Hub71 is Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem for tech startups, entrepreneurs and investors to sustain a robust innovation ecosystem in the UAE’s capital. The tech ecosystem combines several key elements for startups to succeed: access to capital, market opportunities, talent, and a favorable business environment within a vibrant community.
Named after the UAE’s formation in 1971, Hub71 works alongside its strategic partners to create the optimal environment for founders, disruptors, and transformative tech startups from around the world seeking to build and scale their tech innovations globally. More generally, Hub71 is on a mission to cement Abu Dhabi’s position as a world-leading innovation-led technology hub.
Hub71’s vibrant community consists of passionate founders , leading venture capital funds, large corporations, accelerators, universities, government agencies and regulators to ensure they can deliver the open and flexible environment necessary to ease doing business and stimulate opportunities for entrepreneurs and global tech startups in Abu Dhabi.
To enable and support tech companies, Hub71 offers various programs and flexible incentives to stimulate growth opportunities including equity free incentives, Value Creation services, and a robust Corporate Engagement Program, which through its strategic corporate partners, provide opportunities to access customers, receive expert mentorship and commercialize innovative proof of concepts in various industries. Hub71 also works with a range of global accelerators and upskilling programs from Microsoft, Techstars, Gothams, to Plug and Play – Abu Dhabi.
Through these partnerships, Hub71’s community enjoys access to capital, diverse talent and a network of influential corporates and government partners that facilitate market access to the region for global startups.
Through its efforts, the tech ecosystem is advancing the nation’s priority sectors, promoting a long-term sustainable economy.