About the Program

Through SkillUp Compete with MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab the SkillUp Academy organises a UAE Students and recent graduates Competition. The competition aims to find the best and innovative university students and recent graduates, strategically located in the UAE, to join a global ecosystem.

What you will get

  • Equity free cash prizes per winning team once your business is incorporated.

  • Business setup and registration support.

  • Office space.

  • Fast-tracking to an industry-leading accelerator program.

  • Mentorship and introduction global market potential and capital through a network of strategic partners.

  • Media exposure and recognition.

Eligibility Criteria

  • UAE-based university student or recent graduate (graduated in 2016 or later).

  • At least two team members (the applicant plus one) or one member with a recommendation from a mentor/professor/industry expert.

  • Validated business model canvas with a clear plan to grow.