Intelak Alumni

Since 2016, our mission has been to foster and develop the aviation, travel and tourism ecosystem in the region. Meet our alumni and learn more about their innovation.

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Overall Start-ups

Accelerator Programme

Secret City Trails

Secret City Trails is reinventing how we explore and enjoy cities. We do so through playful Discovery Walks in 55 cities and mindful Wonder Walks across the globe. Why? Because we believe in playfulness for awakening anyone’s curiosity.

secretcitytrails.com
Team

Kristina Palovicova

Co-Founder
Team

Wendy van Leeuwen

Co-Founder
Cohort 4

Look@

Look@ is the world’s first selfie sculpture company that allows travellers to capture the best selfie in front of a tourist attraction. It is fully autonomous and runs on clean, solar energy. Their mission is to bring landmark selfies into the 21st century.

lookat.hr
Team

Luka Vuković

Founder & CEO
Cohort 4

Handiscover

Handiscover is building the leading player in Accessibility, combining a community-based holiday accommodation booking website dedicated to people of determination, and an Accessibility Management programme to certify and educate businesses on how to turn Accessibility from a cost to a revenue stream.

handiscover.com
Team

Sebastien Archambeaud

Founder & CEO
Cohort 4

RightHear

RightHear is turning public spaces into accessible environments for the blind and visually impaired, giving them the independence they deserve and the confidence to navigate public spaces better.

right-hear.com
Team

Idan Meir

Co-Founder & CEO
Cohort 4

FetchyFox

FetchyFox transforms the airport journey into a safe, modern, effortless experience for all travellers. Its software solution seamlessly connects passengers to all of the ancillary services the airport has to offer.

fetchyfox.com
Team

Christina Apatow

Co-Founder & CEO
Cohort 4

TAIGER

TAIGER is a visionary Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) company pioneering next-generation A.I. solutions with their Semantic and Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology. They process highly unstructured information with ease, accuracy, and versatility for businesses to optimize operational inefficiencies and drive business value.

taiger.com
Team

Aarti Sreenivas

Business Development
Cohort 4

Bridgify

Bridgify is a travel tech company that provides hotels and OTAs a scalable, white-label product to plan unique and personalised travel itineraries. Its efficient user interface greatly simplifies the traveller experience.

bridgify.io
Team

Amit Shamni

Co-Founder & CEO
Cohort 4

Enroute

Enroute is a personalised commerce platform installed into ride-hailing and mass transit applications. The service allows passengers to ride for free as they shop and interact. Using smart algorithms, Enroute creates a unique shopping experience for passengers based on ride details and user profiles.

enroute.tech
Team

Aviv Frenkel

Co-Founder & CEO
Cohort 4

DeepNeed

DeepNeed provides an AI-based predictive analytics platform for large and medium retail chains which allows their clients to predict their customers’ loyalty with high accuracy, create advertising campaigns to retain churn customers and monitor efficiency in real-time.

deepneed.ai
Team

Ivan Markov

Co-Founder & Senior Data Scientist
Cohort 4

AllRead Machine Learning Technologies

AllRead Software is a deep learning-based information spotting technology able to read in a single shot the relevant structured alphanumeric text appearing in an image using convolutional neural network (CNN) architecture.

allread.ai
Team

Adriaan Landman

Co-Founder & COO
Cohort 4

Incubator Programme

Dubz

DUBZ is a technology start-up founded in 2016. The company identified a niche in enhancing travellers’ experience by providing a convenient home and hotel baggage collection and delivery service that can be booked online 24 hours a day. Utilising GPS tracking for its vehicles, CCTV screening at its facilities and smartphones for its drivers, DUBZ can ensure a secure and hassle-free service to its customers.

dubz.com
Team

Omar Abou Faraj

CEO
Team

Mustafa Maghraby

CCO and Co-Founder
Team

Samer Sobh

CCO and Co-Founder
Cohort 1

Insaafer

Inspiring GCC leisure travellers to plan, book, and share their travel premium experiences. Product A globally rooted yet locally connected social platform that allows travellers to search, plan, share, and book premium travel experiences, based on social influencers, friends, time of year and locations. Starting our MVP in London, we enable leisure travellers to plan their premium travel experiences directly with trusted, vetted travel companies.

insaafer.com
Team

Tariq Hassan

Founder & Chief Experience Officer
Team

Tala Al Sabouni

Chief Tech Officer
Team

Ahmad Almutawa

Chief Finance Officer
Team

Ibrahim Al Ali

Chief Tech Enabler
Cohort 1

Storage I

Storagei is an IoT (Internet of Things) technology company focussing on digitisation of physical assets using its generic IoT device. Product Car eBoot allows flight passengers to perform remote/decentralised baggage check-in at the passenger’s doorstep/pickup point. Car eBoot, is embedded with sensors, printers and is connected to airline/airport system and allows baggage to be weighed and tagged via a passenger mobile application.

storage-i.com
Team

Merihan Alhafnawi

Technology Lead
Team

Bhavana Agrawal

Finance Lead
Team

Nikhil Goel

Business Lead
Cohort 1

The Concept

The Concept is a solution-based company, innovating through and with efficiency, sustainability and adaptation. The NEOS In-flight Economy Tray is re-designed to combine functionality and sustainability and add convenience to the airline and its passengers during inflight meal services and its crew during service and clearance. Its driving factors result from a new material and design approach that reduces over 80% of the current tray’s weight, which in-turn produces fuel savings for the airline.

concept.co
Team

Yadhushan Mahendran

Founder & CEO
Team

Maria Sobh

Chief Design Officer & COO
Team

Rijal Hikmatullah

Senior Engineer
Team

Ramon Bernardo

Marketing Director
Cohort 1

Li-Fi Tech

Li-fi Tech is a startup technology company focusing on bringing lifi technology to the Untied Arab Emirates. They are launching in the UAE in the aviation industry.
Product
1) B2B dual location Li-fi technology
2) B2B one third generation wireless connection

li-fi-tech.org
Team

Rawdha Juma

Head Of Technology
Team

Maryam Juma

Head Of Operations
Team

Maryam Al Shehhi

Head Of Finance
Cohort 2

Rent 2 Mum

Rent 2 Mum is an early-stage start-up that overcomes the hassle of families travelling to the UAE with young children by providing them with strollers, travel systems and other bulky baby equipment throughout their holiday.

rent2mum.com
Team

Samer Al-Nim

CEO
Team

Misan Aburmaileh

Chief Mum Officer
Cohort 2

SweepTEQ

SweepTEQ is a technology based company which provides airfield with smart debris detection system. Our solutions are autonomous, IoT based, integrated with modern cutting edge laser technology.
Product
Robotic devices that are capable of detecting any debris in the airfield specifically at the ramp area. In the future our products will be capable of clearing debris autonomously saving a lot of human power and time in airport operations.

sweepteq.com
Team

Nova Rahman

Founder & Sales Representative
Team

Mohamed Hag Ali

Founder & Research & Development
Team

Ahmed Elrayes

Founder & Business Development
Cohort 2

Airborne

Airborne that aims to increase the inclusiveness and efficiency of airport operations by providing a mobile based navigation system for people of determination to help them navigate through airports independently and efficiently. Clients will be required to pay an upfront one-time fee to cover installation of the hardware, software costs, server costs and the cost of any mapping that is needed as well as an annual subscription fee. Our value proposition is that we enable people of determination to feel empowered and to be more independent. Providing airports with the opportunity to be a more inclusive environment whilst providing them with opportunities to save time and cost.

airborne-link.com
Team

Bayan Hamdan

Head Of UI/UX
Team

Esra Trepci

Head Of Design & Accessibility
Team

Maedot Andargie

Head Of Customer Satisfaction
Team

Ola Osman

Head Of Finance
Cohort 2

Peliere

Peliere streamlines the logistics industry by creating a platform to facilitate charter and part-charter services. They advance the air cargo industry by offering a service that improves communication and trade between Airline and Logistic companies through blockchain and Smart Contracts. Peliere eliminates long emails, fax, and more that are currently being used to send and receive quotes. The platform also eliminates duplicate requests that the airlines receive from different logistics companies.

peliere.com
Team

Humberto Mendez Filgueira

CFO
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Thomas Babierra

CEO
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Joachim Gutierrez

CMO
Team

Bahlul Bahlulzade

COO
Cohort 3

Flyt

FLYT is a unique service that rewards travellers for packing smart and travelling light, this weight saving is then passed on to the airlines to reduce fuel consumption thereby reducing carbon emissions. FLYT aims to expand into the hospitality and retail sectors in the future as a rewards platform for eco-friendly initiatives.

Product
A mobile application that allows travellers to earn rewards by packing lighter. The application uses image recognition to retrieve data from the luggage tag and calculates weight saving using an algorithm.

weflyt.com
Team

Keegan Pinto

COO
Team

Teja Varma

CEO
Team

Niranjan Gopinath

CTO
Cohort 3

Safe Flight

SafeFlight is a platform that connects people with additional needs with medical professionals inflight, giving them a safe and comfortable journey while providing the professionals with an extra income. We are a company specialised in finding the perfect medical professional from your one destination to another to provide the comfort and safety you need to fly.

Product
The platform will connect the person with additional needs to a medical professional that will know its medical conditions or requirements through the platform and will accompany the passenger through the process the passenger requires and orders. It can be from door to door or just in-flight experience.

safeflight.biz
Team

Moisés Mota

Head Of Sales And Legal
Team

Jose Bassila

Head Of Operations & IT
Cohort 3

Trift

Launched in 2019, Trift is a travel planning platform inspiring unconventional travel experiences through virtual travel guides, trip itineraries, and stories curated by travellers, local tour guides and content creators. They offer a three-way channel for travel content creators, travel suppliers and travellers to deliver trips to destinations categorised as unconventional or less taken.

trift.io
Team

Tarun Krishna

Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Team

Mohamed Nawaz

Managing Editor & Co-Founder
Cohort 3

Airspace Industrial Blockchain

Airspace is an advanced technology company focused on asseting industrial data to create data-driven industries. They are a blockchain-based technology intended to automate and increase transaction data transparency in the aviation industry. The company’s product offering includes block book audits, validates, verifies aircraft technical logs, reduces audit times from months into hours by leveraging blockchain, and provides businesses with an increase in efficiency, cost optimisation, and productivity.

airspaceblockchain.com
Team

Abdul Matheen

CEO & Managing Director
Team

Kamil Kamili

CTO
Team

Ahmad Albloushi

Product Development Lead - Aviation & Aerospace
Team

Suad Ajmal

Project Manager
Cohort 4

16trips

16trips is an educational Travel Marketplace connecting students and youth travellers with educational experience providers and opinion leaders to build unique travel experiences through Experiential Learning.

16trips.com
Team

Janhavi Gaonkar

Founder And CEO
Team

Sudhansu Karmakar

Tech Lead
Team

Deepak Rao

Project Management
Team

Maitri Halde

Business Development
Team

Satish Gaonkar

Sales Advisory
Cohort 4

UIQT/ VAMOS

UIQT is a travel booking platform that understands user preferences and provides suggestions for tours booked by people with similar interests allowing an enhanced and enjoyable travel experience. For solo travellers who want to share experiences with like-minded people, UIQT is an end-to-end experiential travel marketplace that focuses on hyper-personalisation and loyalty.

New Product:
VAMOS helps airlines retain cash by offering personalized offers to incentivize passenger to accept vouchers vs cash refunds in case of flight cancelations/disruptions, as it happens now during COVID. The biggest airline problem now is retaining cash and avoiding refunds.

uiqt.com
Team

Adrian Vicovan

CEO & Managing Director
Team

Dragos Zait

CMO
Team

Octavian Chelaur

CDO
Team

Cristiana Vicovan

CTO
Cohort 4

Avendi

Avendi is an AI concierge that streamlines information to provide personalised experience to travellers based on up-to-date expert-curated contents, allowing users to travel like a local. Avendi enables spontaneous, free-spirited travellers to travel like a local. Users can easily talk to Avendi through the omnichannel chat interface, plan their travel and experience the destination with personalised, up-to-date, expert-curated information on the go.

avendi.me
Team

Saujanya Acharya

CEO
Team

Prachet Sharma

COO
Cohort 5

Bonflite

BONFLITE offers Amazon of the Sky as a solution to address the broken model of duty-free shopping and transforms the boring catalogue into a memorable experience for air travellers. By providing an innovative duty-free digital platform, BONFLITE enables air travellers to purchase and collect duty-free items in a hassle-free environment at any point across their travel itinerary from pre-journey to in-flight to post-journey. The solution combines the airline’s distribution channel and traveller knowledge with the airport duty-free operator’s operational expertise to elevate air travellers’ shopping experience.

bonflite.com
Team

Hongbo Sun

CEO
Team

Paschel Nee,

CTO
Team

Yashi Li

COO
Cohort 5

Cargo Now

Cargonow develops digital solutions for freight forwarders to help them navigate the complex and strongly fragmented air cargo market

cargonow.io
Team

Ali Halawi

CEO
Team

Viktor Hendelmann

COO
Team

Michael Matejko

CTO
Team

Simon Gausmann

Head Of Engineering
Cohort 5

Hotel Data Cloud

HotelData Cloud (HDC) is a B2B content distribution platform that enables hotels to share detailed content easily and comprehensive information in a standardised, globally consistent format. HDC captures over 600 attributes per property, multilingual descriptions, images with corresponding metadata, and temporary changes, such as undergoing renovations. Reducing manual workload and lets hotels efficiently control the narrative of their listing across all booking channels, improving their discoverability and leading to increased bookings and revenue. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are applied to generate personalised content and smart recommendations.

hoteldata.cloud
Team

Gregor

Managing Partner
Team

Kevin Czok

Managing Partner
Cohort 5

Qafila

Qafila moves freight by simplifying logistics. With a simple touch, swipe, or even a click, users can Book, Ship and Track. They are a new distribution channel for Air Cargo Airlines designed for the era of digital cargo distribution. Through their platform, they facilitate digital bookings by eliminating the tedious process’s pain points and solve the inefficiencies on the demand & supply with real-time data exchange between the stakeholders, thus moving freight seamlessly with speed and visibility.

qafila.com
Team

Atif Rafiq

Founder & CEO
Team

Imtiaz Hassan

Co-Founder & CTO
Team

Jithin Manoharan

Co-Founder & COO
Cohort 6

Elves

Elves is a chat-based concierge service where consumers can do anything from booking flights to delivering groceries. For consumers, Elves is a chat-based concierge service. With Elves, consumers can do anything from booking flights to delivering groceries.

elvesapp.com
Team

Karim Elsahy

Founder & CEO
Team

Ahmed Kassem

Partner & CBO
Team

Abdel Rahman Zohairy

Partner & Product Manager
Team

Abeer Elsisi

Co-Founder & Head Elf
Team

Con O’Donnell

Partner & COO
Cohort 6

Safety Line

Safety Line offers innovative solutions (software and statistical analysis) for risk management in air transport. Airports are seeing more airside congestion as traffic doubles every 15 years. Airlines are pressured to seek every opportunity to save fuel and reduce their carbon footprint. AirsideWatch leverages ground radar data to enable unprecedented airside analytics for airports to reduce congestion, delays and emissions. OptiFlight uses machine learning performance models combined with accurate 4D weather forecasts to issue flight optimisation recommendations to pilots for each flight.

safety-line.fr
Team

Pierre Jouniaux

Founder & CEO
Team

Eric Boucher

Partner & COO
Team

Francois Chazelle

Partner & CCO
Team

Karim Tekkal

Partner & CTO
Cohort 6

Eddy Travels

Eddy Travels is an AI-powered travel assistant that simplifies the trip planning experience for millennials. Eddy Travels is your travel advisor powered by AI. Designed to streamline the trip planning experience, the digital assistant provides personalised suggestions for the best flights, hotels, car rentals, and other services. It targets millennial travellers in Canada and the US and is available on popular messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, Slack, Telegram, Viber, and Line. Eddy Travels’ team has built a cutting-edge natural language processing system and integrated offers from such leading travel companies as Skyscanner.

eddytravels.com
Team

Edmundas Balčikonis

Co-Founder & CEO
Team

Pranas Kiziela

Co-Founder & CTO
Team

Adomas Baltagalvis

Co-Founder & CMO
Cohort 6

TroopTravel

TroopTravel has built an award-winning platform that uses big data and machine learning to find optimal corporate groups’ optimal meeting locations based on your specific requirements. They are aggregating internal and external data feeds (microservices) and have started integrating leading airlines via NDC. Since June 2018, TroopTravel has been piloting with 22 global clients representing more than 600,000 employees.

trooptravel.com
Team

Dennis Vilovic

Co-Founder
Cohort 7

Seafood Souq

Seafood Souq is a B2B e-commerce platform and supply chain traceability for Seafood. Seafood Souq is a technology company that has digitised the B2B seafood trade through an online and transparent marketplace with full supply chain traceability.

seafoodsouq.com
Team

Osama Al Muqbel

Co-Founder
Cohort 7

Sherpa

Sherpa makes it easy for travellers to understand and apply for travel visas. eVisas and eTA are the fastest-growing travel requirement globally and represent a source of stress and confusion for travellers. Sherpa’s post-booking integrations enable airlines to deliver these documents to their passengers as an ancillary service and provide a frictionless eVisa experience.

joinsherpa.com
Team

David Railey

Cohort 7

MobiMatter

MobiMatter brings you a vast collection of offers bundled with an eSIM from leading operators around the world. Instantly download the eSIM of your choice and use it as a secondary mobile data SIM during your travels. Buy eSIM from their store and stay connected with generous data allowances and extended validity in Europe, Asia, the USA and over 100 countries worldwide.

mobimatter.com
Team

Ibrahim Akinci

Co-Founder
Cohort 7

Reko

Reko is a travel discovery platform that allows users to discover and share restaurant recommendations worldwide. They started with the simple premise that friends and family are everyone’s favourite source of recommendations – but found that no platform allows people to share recommendations. Their mission is to build a community where you can easily find memorable places to eat from the people you know and trust.

rekoapp.com
Team

Zina Ajlouny

CEO and Co-Founder
Team

Lara Ajlouny

Co-Founder
Cohort 8

Dronetain

Dronetain is a high tech company based in UAE, specialising in special lighting drones’ production and operation. They aim to replace all firework displays in UAE by lighting drones and provide 100% environmental friendly airshows in UAE and later in the entire Gulf region and reduce the carbon dioxide, PM2/PM10 emission level, poisoning by heavy metals/radioactive elements in the public entertainment to zero by 2030.

fronetain.art
Team

Max Nilov

CEO
Cohort 8

GlobeTrotter VR

Globetrotter VR solves inefficiencies in the travel market through cutting-edge immersive technology. Their goal is to create an online portal that allows users to explore the world through interactive virtual tours with real guides. The core team consists of an award-winning and diverse talent with previous start-up experience and in-depth industry knowledge.

globetrotter-vr.com
Team

Anastasia

CEO and Co-Founder
Cohort 8

Fundok

Fundok is re-imagining the entire relationship between guest and hotel/short-term rental operator; in an age where contact-less interactions are more valuable, where operating expenses need slashing and where investment in technologies need to be fully utilised, they will help travel operators upgrade their business models to thrive in the new age of tech-enabled travel.

fundok.io
Team

Bassel Kabbabe

Co-Founder
Cohort 8

Trippal (Residency)

Trippal is a mobile application that helps UAE residents minimise the time spent planning their local breaks by uniquely curating staycation experiences based on their personalities.

trippal.ai
Team

Sushanta Das

CEO & Co-Founder
Cohort 8

InflightFlix

InflightFlix is a technology platform connecting airlines, passengers, destinations and experiences via premium destination video guides for airlines showcasing great in-destination experiences. The platform optimises the efficient creation, monetisation and distribution of destination content for airlines. It also enables tourism businesses to reach, engage, inspire and convert globally dispersed visitors to book, stay longer and return without a global advertising budget.

inflightflix.com
Team

Martin O Regan

CEO
Cohort 9

Yellow Design

The AR360 Smart Visitor Platform (Rovar) by the team at Yellow Design and applies creative thinking to incentivise best and reward tourists exploring a smart city. With a focus on sustainability, consideration has been given to utilise the best existing physical infrastructure, public transport networks, and large urban spaces to create a better environmental solution.

yellowdesign.tv
Team

Michael McGlade

CEO & Co-Founder
Cohort 9

Pinsteps

Pinsteps is a mobile app helping travellers explore new places with professional guides and bloggers on their phones. Pinsteps offers a marketplace for guides and bloggers to sell routes and excursions that users can pass using their smartphones, avoiding the fear of being lost in the city, large groups and many other traveller problems.

pinsteps.com
Team

Kirill Kamanin

Co-Founder
Cohort 9

ShopMe

ShopMe is a platform that aims to help brick & mortar retailers reduce their costs and increase in-store efficiency by automating the most painful part of the shopping process: the checkout. Using their app, shoppers can scan the barcode of the items they want to buy, pay directly through their phone, and skip the line.

getshopme.com
Team

Jerome Ibanez

Co-Founder
Cohort 9

I-Drop Water (Residency)

I-Drop Water is a drinking water technology & products company born in Africa, pioneering the global refill water movement. They have developed the world’s most efficient, cost-effective and convenient drinking water refill station – the Waterpod by I-Drop. The Waterpod is enabled by their integrated IoT platform which provides measurable impact for customers looking for refill alternatives to single-use plastic.

purewaterpod.com
Team

Kate Thiers

Co-Founder
Cohort 9

Zoliday (Residency)

Zoliday helps companies automate their travel desk end-to-end. They use AI to fine-tune policies and fast-track approvals to save costs. Companies can track all trips in real-time, monitor travel advisories, restrict trips to high-risk destinations, provide concierge support in a chatbot to ensure employee safety.

zoliday.com
Team

Snehal Nimje

CEO & Co-Founder
Cohort 9