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Deadline: May 1st, 2018


After years building an award-winning angel investment group that facilitated over 3 million AED of funding, womena is ready to do more then just invest! Our 4-month accelerator program is taking place across the Middle East, and bringing participants together in two major global startup hubs: Berlin and Dubai!

Womentum acceleration teams will benefit from the following:

  • A customized curriculum of support and training based on your startup’s individualized needs
  • Regional marketing and exposure through the Womentum web series
  • 1:1 mentoring with experts, coaches and consultants from Berlin, Dubai and your local market
  • An economy class ticket towards flight costs for up to two founders to Berlin and Dubai
  • Accommodation in Berlin and Dubai on a shared-room basis
  • Access to co-working space during both rotations, including Impact Hub’s Berlin network
  • Support with visa processing for Berlin & Dubai
  • Access to ecosystem events in Berlin & Dubai
  • Introductions to womena’s network of investors (global & regional)
  • Legal support from Latham & Watkins – the largest legal firm in the world
  • Options for easy incorporation in the UAE
  • Free co-working package for top 3 companies upon graduation


If you are an early stage startup that:

  • Has a gender-diverse team with at least one female co-founder (who owns equity in the business)
  • Is developing an innovative and scalable tech product
  • Has proof of concept and an existing prototype
  • Is based in or operating in the MENA market
  • Has 6 months – 2 years of operations
  • Has demonstrated a commitment to building a successful company by having at least one team member 100% focused on building your business from July to October
  • Is willing to be featured on media and appear on camera throughout the program


Application Process