The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) has unveiled the names of eight mentors of experienced and business leaders who will supervise the implementation of the second phase of the UAE-Africa Startups Training Program, which will be attended by 10 Emirati and African startups. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) will be organizing this November under the slogan 'Africa of tomorrow, the future development'.
The trainers and mentors included four well-known startups in Dubai and four African startups. According to Dubai Chamber, mentors and trainers were selected based on their experience and professional history of successfully establishing startups and leading them to prosperity. The UAE mentors will oversee the five African companies that have qualified for the program, while mentors from the continent will oversee the companies. Emerging operating in the UAE, which qualified to participate in the program. The list of trainers from the UAE included the co-CEO and co-founder of Eureka, Chris Thomas, Deloitte, Middle East construction pioneer, Cynthia Corby, founder and CEO of grocer el grocer, Nader Amiri, and the president. CEO of Wunderman MENA, Nassib Bouyeri.
The list of African coaches included Mall of Africa founder and CEO, Chris Folayan, founder and managing director of EcoVC, Agusa Umwigi, CEO of JE Berman Associates, Jonathan Berman, and Managing Director. At Street Capital, Abeuji Ianoloa.
It is noteworthy that the training program of the UAE-Africa startups is the first of its kind to activate the cooperation and partnership between startups in Dubai and the African continent, a specific initiative launched by «Dubai Chamber» to attract startups to the country, and help startups in the UAE to expand For foreign markets in Africa.
The training program lasts for three months and provides 10 startups from the UAE and Africa beyond the guidance and guidance, including access to the benefits and services of Dubai Chamber's Startup Initiative, as well as an opportunity to speak at the African Global Business Forum and review their ideas. And their products.
The three-month training program provides guidance, guidance and the benefits of the Dubai Startup Initiative.