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Person, Human, Leaf

First fully sustainable accelerator

Unleashing the power of women

Unleashing the power of women and small businesses is what we STAND for. This year’s cohort will be focused on accelerating tech-stars that are sustainability-focused, ESG-led, ready to make a positive impact in the world and have it in them to take home up to USD 100,000 in equity-free prize money. So if you’re a tech-star aiming at solving the Net Zero challenge, building a smart farm or enabling a more circular economy – this is for you!

What’s in it for you?

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  • Up to USD 100,000 equity free prize money from Standard Chartered Bank
  • Exposure to Standard Chartered Bank and Fintech Hive’s diverse global networks
  • Personalised and relevant modules that will help you scale your business
  • Opportunity to learn from the best and connect with the most talented startups in the space of sustainability, as well as investors and VCs
  • Inspiration, lots of learning and great energy!

Our Women in Tech Accelerator

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Standard Chartered Bank is proud to collaborate with FinTech Hive, Dubai’s financial technology accelerator to provide the guidance, entrepreneurial infrastructure and resources necessary to deliver the most impact for female founders and their start-ups.

The objective for #SCWomenInTech will be to provide guidance and mentorship to female-led businesses enabled by technology and innovation across the UAE based on the following:

  • To enhance the expertise of female entrepreneurs through trainings and workshops
  • To accelerate the growth and success of female-led startups
  • To foster the exchange of knowledge and expertise
  • To identify and address challenges female founders and their businesses face to ensure a robust and advanced infrastructure
  • To establish a global network built on the strength of partnerships for the benefit of female-led startups
    • To facilitate learning around global project organisation, network building and investment readiness

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