GrowthX Accelerator – Cohort 5

Microsoft for Startups Middle East


Entrepreneurs build cool startups, we help accelerate them. Microsoft’s corporate customers are constantly on the hunt for new innovative solutions to give their businesses an edge.

We support tech startups that want to sell their innovative solutions to these customers, via a series of workshops to speed up their sales cycle.

Throughout our accelerator program, our founders build close relationships with key decision-makers and to adapt their tech solutions to the customers’ needs.

Our 8-week, equity-free accelerator program is designed for AI startups! With the support of Microsoft and Abu Dhabi Investment Office, learn from global experts, startups connect with the right corporate and investment network, and access opportunities to scale your solution to the next level.

Program Components:

    – AI based technology solutions.

    – Virtual capacity building workshops and training covering Business, Abu Dhabi, AI and Tech.

    – Unique curated mentor panels are dedicated specifically to each startup.

    – 1:1 Technical support and guidance from Microsoft specialists.

    – In-person Demo Day and opportunities at UAE.

    – Access to investors and corporate partners

    – Up to $150,000 in Azure credits and benefits on Founders Hub

    Startup Criteria:
    • Tech startups
    • AI solutions
    • Revenue Generating Scale-Ups or Growth Stage Innovators


    Applications are now Open!

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    Closes September 2, 2024
    OrganizerMicrosoft For Startups
    Website Visit website
    Targets Jordan, Kuwait, Northern Africa, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
    Sectors Sector agnostic