StartAD | AD SME
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StartAD is an Abu Dhabi-based accelerator advancing startups to scale and success in the UAE and beyond. Powered by Tamkeen LLC and anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, startAD is a new model for innovation that creates customised and impact-driven programs in partnership with government, corporations, investors and others to further the UAE’s knowledge-based economy. startAD offers unparalleled business advancement opportunities to local and global tech startups, SMEs, researchers and investors through an extensive range of programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and a strong global network. Driving innovation in multiple priority industries in the UAE, from finance to construction.

  • 124 Startups accelerated
  • 40 local SMEs upskilled
  • 20 Corporate Partners Supported
  • 273 Jobs Created
  • 50 Pilot Projects Secured
  • 6,000 Aspiring Entrepreneurs Benefited
  • 300 Youth Entrepreneurs Incubated
  • 52 Emirati Entrepreneurs Advanced
  • 450 Investors Engaged
  • $43M Revenue Generated

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