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Building Dubai’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

DP World launched TURN8 in April 2013 as a seed accelerator programme aimed at seeking ingenious ideas that can be refined and brought to market through a 120-day seed accelerator. It has delegated the day-to-day management of the accelerator to i360, a Dubai-based innovation management firm, founded in 2008 by Kamal Hassan. Demo Day is held at the end of each round of TURN8 and is generally the best opportunity for investors to meet the promising startups. The cycle has repeated three times graduating 32 teams who gather at The Cribb, a workspace was established by TURN8 and i360accelerator in Al Quoz Industrial Area 1, Dubai.

(Source: TURN8 YouTube channel)