Business leaders from the UAE and Africa to mentor high-potential startups as they build their businesses and target new market opportunities; announcement comes ahead of the 5th Global Business Forum on Africa, taking place on November 18th-19th 2019 in Dubai; first-of-its-kind mentorship programme aims to foster cross-border co-operation between UAE and African startup communities
Eight prominent business leaders have been selected to mentor high-potential startups from the UAE and Africa participating in Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Global Business Forum (GBF) Mentorship Programme.
Four UAE-based mentors and four Africa-based mentors have joined the first-of-its-kind programme which aims to foster cross-border cooperation between the two startup communities and help participants expand their global presence.
The selected mentors offer a wealth of expertise in a wide range of fields, including, technology, education, retail, construction and finance.
Following the mentorship phase of the programme, the participating startups will have an opportunity to exhibit at the 5th Global Business Forum on Africa in Dubai on November 18th-19th 2019 and boost their exposure within UAE and African markets and business communities.