The first programme in the UAE dedicated to supporting Startups find their ideal Co-founder.

Co-Founder Dubai

A Dubai Startup Hub program, designed to connect existing startup businesses to aspiring Co-founders, to further improve the success rate of locally based startups and bring innovative ventures to the city. We enable this through comprehensive matchmaking and training support.

Is this programme for you?

Deciding to recruit a Co-founder is one of the most important decisions an entrepreneur will face

  • Opportunity to remove the headache in finding the right talent for your organization
  • Access to a pool of Co-founders qualified by Dubai Startup Hub
  • Comprehensive training covering HR and Legal aspects
  • Designed curriculum to support you in driving the partnership forward
  • A chance to really accelerate the growth of your business in the region
  • Opportunity to become a business owner (equity share options)
  • Businesses qualified by Dubai Startup Hub
  • Comprehensive training covering HR and Legal aspects
  • Designed curriculum to support you in driving the partnership forward
  • Build on existing skill set

I am a Startup looking for a Co-founder
Startups who have an operating business under 3 years old, looking to find the right talented individual to support and grow their venture.

I am a potential Co-founder
Are you looking to join a startup business? Been thinking about a career change for some time? Committed to become part of an exciting new venture?

Programme Cycle 2019


Application now closed!

Submission deadline 15th April 2019

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About Dubai Startup Hub

Dubai Startup Hub is a semi-government initiative rooted in Dubai Chamber, the main purpose is to provide clarity and direction in the journey of a startup entrepreneur. To listen, to reflect and guide them along the way. We collaborate with the most experienced & trusted partners to exchange essential and up-to-date information that answers all essential entrepreneurial questions. Ensuring startups have access to the resources needed to accomplish their goals and comforting them in the choices they make.

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About Dubai Chamber

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in 1965. It is a non-profit public organization whose mission is to represent, support, and protect the interests of the business community in Dubai. It does so by creating a favourable environment; promoting Dubai as an international business hub and by supporting the development of business.

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