Hub71 is Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem that enables founders to build globally enduring homegrown tech companies in any sector by providing access to global markets, a capital ecosystem, a global network of partners, and a vibrant community filled with highly skilled talent, governed by forward-thinking regulation
Hub71 connects the world’s top founders with leading Abu Dhabi and global entities in the public and private sector to drive economic impact and commercial opportunities for startups.
Our vibrant community of tech start-ups, investors, government, and corporate partners ensure the availability of investment, commercial activities, and incentives from the public and private sectors.
Our range of programs and incentives support startups at any stage to strengthen their business and increase direct access to the market.
Through Hub71’s entrepreneurial infrastructure, value-add programs, enabling services and support packages, and access to talent founders can build and scale widely adopted technologies with purpose and impact.
Mubadala is a global investment company with a mandate to create sustainable financial returns for Abu Dhabi.
The company plays a critical role in society, locally and internationally, by pursuing growth and yield for a sustainable future.
Abu Dhabi Global Market is an award-winning international financial centre strategically located in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Its progressive regulatory and legal framework is governed by UK common law.
Established according to Law No. (7) of 2018, Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) regulates the business sector in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and leads economic initiatives to achieve a knowledge-based, diversified, and sustainable economy.
ADDED proposes policies and best practices based on the latest research and statistics from local, regional, and global indicators to drive growth and diversity across various sectors.
Our programs give each and everyone of our startups the best chance for success
Hub71 offers a wide range of programs including, Incentives, Corporate Engagement, Accelerators, and Global upskilling content to support our community.
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A Community of Founders
Innovative, tenacious and focused. These are just some of the characteristics our community of founders possess. Now, hear what they had to say about working with us.
“Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely journey, so having people experiencing similar challenges available to talk with and bounce ideas off, is essential.”
Founder & CEO - ArabeeLenka Basweidan
“For years, I was preaching and telling everyone that Abu Dhabi is great, but people felt it was too far away. Now, the conversation has changed, they say ‘tell me more, when can I come visit?”
Co-founder & COO - halaKarim Davis Dib
“It's all about the Employee Experience (EX) which is why I'm incredibly passionate about helping drive success through AI, Data & Analytics, and People Science. With over 17 years of experience at the intersection of Human Resources and Technology, I transform organizations by designing and building efficient HR processes, tools, and technology to drive bottom line impact and make true large scale organizational change.”
Founder & CEO - Whitebox HRDena Almansoori
“With the support of HUB71 and its wider network, we have been able to unlock new business opportunities, raise new financing, and expand our team in a more sustainable and scalable manner.”