HUB71

The knowledge you have in this generation and the technology you are learning have to be the best in the world. We have to ensure the new generation is equipped with knowledge and science so they can represent our competitive advantage in front of the whole world. Our only choice is quality.
- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,
  Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

A Truly Unique Global Tech Ecosystem

To develop a global ecosystem in the heart of Abu Dhabi, offering the most globally interconnected network to enable innovation and growth of transformational tech companies, making a real economic and social impact.

A Truly Unique Global Tech Ecosystem

To develop a global ecosystem in the heart of Abu Dhabi, offering the most globally interconnected network to enable innovation and growth of transformational tech companies, making a real economic and social impact.

A Truly Unique Global Tech Ecosystem

To develop a global ecosystem in the heart of Abu Dhabi, offering the most globally interconnected network to enable innovation and growth of transformational tech companies, making a real economic and social impact.

A Truly Unique Global Tech Ecosystem

To develop a global ecosystem in the heart of Abu Dhabi, offering the most globally interconnected network to enable innovation and growth of transformational tech companies, making a real economic and social impact.
OUR PURPOSE

Technology is now central to all aspects of our lives. It is redefining our societies, our systems, our ways of living. In Abu Dhabi, we will come together at the crossroads of East and West to embrace and cultivate this transformational change. This journey is for anyone who wants to be a part of it – to find solutions to the world’s biggest challenges by building globally enduring technology companies.

We do it together, in partnership, with dedication and resilience, building a culture of innovation and collaboration, day in and day out.

We remind ourselves every day that this new force is all about ideas and talent.

Talent that comes from all over the world with new eyes and mindsets. The spirit of our community is boundless, borderless, and full of aspiration.

It doesn’t matter where you come from and what idea you have. It’s about empowering you and getting you where you want to be.

This is Hub71.

OUR COMMUNITY

01

Start-ups

Ambitious, dedicated and resilient founders eager to develop big technology ideas, ready to turn them into successful scalable businesses.

02

VCs

Global and regional investors seeking profitability, deal flow and market access into one of the most exciting regions in the world.

03

Accelerators

Pulling lucrative start-ups into the region through inspired accelerator programs as a global test-bed for innovation.

04

Tech Companies

Successful technology firms ready to contribute to the Abu Dhabi tech ecosystem bringing about a hub of opportunities.

05

Corporations

Transformational private and public sector companies of all industries coming together to be world-leading companies, ready to create technological solutions to add value to their business, and disrupt their sector.

06

Universities and R&D

Reputable academic institutions seeking to commercialize R&D and to provide career avenues for exceptional talent as well as sharing advanced knowledge and mentorship.

07

Government

Policymakers looking to collaborate and build new bridges with the UAE for increased trade and partnership based on future-led technologies and innovations with real economic and social impact.

08

Hub71 Incentive Packages

- Subsidized housing, office space and health insurance packages. - Co-investment with venture capitalists in Abu Dhabi based start-ups. - Co-investment with Abu Dhabi based first-time fund managers with direct matching funds.

Testimonials

  • As a partner of Hub71 Abu Dhabi, we are firmly committed to the Middle East region as it continues its journey to digitally transform and innovate. It’s important for us to contribute to the UAE’s dynamic, interconnected ecosystem of globally minded start-ups, innovators, investors, industries, academia and government. By converging together at Hub71 Abu Dhabi, we’re helping to create a home for global talent and ambitious innovators looking to this region for opportunity.

    Scott Guthrie - Executive VP of Microsoft’s Cloud + AI Division
  • The SoftBank Vision Fund and our portfolio companies are honoured to participate as a founding partner of Abu Dhabi’s Hub71. This is a ground-breaking project that will see technology companies, start-ups, academics and investors collaborating to create something truly exciting for the tech sector across the region and beyond. We would like to congratulate the people of Abu Dhabi on the launch of this wonderful initiative.

    Masayoshi Son - Founder and CEO of SoftBank Group
  • We are excited that Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is the anchor and home for Hub71. Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 is about setting a foundation for early and growing tech companies who seek and recognise the immense opportunities in Abu Dhabi, the UAE and wider region. As a regulator and business enabler, ADGM provides the ideal platform to augment Hub71’s interconnected global ecosystem. We will continue to deliver valuable business access and tools, supported by progressive regulatory systems, to enable start-ups and entities to conduct business with ease, and position Abu Dhabi as their home.

    H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh - Minister of State to the United Arab Emirates and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Market
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