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An introduction to Dubai’s start-up accelerators

Thu, September 17, 2020

To diversify its economy, Dubai has taken several steps to enhance its business environment to better serve the start-up community.

To diversify its economy, Dubai has taken several steps to enhance its business environment to better serve the start-up community.

Programmes

425

applications

DIFC FinTech Hive accelerator programme has tripled in number of applications since its first cycle in 2017

Finance

US$100 m

Fintech fund

DIFC offers a dedicated fund to enable sustainable growth and development of the industry

How A US$1 Billion Dubai Start-Up Became the Middle East’s First Unicorn

In just 5 years, Dubai-based ride hailing start-up Careem grew to become the region’s first unicorn.

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