Sanabil 500 MENA

Seed Accelerator

Take your business to the next level in MENA

What is the Sanabil 500 MENA Seed Accelerator?

500 Global is looking for the next generation of talented entrepreneurs in MENA through this brand new program designed for tech startups with early traction.

Selected startups will receive an equity investment of USD $100,000, access to 500’s global network of founders, community events, partners, and more.

The Accelerator will run in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for 12 weeks beginning March 2022.

We're Looking for Startups That Meet the Following Criteria:

Tech startups with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Located in the Middle Eastern and North African region (MENA)

Startups with early traction looking to scale

The program offers founders:
Mentorship and programming
Dedicated mentorship and programming for 12 weeks from 500 Global mentors
Equity investment
Equity investment of USD $100,000 for selected startups from 500 Global
Global network access
Access to 500’s global network of founders, community events, partners and more


  • Program Duration: 12 weeks

  • Applications Open: December 20, 2021

  • Applications Close: January 15, 2022

  • Program Starts: March 20, 2022

This Program Is Operated By 500 Global Incubator, L.l.c. (Together With Its Affiliates, “500 Global”) And The Funds Advised By 500 Global Management Company, L.l.c. Do Not Participate In Any Revenue Generated By These Activities. Such Programs And Services Are Provided For Educational And Informational Purposes Only And Under No Circumstances Should Any Content Provided As Part Of Any Such Programs, Services Or Events Be Construed As Investment, Legal, Tax Or Accounting Advice By 500 Global Or Any Of Its Affiliates. This Post Is Intended Solely To Provide Information Regarding 500 Global And The Stated Program. All Content Provided In This Post Is Provided For General Informational Or Educational Purposes Only. 500 Startups Makes No Representations As To The Accuracy Or Information Contained In This Post And While 500 Global Has Taken Reasonable Steps To Ensure That The Information Contained In This Post Is Accurate And Up-to-date, No Liability Can Be Accepted For Any Error Or Omissions. Participation In The Accelerator Does Not Guarantee Investment By A 500 Global Fund And All Investments In Participants Are Subject To Satisfactory Completion Of Diligence And Investment Requirements Of The Relevant Fund. Under No Circumstances Should Any Information Or Content In This Post, Be Considered As An Offer To Sell Or Solicitation Of Interest To Purchase Any Securities Advised By 500 Global Or Any Of Its Affiliates Or Representatives. Further, No Content Or Information Contained In This Post Is Or Is Intended As An Offer To Provide Any Investment Advisory Service Or Financial Advice By 500 Global. Under No Circumstances Should Anything Herein Be Construed As Fund Marketing Materials By Prospective Investors Considering An Investment Into Any 500 Global Investment Fund.