Techstars Partners with GINCO in Dubai
Techstars announced a partnership with GINCO to bring an accelerator program to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Applications for the Techstars Dubai Accelerator in Partnership with GINCO will open in July 2017 and the program will kick off in January 2018.
Techstars Expands in the MENA
Since 2011, over 500 entrepreneurs have participated in Techstars Startup Weekend Dubai. The company is expanding its presence in the Middle East, with its mentorship-driven accelerator program, to focus on driving innovation in the region.
Techstars is gearing its efforts towards supporting GINCO’s mission which is aligned with UAE Centennial 2071 initiatives core believes – “innovation, research, science, and technology will form the pillars of a knowledge-based, highly productive and competitive economy, driven by entrepreneurs in a business friendly environment where public and private sectors form effective partnerships.”
GINCO recently launched GINCO Investments focused on supporting and nurturing the local SME community and empowering entrepreneurs with global ambitions. In that context, GINCO is looking for pioneering entrepreneurs leading innovative companies that are solving challenges in transportation, construction, wellness, IoT, robotics, and beyond.
GINCO is a company of Engineers founded in 1975 by Mr. Gheyath Mohammad Gheyath. Operating out of 5 branches across the Middle East, the GINCO Group of Companies employs over 4000 staff representing 13 nationalities.
GINCO is a full service general contracting firm, covering the full lifecycle of the construction process from concept to execution and supervision. GINCO works with several brands in the Middle East, including Dubai Municipality, Emaar, Dubai Properties, WASL, and Nakheel, among others.