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We are going through an economic reset, an environment beneficial to entrepreneurs.

The world needs a new way forward. We have to innovate manufacturing, rethink consumption and introduce new products. We have to develop brand new ways of evaluating problems and solving them. The world has changed and so should everything with it.

And here lies your opportunity.

To launch a company, you not only need to be bold. You need the right skills, mentorship, company setup partner and investment.

Virtuzone and Mind Cloud Academy have teamed up to provide you with all that support. We are looking for 10 teams of 2 participants each with innovative business ideas to take part in our startup accelerator programme certified by the KHDA.

The accelerator will help you develop the skills you need to launch and grow your business. At the end of it, you will get to pitch your idea to a jury of VCs and Angel Investors for your chance to win a free trade licence and up to USD 25,000 in cash.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING YOUR BUSINESS IDEA
ACCELERATOR PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED
PROGRAMME START
JANUARY, 2021

Programme Overview

The Programme’s mission is to help aspiring entrepreneurs develop their skills and launch their businesses in the UAE.

Virtuzone and Mind Cloud Academy will choose 10 teams of 2 participants each to take part in the accelerator programme.

The 10 week KHDA-Certified Programme will take place every Saturday starting Q1 2021 and will help participants develop 10 essential startup related skills:

Business Model Canvas
Finance & Valuation
Design Thinking
Customer Acquisition & Retention
Scaling-up
Marketing, Digital & PR
Leadership
Sales & Operations
Pivoting Business Models

Selection Criteria

A team of 2 founding members committed to launching the idea and going through the accelerator programme:

Have
a business idea that is new and
not funded before.
Have
an initial Business Model
ready.
Can
identify their skillset
gaps.
Can
specify what the financial challenges to support the venture are.
Will expand on any other challenges they are facing.
Fill out the form to receive detailed information on how to apply