Your Ideal Launchpad

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Delivering Exceptional Benefits

Hub71 is a world-class tech ecosystem opening doors to global opportunities from an optimal business environment for entrepreneurial-minded innovators

$500 million in available capital

A growing capital community comprised of leading global investment firms with strong track records of funding in bold tech-based companies

More than $400,000 in non-equity incentives
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Our Incentive Program provides you with valuable equity-free incentives, saving costs and helping you focus on what matters

Free housing, office space and healthcare

Enjoy the highest standards of living and working in Abu Dhabi thanks to our partnerships with OYO, WeWork and ADNIC

Engage with our corporate partners

From global corporations to leading private sector companies driving Abu Dhabi’s economy, we give our startups access to world-renowed businesses

Collaborate with key market players

Backed by powerful tech companies and influential Abu Dhabi public and private sector entities, expand your network and make new connections

Accelerate your startup to the next level

Through our wide ranging accelerator programs, gain access to entrepreneurs, investors and experts in your sector who can help your startup take-off

Supporting Innovators

We believe in pioneering the future. Our Incentive Program is designed to make it easier to setup your business in Abu Dhabi

Enticing incentives
Supported by powerful players

Born out of the AED 50bn Ghadan 21 program located in the heart of ADGM, we have the immense backing of some of the globe’s most influential and widely recognized organizations

Backed by changemakers
Driving Abu Dhabi’s digital transformation

In addition to world-class educational institutions, and digital infrastructure, Abu Dhabi welcomes you. Working in one of the world’s safest cities, join a melting pot of more than 200 nationalities all working to transform Abu Dhabi's future

A place of limitless opportunities

Meet our Partners

Backed by a robust network of strategic partners, we pride ourselves with a unique competitive advantage to support startups wanting to scale from Abu Dhabi to the world

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.

“We chose Abu Dhabi as our base due to its business friendly environment and robust regulatory framework. Being part of Hub71 has created a soft landing with an immediate ecosystem of support.”

COO - AirCarbon Exchange
William A Pazos

“When I first came to visit the UAE I met with the Ghadan21 team and Hub71 and I was very impressed by them, and so I applied to Hub71's Incentive Program, and I was fortunate enough to be accepted.”

Founder & CEO - AmmbrTech
Derick Smith

“With the Incentive Program set forth by Hub71, DoctorsAE marked 2020 with optimism and ending it with the advocacy to continue building a better future through technology.”

DoctorsAE
Hasna Almutawa

“Hub71 has supported us with the logistical difficulties of operating a startup by providing us with an office space and assistance in relocating our team to Abu Dhabi, and provided us a network of other startups who we can learn from too.”

Co-founder - Dapi
Mohammed Aziz

“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 - hala
Karim Davis Dib

“Being part of Hub71’s ecosystem is a game changer for ambitious innovative startups with access to partnerships, talent, capital, and state of the art infrastructure.”

CEO - Lamsa
Badr Ward

“Due to Hub71 we were recognized by the biggest tech companies in the world and began working together to optimize interface, performance, and results.”

Founder & CEO - Tawazon
Suna Zoabi-Othman

“Being part of Hub71 has given us access to many opportunities from capital raising, to learning & development, to public & private partnerships.”

Founder & CEO - Bayzat
Talal Bayaa

“Hub71 is now the place where the founders of 1702ai are influencing the future of ai and public safety.”

Founder & CEO - 1702ai
Joe Levy

“Our team is thrilled to join Hub71 in Abu Dhabi. Being part of the Hub71 family is a great achievement for us. The great support of their Incentive Program is a boost for our company, to access the regional ecosystem.”

Business Development Manager - Algocyte
Lionel Khalil

“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 - Arabee
Lenka Basweidan

“Our move to Abu Dhabi will open up substantial opportunities, with access to corporate partners, investors and government collaborations through Hub71, this is a great prospect for us to propel our growth in the region.”

Co-founder - Arcab
Bilal Shabandri

“Our application process was smooth, staff were responsive and supportive, and the incentives are outstanding for our needs.”

Founder - CardioDiagnostics
Ziad Sankari

“Hub71 has changed the scale and scope of our ambitions and given us permission and the resources to reach for the moon. That's what we have every intention of doing, and that's how powerful this program is.”

Founder - Dharma
Charaf El Mansouri

“Precious Payload is incredibly proud to be a part of the Hub71! It is indeed a remarkable and unique Abu Dhabi initiative to create advanced and unprecedented technologies and services.”

CEO & Co-Founder - Precious Payload
Andrew Maximov

“Hub71 will present a new chapter in the life of Fanera with access to a brand new flourishing market and remarkable ecosystem.”

CEO - Fanera
Mohammed Kilany

“Being at Hub71 gives us credibility in dealing with VCs, potential hires, and customers because we’ve been vetted and approved by the region's most prestigious startup ecosystem.”

Co-founder & CEO - hala
Walid Daniel Dib

“Having a tech ecosystem that is connected to banking and business regulators means that I can get on with growing my business with the full knowledge that there is a robust but flexible regulatory framework.”

Co-founder & CEO - BitOasis
Ola Doudin

“Hub71 has given us access to a broad range of global and local stakeholders whilst giving us an OPEX cushion through their Incentive Program, including housing, health insurance and office space.”

Co-Founder & CEO - The Concept
Yadhushan Mahendran

“Hub71 provided us with the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with the entrepreneurs and access to potential clients and investors.”

Founder & Chairman - Smart Navigation Systems
Mustafa Alhashmi

“We are extremely excited to be part of Hub71’s community, but more importantly being in the center of things with interesting startups from the region, is a great opportunity to share experiences and accelerate our learning process.”

Co-founder - Yanzo
Tarek Osman

“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 HR
Dena Almansoori

“Joining Hub71 was a gamechanger for us at Designhubz. We couldn't be more grateful for the platform and network they provided us, to not only scale up but also connect with some of the top VCs around the globe.”

CEO - Designhubz
Nadim Habr

“Despite turbulent times in 2020, we were able to virtually set up new offices and expand our operations to UAE with the support of Hub71.”

Founder & CEO - Tarabut Gateway
Abdulla Almoayed

“Joining Hub71 has been an important move for us, it has allowed us to grow into a new country and connect with like-minded startups. This move will only bring us closer to our goals.”

CEO - KamKalima
Siroun Shamigian

“Trella's experience with Hub71 albeit in its infancy has been profound. Onboarding has been smooth and the impressive access to the key ecosystem players is already accelerating our growth and potential in Abu Dhabi, and the UAE.”

Head of Global Expansion - Trella
Peter May

“Hub71 has been a springboard for Securrency. In 2020, our team tripled in size as we attracted top engineering talent to Abu Dhabi from around the world. Hub71 is the place to be for startups in 2021 and beyond!”

COO & CRO - Securrency
John Hensel

“The Hub71 team and program have been invaluable in helping Kinderly become established in the UAE, with their generous Incentive Program allowing us to recruit the best employees and quickly grow the team in Abu Dhabi.”

Founder & CEO - Kinderly
Geraint Barton

“With a helpful team and generous subsidies, Hub71 has contributed to our growth and future goals. We are fortunate to be working with them and look forward to the future of Abu Dhabi's Tech hub.”

Entrepreneur - Krews
Ahmed Alqubaisi

“We believe that we could not be in a better place as a business epicenter for the growth of our company throughout the MENA region and to be able to make a difference, contributing to the entire Arab community.”

Founder & CEO - Jade Autism
Ronaldo Cohin

“The ecosystem that is being developed by Hub71 gives us access to a larger network and an opportunity to share our experience and learn from other aspiring entrepreneurs.”

Founder & CEO - SmartCrowd
Siddiq Farid

“Hub71 is more than a name and building, it is a collaborative community with state-of-the-art facilities, helping arabee to expand and gain opportunities in global markets.”

Co-founder - Arabee
Ferakh Lakhany

“Hub71 is one of the few programs worldwide that brings you to live, work, and thrive in one of the best and safest cities in the world becoming a beacon for many others programs to follow.”

Co-founder & CCO - Key2Enable
Jose Rubinger

“Hub71 is a catalyst for growth; their incentive program, regulation support, and everything in-between enables startups to supercharge their growth. We’re proud to be part of the Hub71 family.”

Managing Director - Clearmove
Haitham Al-Khatib

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Ali Halabi
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Mohammed Aziz
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Suna Zoabi-Othman
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Lionel Khalil
Lenka Basweidan
Bilal Shabandri
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Andrew Maximov
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Ola Doudin
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Mustafa Alhashmi
Tarek Osman
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Abdulla Almoayed
Siroun Shamigian
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John Hensel
Geraint Barton
Ahmed Alqubaisi
Ronaldo Cohin
Siddiq Farid
Ferakh Lakhany
Jose Rubinger
Haitham Al-Khatib
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Our Capital Community

Intellectually curious, dynamic and open-minded, these are just a few of the entrepreneurial characteristics of our esteemed investors. Please take a moment to get acquainted and explore their ambitious plans for the future.

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What's Happening

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    HUB71 OPENS DOOR TO INNOVATORS WORLDWIDE WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS COMMUNITY CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

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    HUB71 SELECTED TO ENDORSE GLOBAL TECH ENTREPRENEURS FOR GOLDEN VISAS IN ABU DHABI

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    Hub71 Launches New Venture Builder Program with Modus Capital to Build and Invest in Startups

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    HUB71 PARTNERS WITH ADIO TO GRANT AED 10 MILLION TO STARTUPS AS COUNTDOWN TO THE OUTLIERS BEGINS