▸ The first virtual startup acceleration program happened in the Kingdom
▸ Over 200 startups from over 50 countries participated and 8 finalists are selected
Flat6Labs Bahrain has successfully completed its 5th Cycle virtually, the first of its kind in the Kingdom. The 4-month accelerator programme received over 200 applications from over 50 countries, out of which 8 most innovative startups were selected on the basis of their respective teams addressing problems with unique solutions across an array of industries including Ed-Tech, Construction, Property, Automobile, Pet Care, Social Networking, and Health & Fitness.
Having completed the programme, the startups will be showcasing their businesses in the accelerator’s Fifth Demo Day on the 29th of September. The virtual event will premiere at 06:00 PM on Youtube and Facebook and attendees can register at demoday.flat6labsbahrain.com.
Commenting on the completion of 5th cycle of Flat6Labs Bahrain, Ali Fakhro, Managing Director of Flat6Labs Bahrain in a press release said,
“Through careful and strategic planning, we managed to tailor an entirely virtual program that fulfilled our objective of supporting our portfolio companies. With the support of their mentors and the backing of our team, our 5th Cohort has produced a promising group offering innovative solutions to the market.”
Throughout the four-month intensive developmental program, they were given access to world-class trainers, mentors and coaches as well as a host of perks, all organised virtually. This is an exemplary case of how Flat6Labs pioneers innovation in the startup ecosystem given that they are one of the first accelerators to adapt the programme into an online format, continuing to grow the Kingdom’s startup ecosystem while ensuring the safety of their entrepreneurs.
Flat6Labs is a regional startup accelerator program and seed investment company that fosters growth and invests in bright and passionate entrepreneurs with cutting-edge ideas. It provides seed funding, strategic mentorship, a creative workspace along with a multitude of perks and entrepreneurship focused business training. In addition, it directly supports startups through an expansive network of partner entities, mentors and investors.
Flat6Labs Bahrain accepts applications from all countries and nationalities; applications can be made through Flat6Labs Bahrain official website.