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Misk500 Accelerator
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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What we're looking for
Pre-Seed and Seed-Stage Tech-Enabled Startups
Startups with Some Traction and a Working Product
Commitment to Participate for the Duration of the Program
Hear from past participants
Nicola Cuoco
Co-Founder, Kenz
Batch 1
“Thank you! We feel your impact even in our daily life.”
Sunil Sivarajan
CEO, Simplifai Labs
Batch 2
“I found the program extremely helpful where I could build close relationships with other great founders and highly dedicated, approachable, and friendly mentors who are experts in business. I not only learned a lot from them but am more confident to take the business to the next level."
Madan Kumar
CEO, Yovza
Batch 3
“Joining the Batch 3 was one of the best decisions I have ever taken in my entire life. I truly love all the 60 members of this group from the bottom of my heart! Somewhere, at some point of time, you all have played an incredible role in this journey of mine and I can't even express my thankfulness in words.”
Program Impact

The Misk500 program partnership is dedicated to the investment, growth and support of pre-seed and seed stage technology companies from the MENA region. 500 Startups also recruits startups from other countries in the region, encouraging them to establish themselves in Saudi Arabia.  

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Tech companies accelerated
Raised by batch founders
Batch 2 Overview

Our second Misk500 Batch took place from September to December, 2019.

  • 18 companies from 5 countries: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt
  • Sectors: Retail / eCommerce, ERP, Adtech / Martech, Consumer eCom, Real Estate / Transportation, Food, Fashion, Procurement, Ridesharing / Vehicle Rental, Professional Services, Construction, Recruiting, Payments, Education, Beauty
Batch 3 Highlights

Our third batch of startups joined the Misk500 program from February to May, 2020.

  • Accelerated 16 companies in seed-stage from 4 countries: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Egypt
  • Sectors represented: IT Tools, AdTech/Martech, FinTech, Sports, Fitness, eCommerce, Productivity, Smart Cities, Fashion, HealthTech, Travel/Hospitality, Transportation