November 5, 2016


About: Middle East Startups is the home of the Middle East startup ecosystem hosting digital events, boot camps, accelerators and startup expos for the region. It is a subsidiary of Global Startup Ecosystem, which provides digital programs for startup ecosystems in Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. Follow us on Facebook! 

Our Programs:

  1. The First MENA Startup Digital Accelerator: We accelerate 100 companies to market each year. Our 3-day online accelerator program targets Middle East entrepreneurs.
  2. Monthly Keynote Series: Where successful Middle Eastern entrepreneurs from all over the world share top 5 lessons on how they launched and scaled their companies. All events are hosted online and free.
  3. Annual Online MENA Startup Ecosystem Expo: an action-packed lunch hour where the top accelerators, incubators, and events present their programs to aspiring entrepreneurs of the Middle East. Entrepreneurs will learn where to find funding, partnerships and amazing opportunities to accelerate to market. Each startup ecosystem presenter will present for 3 minutes. All presentation decks will be emailed out to attendees at the end of the program.
  4. Central Startup Ecosystem Directory: We list all events, programs, and initiatives that advance entrepreneurship in the Middle East. Startups now have a central place to find updates from local partners that can accelerate their growth. Local accelerators and incubators now have a medium to share their initiatives and achievements with entrepreneurs.Events Library: We list all of the major tech, business, and startup events within the region.
  5. MENA Startup Ecosystem Roundtable Meetings: Each quarter, the representatives of startup programs from each country are invited to share insights, issues, and updates to ensure MENA-wide cross collaboration. Our aim is to facilitate a supportive network for our MENA entrepreneurs. Ecosystem Partnership Platform: We help facilitate the collaboration of government, incubators, accelerators and entrepreneurs by hosting monthly online roundtables, blasting monthly insights to 1000+ influencers.