Launched in 2013, in5 Tech was created to enable opportunities for entrepreneurs in the technology sector in the UAE and the region. Since then, it has engaged with over 4,000 technopreneurs and have secured over AED 140 million in funding.

Located at the heart of Dubai Internet City, in5 Tech features the latest cutting-edge technology and devices aimed at turning innovative ideas into reality. Embedded in a diverse community of passionate innovators and an inspiring, fun, working environment, in5’s members can unleash, debate and evolve their creative ideas in constant dialogue with other like-minded community members.

What makes in5 Tech different

in5 is home to a smart lab offering the ultimate assimilation of research giving start-ups access to cutting-edge technology and devices. The aim is to enhance quality of life through community-building exercises designed around the concepts of Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Robotics, 3D Printing, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Drones, among other things.

in5 combines the efforts of industries, educational institutions, governments and community innovators to create and provide real solutions to current challenges in the tech industry.

in5 Tech Startups

A family that keeps growing.

Good to remember

Things to keep in mind before you apply

  • Application is always open

    At in5, we are always looking to support the next great idea. You simply have to apply , and we will evaluate your concept and get back to you.

  • You must have a unique innovative solution and passion

    in5 focuses on identifying startups with robust and innovative solutions to real problems and provides infrastructure, support and a dynamic and engaging working environment to entrepreneurs from early stage of their entrepreneurship to the commercial launch of a product or service.

  • Open to everyone

    in5 is open to all nationalities with great ideas and a passion to make a difference. If you’re not based in the UAE, once your idea is accepted, you will need to relocate to Dubai to ensure you benefit from the in5 ecosystem.

Ready to Apply?

To join the dynamic success driven world of in5 the first step:


Founders and entrepreneurs apply to the incubation program submitting an online application , including relevant material and information about their concept and business model.


The in5 team shortlists candidates based on various eligibility criteria & invites selected candidates to present.


Shortlisted start-ups present their venture to a commite consisting of various industry experts and seasoned entrepreneurs, and answer the comittee’s questions.


The steering comitee selects start-ups and admits them to the incubator. During their incubation period, startups access to various benefits that span the incubation value chain.


On completion of the incubation phase, start-ups graduate and become part of the in5 alumni network.

Become a Mentor. The mentoring relationship is a very valuable learning experience for the mentor.

Apply as a mentor