About TAQADAM Startup Accelerator
Step into the Future with
TAQADAM Startup Accelerator
Grow your business with one of Saudi Arabia’s top accelerators powered by KAUST and SABB. Over the course of 6-months, we help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to market through mentorship, zero-equity funding and training. Startups come out of the program armed with a toolkit to accelerate their business and a network of potential customers and investors. Accepted teams receive 150,000 SAR in grant-funding and access to co-working space across the Kingdom.
TAQADAM is made for entrepreneurs at all stages – from idea to seed to growth. TAQADAM accepts startups from all industries, including energy, food, fintech, retail, digital, logistics, health, gaming and more.
The Accelerator was founded in 2016 and has graduated over 78 startups throughout 3 cohorts and successfully awarded over 9M SAR in zero-equity funding. The program is a partnership between King Abdullah University of Science and Technology and SABB.