MISK Launchpad 3.0

Enroll in a 10-week virtual program for aspiring entrepreneurs to develop your ideas into working Minimum Viable Products (MVPs). The program is broken-down into three different phases: SHAPE, BUILD and PITCH.
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Application open
28 Sep 2022
Application Close
20 Oct 2022

Enroll in a 10-week virtual program for aspiring entrepreneurs to develop your ideas into working Minimum Viable Products (MVPs). The program is broken-down into three different phases: SHAPE, BUILD and PITCH.

Only the top 100 performing startups will progress to Phase 2 and 3, BUILD and PITCH.

As a participant, you will attend workshops, seminars as well as the opportunity for one-on-one mentorship from leading professionals in your field.

 The program's approach puts new founders on a fast-track to prove their business ideas and build an MVP through customer discovery and early customer traction.

During the program you’ll learn more about:

  • Ideation and concept validation
  • Business Model Canvas design
  • Networking opportunities
  • Accounting/ financial management
  • Marketing and sales techniques
  • Legal and regulatory landscape
  • Venture Capital and angel investors
  • Pitch delivery and design
  • MVP creation: Wireframing and prototyping

Program Components:

  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • 1:1 Mentorship
  • Networking Events and Meetups

Why should I join Misk Launchpad?

Go to Market

  • Help to adapt your business to find product market fit
  • Discover your customers pain points to identify and solve relevant problems in the market
  • Validate your ideas with real customers
  • Support with Marketing and PR
  • Peer learning, sharing, and networking support
  • Build and develop a real and tangible MVP

Business development

  • Support with navigating the regulatory environment
  • Interactions with financial institutions and leading corporates
  • Hands-on advice and mentoring from serial entrepreneurs and industry experts
  • Network with industry leaders and ecosystem drivers

Funding

  • Access to a network of angel investors and VCs
  • Support in fundraising
  • Ensure your pitch deck is investor ready
  • Possibility of getting grants from MISK Launchpad program (please note this is not a guarantee, only the most promising startups will be considered)

Program Framework


Program highlights
Deep Dive into Entrepreneurial skills
such as pitching, sales and marketing, financial management, strategy, business development and MVP creation
Enhance your personal skills
Communication skills, leadership skills, and team building
Financials
The most promising startups may be eligible for conditional grants to help them develop their MVPs further. Some of the advanced selected startups may have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to an investment committee for a potential seed funding round at a later stage
Community
Becoming a part of the Misk Alumni Community
Application criteria
  • Startups must be at the Ideation-stage and tech enabled/ technology-based idea
  • Participants must be Saudi nationals or residents willing to test and launch in Saudi Arabia
  • Participants must be able to attend all virtual sessions and work on enhancing their business from October 2022 – December 2022.
  • Participants must have good command of both written and spoken English (course material and final presentations will be in English)
  • Teams of 2-3 co-founders are preferred
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Application open
28 Sep 2022
Application Close
20 Oct 2022
Application Process
  1. Sign up
    Sign up to Misk Hub and create your profile
  2. Apply
    Read the program overview and criteria if it applies to you, apply to the program by filling in the form.
  3. Application confirmation
    Successful applicants will receive an email confirming from Misk Launchpad team
This program is in partnership with
Startupbootcamp is a top-5 Global accelerator, and the world's largest global network of multi-corporate backed innovation programs

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