Anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi and powered by its partner Tamkeen, startAD began its journey in September 2016 as a new model for entrepreneurship education and innovation for the region. startAD supports Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s goals of becoming a knowledge-based economy by equipping students, startups, and corporates with the necessary tools to build innovative new products that serve
NYUAD has assembled over the past decade a remarkable community of scholars, students, researchers, artists, inventors, and others who have contributed to the growth of the UAE’s capital as a global hub of knowledge and culture, while establishing a new model of higher education for today’s complex world.
Launched in November 2019, the Manassah competition supports young entrepreneurs to develop innovative businesses across three categories – retail, café, and restaurants. This is Aldar’s first retail startup programme in partnership with startAD
Following a round of rigorous process entered into by 150 talented contestants, the Aldar selection committee has identified seven home grown finalists of the entrepreneurship competition
Aldar Properties announced finalists for its Manassah entrepreneurship competition designed to support the UAE’s most ambitious retail and F&B entrepreneurs.
A multifaceted approach is crucial to solving food security issues. Above all, governments and private sector businesses must work together to spearhead new initiatives in the food security sector
The accelerator will steer global startups to grow and scale in the UAE. The winning startup will implement its potential pilot projects with startAD’s partners ALEC Engineering and Contracting, and the Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC).