The Ma’an Social Incubator (MSI) is a social impact incubator in Abu Dhabi that is devoted to encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship to develop solutions to social, cultural, or environmental challenges. Twice a year, MSI will host 10 promising teams and provide them with the resources and support they need in order to grow and thrive.
Team will be offered investments and a stipend, learning and development, mentorship, and networking opportunities. It is a unique chance for budding entrepreneurs to develop their innovative ideas for social impact into a social enterprise or not-for-profit association.
The theme of the Fifth cohort of the Ma’an’s Social Incubator (MSI) will focus on Senior Citizens and Residents. Applications are now open for social entrepreneurs to develop sustainable solutions to enhance the lives of seniors within Abu Dhabi following the areas of inclusion, capability building and economic empowerment.
Ma’an Incubation team will review all submitted and relevant applications against structured scoring criteria.
30 startups will be shortlisted and invited to the Pitch Day. All applicants will be informed of their results.
3. Pitch Day
Eligible teams will be invited to pitch before an expert Judging Committee.
10 startups will be selected to join the cohort. All teams will be informed of their results.
The 10 teams will join the incubator program and receive funding and undergo compulsory attendance to class-led intensive learning sessions to develop their MVPs.
· 18 years and above
· Startup/Scaleup stage (product/market fit achieved)
· Open to all nationalities – UAE and international
· Based in Abu Dhabi or willing to relocate for the program
· Full-fledged team & business model validated
Investors & donors networking
Access to Mentors
Workspace and Facilities
Technical Skills Workshop
Soft Skills Workshops
Theme Related Workshops