Launched in 2018 in partnership with Tamkeen, Flat6Labs Bahrain is an accelerator program aiming to help accelerate the growth of local and international startups in Bahrain and provide a steady pipeline to the rapidly growing Bahraini venture capital industry.
Flat6Labs Tunis in partnership with Le15 is a startup seed program and an early stage fund aiming to help accelerate the growth of Tunisian startups’ and provide a steady pipeline to the rapidly growing Tunisian venture capital industry. Through its expansive and wide-reaching network and numerous partnerships, Flat6Labs Tunis will also provide Tunisian entrepreneurs with seed funding, strategic mentorship, office space, a multitude of perks and services from partners, and entrepreneurship-focused business training and development workshops, all engineered to prepare companies to be investment-ready within four months. Flat6Labs Tunis is poised to create the next wave of entrepreneurs developing innovative solutions and applications, becoming a one-of-a-kind localized program harnessing & scaling innovation; effectively and swiftly contributing to the Tunisian ecosystem growth. The program welcomes ideas and startups working in innovation based and knowledge driven industries, including but not limited to; education, energy, transport, financial services, information and communications technology (ICT), electronics, manufacturing solutions, green technologies.
Flat6Labs Beirut in partnership with ArabNet is a startup seed program and an early stage fund that will help accelerate the Lebanese startups’ growth and provide the steady pipeline to the rapidly growing Lebanese venture capital industry. Through its expansive and wide-reaching network and numerous partnerships, Flat6Labs Beirut will also provide Lebanese entrepreneurs with the scaling opportunities to access wider markets regionally and internationally.
Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi is a global hub for digital innovation that will support a generation of entrepreneurs from the UAE and abroad to launch digital businesses in Abu Dhabi and scale to regional and global markets.
Supported by twofour54, Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi will support startups at idea, early, and growth phases, with a focus on media and digital content, including media and film production, e-commerce, social media, online education, gaming, mobile apps, and big data and analytics.
In its competitive core program, Flat6Labs Abu Dhabi will provide entrepreneurs with seed funding, strategic mentorship, office space, a multitude of perks and services from partners, and entrepreneurship-focused business training and development workshops, all engineered to prepare companies to be investment-ready within four and a half months.
Flat6Labs Jeddah fosters and invests in bright and passionate Saudi entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas. Launched in 2013, Flat6Labs Jeddah assists and encourages entrepreneurs throughout the critical first steps of development. The target for the accelerator program is to graduate 15 successful and scalable startup businesses each year.
After reviewing all submitted applications, we select 20 of the best ideas to attend a 5 day bootcamp. The goal by the end of the bootcamp is to have each team accomplish three main tasks: 1) Finalize their concept, 2) Finalize their business model, 3) Prepare their pitch for investors. Based on each teams pitches by the end of the bootcamp, our selection panel selects a final 6-8 teams to join the upcoming cycle.
The criteria for applying to Flat6Labs Jeddah:
– The applicant must be fully dedicated to the duration of the 4 month program.
– The applicant (founders) should be Saudi nationals
– The applicant should be based in Jeddah during the 4 month program period.
Once a team is selected to join the Flat6Labs Jeddah Accelerator program, they receive seed-funding (50,000-80,000 SAR), strategic mentorship, office-space, a multitude of perks and services from partners (over $300,000+), and entrepreneurship-focused business training and workshops. We support our startups through a vast network of entities, educational institutions, advisors, coaches and investors.
Flat6Labs Cairo fosters and invests in bright and passionate Egyptian entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas. Launched in 2011 as the first Flat6Labs office in the MENA region, Flat6Labs Cairo supports and encourages entrepreneurs throughout the critical first steps of development.
Each cycle, we select 8-10 promising teams to join our Flat6Labs Cairo program. Once selected, we put these teams on the right track to become a full-fledged scalable startup. We provide each team with seed funding (up to EGP250,000 ) and select startups with follow-on funding (up to EGP1m), strategic mentorship, office-space, a multitude of perks and services from our various partners ($300,000+), and entrepreneurship-focused business training and workshops. Essentially, we help each startup definer their product, develop their core value propositions, construct a well-balanced business plan, and commercialize their enterprise in order to receive follow-on funding.
At the end of each cycle, Flat6Labs Cairo holds a Demo Day event, where teams are given the opportunity to showcase their products to potential investors and the media. If any of the teams has been successful in its bid to establish a fully furnished enterprise with promising market potential, it will graduate from Flat6Labs and receive additional funding to establish its enterprise.
Our solid interactive program has one aim in the end: to create an independent, successful company led by a team capable of making informed decisions.