Dtec Incubator, Investing in Early Stage Innovative Startups

Early and seed stage tech startups are welcome to apply to our Incubator for funding and go-to-market support. We invest in passionate teams and scalable technology solutions and provide them with the much needed strategic and operational support to grow and scale beyond Dubai and the region. On top of the seed funding (up to 100K$, equity valuation based), we mentor our portfolio startups to reach three major KPIS prior to graduating from the incubator:

What do you get during the program?

Hands on mentorship, advice and support in:

Access to DTEC network including:


Selection Criteria

  1. Innovative technology startups with high growth potential in: digital, e-commerce, marketplace, software & hardware, IoT, smart city,
    apps, Arabic digital content, Islamic economy, Traveltech, Fintech etc. (we do not accept applications from service
    providers such as IT solutions or web/app development agencies)
  2. A passionate and driven team
  3. Prototype stage preferred, otherwise a detailed data-backed business plan is required

Applications are open to all nationalities, genders and geographical locations.  If admitted, at least one of the founding/
management team will be requested to be based in Dtec where the startup will also be registered (FZCO/FZE).

Apply now and we will get back to you within 3 weeks from your application.


Here is how it works

Stage 1

1 – Apply online
2 – Response will be received within 3 weeks

Stage 2

3 – You will be invited to present to the Dtec Incubator internal assessment committee if your application is accepted

4 – Due diligence is conducted by the incubation team

Stage 3

5 – You will be invited to present to the Investment Selection Committee (ISC)

6 – ISC recommends or rejects investment in the venture

7 – If recommended, company is set up and the incubation programme is launched