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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

The Microsoft GrowthX accelerator program’s for AI Startups in MENA Region

Applications are now open for The Microsoft GrowthX accelerator program cohort 5.

This edition of Microsoft's GrowthX accelerator program is targeting AI startups in middle east and north Africa (MENA) region. Participating startups will benefit from Up to $150,000 in Azure credits and benefits on Founders Hub plus several other benefits.

Here's the key details you need to know about this accelerator program.


GrowthX Accelerator : AI Edition Summary

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


Startup Eligibility

In this edition of GrowthX Accelerator, startups with AI focus are targeted. Startups eligible for this edition are:

  • Tech startups, with;

  • AI solutions;

  • Revenue Generating Scale-Ups or Growth Stage Innovators


Program Componentes

  • AI based technology solutions.

  • 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


Application Procedure

Eligible startups are invited to submit their applications online by filling this Online Application Form.

Application Deadline: September 2nd, 2024

Virtual Program Duration: September 16 – November 8

In-person Demo Day in UAE: First week of December





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