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Sanabil 500 MENA Seed Accelerator
The program offers founders:
Mentorship and programming
Dedicated mentorship and programming for 12 weeks from 500 Global mentors.
Equity investment of USD $100,000+ for selected startups from 500 Global.
Global network access
Access to 500’s global network of founders, community events, partners and more.
Here's what you can expect
We’re looking for startups that meet the following criteria:
- Tech startups with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
- Located in the Middle Eastern and North African Region (MENA)
- Startups with early traction looking to scale
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The Batch 4 cohort will begin programming in September 2022.
Foundations of Growth
Foundational programming to cover growth marketing hacks, developing ideal customer profiles, creating an effective one-liner, and more.
7 weeks of growth experiments, customer interviews, and weekly 1:1 meetings with mentors from 500’s extensive network across industries.
Pitch Prep & Demo Day
Startups will be prepared to develop an effective presentation to partners and industry stakeholders in the region at our world-renowned Demo Day for the MENA region.
Frequently Asked Questions
No, there are no fees for participating in the program.