Startup boot camp, a global network of start-up accelerators will set up its Middle East base at Dubai International Finance Center (DIFC).
The partnership will aim at strengthening the partnership between Startup boot camp and DIFC to shape the future of Dubai’s financial position in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa region, according to Arif Amiri, chief executive, DIFC.
DIFC’s ecosystem of world-class infrastructure, access to the global association of the world’s leading financial institutions, and expertise in multiple sectors offer ample opportunities for new start-up Fintech firms both regionally and globally, he added.
Startupbootcamp, is a part of conglomerate Rainmaking, a leading corporate innovation and venture development firm with major tech hubs at Dubai, New York, London, Singapore, and Copenhagen.
In a 3-month growth program, DIFC and Startupbootcamp help startups grow and prepare them for future challenges with the aid of mentorship, world-class expertise, insights, and innovative technology.
The decision of moving Rainmaking MENA’s headquarters in DIFC will bring new impulse to the common commitment to drive innovation in UAE and help in the growth of tech companies from varying industries, said Lars Buch, CEO Rainmaking MENA and Russia.