Meet our Innovation Partners

  • UTURN

    UTURN

    UTURN
    UTURN, the leading Arabic entertainment, vlogging, children entertainment, gaming and lifestyle, with the aim to promote Arabic content globally.

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    The Assembly

    The Assembly
    The Assembly is a community collaborative which brings stakeholders of smart communities together, to foster introduction and assimilation of research and leading edge technology in real life.

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    DDFC

    DDFC
    The Dubai Design and Fashion Council was established by the Dubai Government to raise the profile of Dubai as a regional and global destination for design. DDFC provides in-depth market intelligence and helps elevate local and regional talent.

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    DIDI

    DIDI
    The Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation is grounded in an ambition to develop the next generation of this region’s designers, and nurture the creative minds that will drive its innovation and growth from within.

  • MICROSOFT

    MICROSOFT

    Tailor-made software for start-ups
    Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps startups succeed by giving them free access to Microsoft Azure cloud services, software, and support.
  • IBM

    IBM

    IBM Global Entrepreneur
    IBM Global Entrepreneur equips startups with the go-to-market support, business mentorship, services, discounts, technical guidance and networking opportunities needed to quickly bring theirsolution to market fast on the industry leading Cloud platform.
  • PayFort

    PayFort

    Online Payment Solution
    Payfort is a trusted online payment solution provider that delivers a complete suite of payment solutions that cater to the needs of the region and are tailored to the Arab online buying habits and trends. Payfort offers in5 members a special package with reduced annual, processing, interchange and setup
  • Rackspace

    Rackspace

    Cloud Computing
    Rackspace, the #1 managed cloud company, helps businesses tap the power of cloud computing without the complexity and cost of managing it on their own. Rackspace engineers deliver specialized expertise, easy-to-use tools, and Fanatical Support® for leading technologies developed by AWS, Google, Microsoft, OpenStack, VMware and others. Rackspace offers free hosting for 12 months for qualified in5 startups
  • Eureeca.com

    Eureeca.com

    Crowdfunding
    Eureeca is the first global equity crowdfunding platform. It enables members of its investor network, who range from casual and angel investors to institutional firms, to buy shares in growth-oriented businesses, while providing operational businesses with crucial access to capital. Eureeca offers special packages and services to in5 members.
  • Afkar

    Afkar.me

    Digital-Driented Start-up Incubator
    Afkar.me is an initiative by Intigral, MENA’s leading digital hub. Afkar.me supports the growth of the region’s digital sector by sourcing, incubating and developing innovative business ideas from startups and entrepreneurs both in the region, and globally. Afkar.me offers in5 members access to telecom operators, partners and mentors pool, and seed funds.
  • Design SOS

    Design SOS

    Creative Marketing Agency
    Design SOS is a specialized creative agency that provides marketing support to entrepreneurs and startups, including branding & strategy, integrated campaigns, corporate identity development, digital marketing, and events and PR. Design SOS offers in5 members specialized packages to help develop their brand during the initial start-up phase.
  • MAGNiTT

    MAGNiTT

    Connecting people and start-ups
    MAGNiTT is an online platform to help the MENA ecosystem connect. It is aimed towards entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem supporters and service providers.
  • Flat6Labs

    Flat6Labs

    Startup Accelerator Program
    Flat6Labs is a regional startup accelerator program that fosters and invests in bright and passionate entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas. Flat6Labs provides seed funding, strategic mentorship, a creative workspace, a multitude of perks, entrepreneurship-focused business training, and directly support startups through an expansive network of partner entities, mentors and investors. Flat6Labs offers specialized packages to in5 members, including access to events, training and mentorship.
  • Amazon Web Services

    Amazon Web Services

    Online Services
    Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. AWS offers in5 members a specialized package that includes free promotional credit, AWS business support, access to AWS Technical and Business Essentials training, in addition to other benefits.
  • Pepsi

    PEPSICO

    Food & Beverage Innovation Center
    The facility, which is PepsiCo’s first in the region, will develop products that will cater to the tastes of the local market and foster innovation in the regional market.

  • Visa

    VISA

    Innovation Center
    The 4,000 square foot facility in Dubai Internet City supports Visa’s commitment to drive cashless economies throughout the region. The facility is designed to replicate the success of Visa’s flagship innovation centre, One Market in San Francisco and the Asia Pacific innovation centre in Singapore.

  • Accenture

    ACCENTURE

    Digital Acceleration Center
    The Digital Acceleration Center showcases next-generation software and hardware technologies that are blurring the lines between the digital and physical worlds and redefining the user experience, such as advanced analytics, wearable technology, network systems, robotics and the Internet of Things.

  • REUTEURS

    Innovation Laboratory
    Thomson Reuters Labs around the world collaborate with customers to solve big problems and rapidly prototype and validate solutions using data science and lean techniques.

  • Huawei

    HUAWEI

    Innovation Center
    The ‘Huawei Innovation Centre’ in Dubai will enable Huawei to play a major role in the emirate’s Smart City programmes as well as share its experiences in the pursuit of innovation with governments, enterprises and transformational initiatives across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

  • MasterCard

    MASTERCARD

    Innovation Space
    MasterCard created an ‘innovation hub’ to create a more modern, open and collaborative working culture as well as new technologies aimed at providing a better lifestyle and upgrading the levels of services offered by a number of strategic sectors who coalesce with MasterCard’s services within the Dubai Innovation Strategy.

  • Coca Cola

    COCA COLA

    Customer Ko Lab

  • YouTube

    YOUTUBE

    YouTube Space
    YouTube partnered with Dubai Studio City to launch YouTube Space, an incubator space giving YouTube creators the tools and guidance that remove barriers enabling them to innovate and experiment with content.