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“Opportunity to Grow” Session

Are you a woman with (or part of) an early-stage startup?
Are you looking to scale up your business?
If yes, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

NAMA Women Advancement Establishment would like to invite you to present your startup business to a pool of industry experts, influential mentors and potential investors attending the “Opportunity to Grow” session. as part of The Women’s Economic Global Empowerment Global Summit, WEEGS 2019 taking place in Sharjah on December 10th-11th. The Summit is organized by NAMA Women Advancement Establishment in partnership with UN Women.

Five to seven startups will be selected for the final event.

Application deadline: November 23rd, 2019

Application criteria:

  • Business must be founded or co-founded by a woman who is also on the management team
  • Based in the United Arab Emirates
  • Have a ready business plan (pitch deck) including financial projections
  • Have a trade license
  • Be an operating business looking for visibility and scale up opportunities
  • Have a one-minute video presentation (Youtube unlisted link)
  • Tell us what makes your business competitive? Potential for viability, sustainability, actualisation and profitability
  • Tell us who is on your team and how are they making your company a success?

Shortlisted applicants will be
contacted by November 25th, 2019

After completing your application forms please submit all your supporting documents to [email protected] using a Dropbox or Wetransfer link before November 23rd, 2019.

For enquiries or if you face technical difficulties, please contact us at [email protected] or +971 6 5941262 from Sundays to Thursdays between 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

All documents shared will be handled with strict confidentiality, only those presenting will be required to share required information during the event.

هل لدي شركتك امرأة واحدة على الأقل من فريق المؤسسين وتعمل أيضا ضمن الفريق الاداري؟

Does your company have at least one woman as a founder, who is also on the management team?

نعم / Yes لا / No

جلسة “فرصة نماء” لعرض المشاريع – استمارة التقديم

‘Opportunity To Grow’ session – Application Form

SUBMISSION IS NOW CLOSED! The selection will be announced no later than 25th November 2019 and the selected nominees will be contacted directly.