December 20, 2019


Online/ UAE

(Accelerators for startups)


Innovate4Good Forum – I4G_YouNoodle

YouNoodle understands that starting your own business is like riding a roller-coaster! There are highs and lows and at every turn you make is another twist. To enjoy the ride, you must be strong, surrounded with people who are as thrilled as you are, and not feel nauseated! Because we believe that you are the co-creators of social impact in the Arab region, INNOVATE4GOOD Forum “I4G” was conceived to give you the roller-coaster natural high minus the heart attack risks.

More Details

INNOVATE4GOOD Forum “I4G”, a purposely driven initiative to be organised in Abu Dhabi from 30-31 March 2020. In collaboration with CATALYST, a Masdar-BP Initiative, I4G aims at solving current pressing challenges facing humanity through innovation, entrepreneurship and impact investing whilst help empowering youth and supporting communities to create a social positive impact.

2020 launch edition will focus on the Arab Region both in terms of young startups and their innovative solutions to solve some of the current challenges facing the region such as the below pillars 4 good:

Access to Education | Mental Health | Hunger, Poverty and Resource Scarcity | Shelter & Disaster Recovery | Digital Inclusion

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Education
  • Medicine
  • Computer science
  • Society

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

30-31 March 2020

  • 20th December 2019 – Submission Closing
  • 10th January 2020 – Shortlisting of Finalists
  • 26th January 2020 – Winner Announcements

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Start-up should be in the following stages: Seed Stage, Early Stage
  • Start-ups to serve one or more of our pillars 4 good
  • Start-up needs to be registered
  • All start-ups are expected to upload a business plan
  • Since the first edition of I4G serves the MENA region, at least 1 team member of start-ups need to be from the region (Arab National)
  • Open to all entrepreneurs below 35 years of age

Opportunity Cost

(Accelerators for startups)


  • A monetary prize of AED 20k for the first winner and 10k for the runner-up
  • Free access to investors & pitch tank
  • Free mentorship
  • Flight ticket allowance up to AED 1,500
  • Hotel allowance up to AED 900 for 3 nights
  • Free stand/pod


  • Free access to investors & pitch tank
  • Free mentorship
  • Special hotel packages
  • AED 4,900 stand/pod fee

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the application form.

Apply Now

More Details

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Official Website

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Nada Ahmed/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team