Current Startup Opportunities

Upgrade Opportunity

Upgrade is an initiative that aims at capitalizing on the hidden potentials and opportunities presented by ICT graduation projects. The vision is to help convert 1% of ICT graduation projects to successful ICT startups.

The upgrade is a multi-partner initiative. Partners are:

- The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

- Omantel

- The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

- The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Youth

- Oman Technology Fund

- Authority for SME Development

TRC leads and manages the program. Omantel provides seed funding and program financing. SAS ITA provides incubation services while Riyada provides business consultation, networking, and mentoring opportunities. OTF covers the international internship and access to investment. NYC provides professional and leadership development to winning teams.

Past Events

Workshop introducing OTF's collaboration with Omantel
14 July, 2021
05:00 pm
Zoom meeting
Promotion and Marketing
13 July, 2021
09:00 pm
zoom meeting
Super Apps and Gig Economy
Rizek, one of the fastest-growing Abu Dhabi-based start-ups and the first 'super app' for on-demand home services in the UAE, is now the first app in the world to provide at-home COVID-19 vaccinations. It has also just closed a $10M funding round. Abdallah Abu-Sheikh, founder and chief executive officer of Rizek, joins us for a fireside chat to discuss all this and more!
13 July, 2021
08:00 pm
Preparing product information according to international standards
13 July, 2021
10:00 am
zoom meetingm
What's After the Idea?
Join our upcoming webinar on Tuesday 6th of July, hosted by Saif AL Essai, a serial entrepreneur and the founder of @nafasmena who will cover everything you need to know! Get your questions ready and register now! Session topics: - Problem vs Product - How to validate a problem - The Mom Test - Case Studies
06 July, 2021
07:30 pm
zoom meeting
Turning ideas into action
30 June, 2021
08:00 pm
YouTube Live

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