The Arab Youth Startup Marketplace is held under the Patronage of
His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan,
Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
The Arab Youth Startup Marketplace (AYSM) is an event organized by the Arab Youth Center, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs. The event will convene aspiring Arab entrepreneurs from across the Arab region with the aim of showcasing their creative ventures, enabling them to exchange knowledge with like-minded professionals and industry leaders, and ultimately collaborate with investors to boost the growth and profitability of their startups.
Central to the Arab Youth Center’s priorities is the creation of avenues for Arab youth to share their success and contribute to shaping their own future. The Arab Youth Startup Marketplace will showcase startups contributing to the creative economy, spreaheaded by young Arab minds who have started ventures to find solutions to their country’s challenges.
The Arab Youth Startup Marketplace will create a platform for young entrepreneurs to network, exchange knowledge, collaborate and access mentorship and growth opportunities from established businessmen, investors, and experts. Such platforms contribute to the development and sustainability of a knowledge-based economy across the region.
The Arab Youth Center’s vision emphasizes on the importance of youth empowerment since they are the building blocks of the future. This is achieved through initiatives that allow youth to contribute to national & regional efforts for sustainable development. The Arab Youth Startup Marketplace will be the first of its kind in the Arab world to empower youth and incubate their potentials.