Intelak Incubator

Intelak Incubator

A comprehensive and immersive programme that empowers early-stage startups.

Purpose of Intelak Incubator

A three-month programme for early-stage start-ups to move their business through the launch stage. Using Dubai as a proof-of-concept, start-ups that have been selected to participate in the Intelak Incubator programme benefit from boot camps, guidance from principal partners, feasibility assessments, pitch deck creation, a confirmed travel grant of AED 10,000 and up to AED 40,000 in equity-free funding, a demo day showcase and further access to ecosystem collaborations.

Why Should You Apply

  1. Virtual & in-person program elemetns allow for maximum agility and facilitate global participation.

  2. Capitalise on the interconnectedness of the global aviation, travel and tourism industry whilst using Dubai as the proof-of-concept platform for your start-up.

  3. Leverage a digital alumni network of past participants for additional support, collaboration and potential business opportunities.

  4. Gain curated access to Intelak’s Investor Breakfast, Founder Summit, Industry Panels and Legal and Licensing clinics to grow your start-up in Dubai.

  5. Prime exhibition space and pitch opportunities at conferences & events in Dubai.

Who Should Apply

  1. You have an innovative tech solution in the aviation, travel and tourism space.

  2. Your business is at launch/seed stage and you have an MVP.

  3. Your start-up can be based in any geographic location, but see a strategic fit in implementing your solution In Dubai.

  4. Your business has at least 1 full-time team member.

  5. Your startup matches one of our three themes outlined below

Program Offering

  1. Selected finalists will gain exclusive access to a week-long pre-incubation bootcamp.

  2. The opportunity to work with industry experts as well as leading business mentors to validate your startup’s product/market fit and develop/refine your pitch.

  3. The chance to pitch your venture to Intelak’s Principal Partners.

  4. The top ten incubator winners will receive in-kind support of 50,000 AED to launch your business.

  5. The opportunity to present your startup to industry leaders, angel investors and venture capitalists for potential collaboration and/or investment.

Program Timeline

  1. Application Opens

  2. Pre-incubation Bootcamp Kick-off

  3. Incubation Program Commences

  4. ForsaTek Demo Day

  1. Application Closes

  2. Pre-incubation Demo Day

  3. Programme Completes