News and Trends

PepsiCo, SABIC, AstroLabs, and Partners Come Together To Launch The Mega Green Accelerator With Eight Startups From The MENA Region

At the end of the program later this year, one winning company will be awarded US$30,000 in funds to continue its expansion.


Up to 90% of Startups Fail — But Innovation Accelerators Can Help Yours Succeed. Here's How.

Learn how innovation accelerators are powering startups, shortening time to market and increasing the survival rate of fledgling businesses.

Starting a Business

Revamped And Ready: SANDBOX, Dubai's Only Venture-Backed Startup Investment Program, Welcomes Applications For Its Fourth Cohort

As SANDBOX gets set to welcome its fourth cohort, the accelerator run by Dubai Integrated Economic Zones now has the support of Oraseya Capital, making it Dubai's only venture capital-backed startup investment program.

Starting a Business

Majid Al Futtaim Announces The Winners Of The Second Edition Of Its Launchpad Accelerator Program

The Majid Al Futtaim Launchpad Accelerator Program was developed to support the UAE's vision to become the most entrepreneurial nation by 2031.

Science & Technology

This Ex-Facebook Designer Co-Founded an Accelerator for Indigenous People. Here's What She Wishes They Knew About Pursuing a Career in Tech.

Danielle Forward, CEO and co-founder of Natives Rising, realized early on that tech could change the lives of Indigenous people in the U.S.

Business Ideas

50 Amazing Grants, Accelerators, and Free Resources Being Offered to Entrepreneurs by Champions of Small Business

Check out Entrepreneur's first-annual "Champions of Small Business" list, a guide to incredible resources being offered by big businesses.

Business Ideas

16 Accelerators Designed to Fast-Track Small Business Founder Success

If you want to start up, level up, or scale up, look into these accelerator programs being offered by the big businesses on our Champions of Small Business list.

News and Trends

Applications Open For MIT's First Accelerator In MENA, Launched In Partnership With Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority

MIT DesignX Dubai Accelerator has been designed to help aid regional entrepreneurs in addressing sustainability-related challenges through design innovation.

News and Trends

Mondelez India Selects Five Startups For CoLab Accelerator Program

As per an official statement, the startups were handpicked from a competitive pool of over 250 applications across categories like baked snacks, chocolates, confectionery, and savory snacks from all corners of India

News and Trends

CIIE.CO Launches People And Culture Accelerator For 30 Startups

During the program, startups will focus on various challenges, including but not limited to hiring, attrition, founder's leadership abilities, culture-building, compensation and benefits, and performance management and appraisals, as per the platform

News and Trends

Having Graduated Its Sixth Cohort, The MBRIF Innovation Accelerator Program Is Inviting Applications For Its New Seventh Cycle

The sixth cohort included entrepreneurs from the UAE, UK, Canada, Tunisia, KSA, Lebanon and the USA whose ventures are at various levels of business maturity, from prototype to growth stage.

News and Trends

AWS Unveils Cohort Of 14 Startups For Its 2023 Space Accelerator

The four-week accelerator curriculum begins in May and provides an opportunity for startups to receive a customized set of valuable business development resources as well as AWS tools and resources to enhance each startups' unique mission

News and Trends

With US$50,000 Up For Grabs, The 2023 Edition Of Sharjah Innovation Park's Accelerator Program Is Now Open For Applications

The ten-week accelerator program will then provide selected participants with access to funding opportunities, networking, regional experts and resources, as well as an ecosystem that fosters innovation.

Growth Strategies

A Guide To The Most Notable (And Active) Accelerator Programs For Startups In Saudi Arabia

Accelerators typically run for a set period of time, ranging from a few weeks to a few months, and they often include a structured curriculum or program of events designed to assist startups in learning and growing.

News and Trends

Edtech-focused Accelerator Launched To Support Foundational Learning For Children From Low-Income Communities In India

The programme will help organisations innovate to address challenges, and build evidence on learning outcomes, benchmarks and cost effectiveness, thereby supporting the education ecosystem to improve access to quality education at scale