including aviation, energy, sustainability, construction, and security. Since startAD’s launch in 2016, participating startups have raised $8 million in investment, secured numerous pilot projects, and have been recognized with global design and product awards.

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Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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Investor Type Accelerator

Ticket Size Upto $250K

Geographical Focus United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Qatar + 16 more

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