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Sheraa opens applications for tech start ups to join its seed program

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center's program could see tech start ups getting a cash grant of $10,000

Sheraa opens applications for tech start ups to join its seed program

The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) has announced it is looking to make tech startups seed ready

Seed start-ups are basically organisations looking to investors to fund their initiative. Sheera's program works by asking applicants to send a video pitch and they'll be assessed and scored by a panel of investors.

Pre-seeded comapnies are also invited to apply so they can accomplish milestones before they can apply for the seed program. Sheera will provide Pre-seed teams with tools & resources to help them build their business, this includes monthly coaching hours, legal office hours and a subsidized licensing package.

Companies that make the cut could get the opportunity to get cash grants up to $10,000, discounted licensing packages and access to Sheraa’s co-working space in the American University of Sharjah, University City.

Sheera's requirements are that teams must:

  • Have a working minimum viable product
  • Have a tech enabled and scalable startup
  • Commit to the program and ideally be based in the UAE
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