Closing soon: Khalifa Fund invites school students to apply to its "Venturist" entrepreneurship summer camp

Closing soon: Khalifa Fund invites school students to apply to its "Venturist" entrepreneurship summer camp 

By: Abu Dhabi SME Hub

School students will receive access to a masterclass of entrepreneurial workshops and expert guest speakers.

The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development has announced that registration for ‘Venturist’, their highly coveted entrepreneurship summer camp, is open for the 2021 edition.

Venturist 2021 comes following a well-received inaugural edition in 2020, where 100 students took part in an extensive entrepreneurial camp, which concluded with students pitching their business ideas to a committee of representatives and entrepreneurs with first-hand experience working alongside Khalifa Fund.

What's on offer

Venturist will include a vast array of workshops that will equip students with a diverse set of entrepreneurial skills, such as: innovation and invention, logo design, marketing, promotion, prototyping, budget and finance, and business plan development.

Who can apply

The Venturist Entrepreneurship Summer Camp will initially open up to 100 hopeful students who meet specific criteria, with a potential of another 100 students being accepted depending on demand. To learn more about the selection criteria, how you can register and more about Venturist, please visit 


The virtual summer camp will commence on July 25th and will run two separate 10-day camps, concluding on the 19th August. Venturist will be open to students from 10 to 17 years old, and will teach them essential entrepreneurship skills through specialised workshops and expert guest speakers across entrepreneurism, marketing and public relations. On completion, students will receive an official certificate of their participation.

Registration closes on Friday, 16 July.

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