Applications for the Misk Accelerator Programme 2024 for Startups are open now. The Misk Accelerator Programme 2024 for Startups is an opportunity for early-stage startups to receive support, mentorship, and funding to help them grow and succeed.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2024
The programme is designed to help startups from various industries and backgrounds, and the deadline for applications is January 31, 2024. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to take your startup to the next level, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Misk Accelerator Programme 2024 for Startups
The Misk Accelerator was founded in 2019 with the goal of enabling and supporting early-stage tech startups locally and worldwide that seek to have Saudi Arabia, the largest market in the MENA region, as their platform to operate and grow.
Since 2019, the Misk acceleration has supported 153 startups across 8 cohorts. In its 9th cohort, a qualified batch of 20 startups will participate in the 12-week hybrid (in-person and virtual) program, providing startups with all the mentorship, resources, and tools aimed at accelerating their growth and expansion in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
1-to-1 coaching sessions. These sessions are designed to customize your Misk accelerator experience by having hands-on, detailed sessions around core elements.
Focus weeks: These in-person weeks are meticulously crafted to equip startups with the essential tools and guidance vital for excelling in diverse aspects of their entrepreneurial journey.
MasterClasses and Workshops: These sessions are led by industry leaders and entrepreneurship experts to share their knowledge and insights through tailored content followed by Q&A to address your particular challenges.
Misk Accelerator Investor Night: This key event revolves around founders presenting their business ideas to a distinguished group of venture capitalists and angel investors, followed by curated 1:1 introductions to maximize the potential of investment.
Demo Day: The Grand Finale! The flagship Misk Accelerator Demo Day is one of the premier events in the KSA innovation calendar. Expect senior stakeholders to attend who are eager to learn more about your game-changing solution.
Access to local and global networks of founders, investors, communities, and more.
Business development and funding opportunities.
Access to shared office space.
Tailored support services and IT perks.
The program covers full accommodation expenses and partial flight expenses for the physical weeks.
They are looking for startups that meet the following criteria:
Early stage with early traction.
Operating or looking to scale in KSA.
The program offers a hybrid experience of in-person and virtual sessions. The physical parts will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.