Goals and Objectives


  • Encourage and support skilled graduates to start their own business.
  • Provide a platform to the UAE local community to start small businessbased on innovative ideas.
  • Support Abu Dhabi and UAE government initiatives on startup and smallbusinesses.
  • Promote startup business for potential entrepreneurs of Alumni.



  • To promote the culture of technology led entrepreneurship, Innovation and small business development in UAE among the students and alumni of AAU.
  • To initiate and pursue meaningful research projects in the areas of entrepreneurship, Innovation and small business development with emphasis on local and regional challenges.
  • To involve government and private agencies / firms in a meaningful dialogue towards fulfilling corporate social responsibility. To offer educational programs to enable budding entrepreneurs to write business plans and deal with financial institutions and venture capitalists.
  • To channelize the energies and enthusiasm of the young and fertile minds in the appropriate direction and encourage them to convert ‘ideas’ into small businesses.


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