Techstars Hub71 Accelerator is Seeking 10 Startups to be Global Champions

Techstars Hub71 Accelerator, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE is 10 days away from closing applications for the 2021 program, to scale and support 10 startups that are ready to change the world for the better. The program will be run virtually and is led by its Managing Director, Vijay Tirathrai, and Program Manager, Dania Shahin. Its mission is to support and scale 10 startups to become global champions. 


Furthermore, our partner, Hub71, offers an attractive incentive program for Seed-stage companies which includes 100% non-equity subsidies for housing, healthcare, and office space in WeWork x Hub71, a great workspace located at ADGM Square on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi where our accelerator program is based.

Our program is open to all founders who have the vision to leverage Techstars and the Abu Dhabi ecosystem for access to talent, markets, and investors. If you're passionate about your idea, committed to your mission, excited about your vision, and wish to partner with the best-in-class Seed-stage investor to scale your company globally, then apply for our program.

The program supports founders of startups from all over the world with main components:

- Access to diverse mentors across the world
- Access to Techstars global community network 
- Access to investors globally
- Access to funding and unparallel perks 
- Access to a world-class 3 months program with top-notch resources and tools 
- Initial investment of $120K USD per company plus benefits

Applications for the program close on October 11th and the program will kick off on January 10th, 2021. The inaugural cohort is set to conclude with a demo day on April 8th, 2021.


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