Abu Dhabi has a growing startup investment industry. Abu Dhabi, with its strategic location, affords both startup investors and startups unique access to both talent and customers throughout the region. With more than half the worlds population in reach of an 8 hour flight, Abu Dhabi is poised to be a central hub for startup growth in the coming years.
To boost the UAE economy’s competitiveness, a group of young investors has launched the “Emirates Angels Investors Association” to help accelerate the growth of start-ups and facilitate investors' investment and entrepreneurship in the country. Angel Investors in Abu Dhabi The Emirates Angels Investors Association has brought together some of the country’s leading young local investors to connect innovators and thought leaders with investors and bridge existing gaps. The Board members were elected in the presence of the Ministry of Community Development, where Masaood Rahma Al Masaood was chosen as Chairman, Sameh Al Qubaisi as Vice Chairman, and Ali Sajwani, Mohammed Al Nowais, Yousif Al Mulla, Mohammed Al Owais, and Tarek Al Nuaimi as Board members.