AstroLabs Virtual Incubators and Accelerators

Run your entrepreneurship programs fully online

Online Startup Incubators and Accelerators

  • Were you planning an in-person startup incubator or accelerator that is now at risk? Did you know that these programs can be effectively run remotely using online live broadcasting and digital collaboration platforms?
  • AstroLabs specializes in running startup incubators and accelerators virtually online, with the same practical learning and outcomes as in-person programs. Our unique approach to running online programs is fully interactive, includes modules taught by practitioner instructors, and 1:1 mentorship support by experts throughout.
  • Partner with AstroLabs to deliver your startup bootcamps, incubators, and accelerators online.


We design every program for maximum participant engagement. Participants keep their cameras on recreating a single physical environment, virtually “raise their hands” to ask questions, and participate in a live chat stream with our instructors. Virtual breakout rooms facilitate collaboration and peer-to-peer learning.


Entrepreneurs from across geographies can come together to form startup teams and our pool of expert instructors and mentors are truly global, bringing participants the best of what the world has to offer.


We cover the same material as our proven in-person programs, optimized for an online experience. Participants leave our virtual entrepreneurship programs with the same outcomes as traditional programs.


Entrepreneurs engage in hands-on exercises, led by our instructors in real-time, throughout the duration of the programs. Our technology platforms help us recreate the inperson team experience virtually.

AstroLabs Online Live Entrepreneurship Programs

Incubators (8 weeks)

Hands-on support covering the essentials of startup design, including market sizing, customer validation, digital acquisition, forming an effective team, and pitching.

Accelerators (10 weeks)

Flagship programs that take advanced teams with an existing product through a high-touch program, covering dozens of topics with constant support from expert mentors along the way. Concludes with a demo day in front of investors for feedback and support.

Module Topics Include

  • Introduction and customer discovery
  • Business model
  • Prototyping and building the MVP
  • Marketing and online customer acquisition
  • Sales and business development
  • Accounting for startups
  • Basic financial modeling
  • Legal clinic
  • Fundraising for R&D startups
  • Building your pitch

Knowledge Partners

AstroLabs offers a range of certificate-granting programs issued by our knowledge partners such as Google and the KHDA.

AstroLabs is partnered with Google for Startups and offers multiple Google certificate-granting programs in digital marketing.

AstroLabs is a KHDA-certiiied training institute in the UAE and licensed business incubator in Saudi Arabia. Active training across the MENA region since 2013, AstroLabs is the leading local expert in running practical entrepreneurship programs within an academic environment.

AstroLabs Accelerator & Incubator Clients

Khalifa University, UAE

The Khalifa Innovation Center (KIC) at Khalifa University is a full-suite support center for students and faculty interested in launching research-based ventures. AstroLabs partnered with KIC to run a specialized IP commercialization program with selected startups to assist them in taking their ideas to market.

Chalhoub Greenhouse Luxury Retail Fast-Pilot Program

Greenhouse, the retail technology accelerator of Chalhoub group is looking for retail tech startups with ready to deploy solutions to help transform the luxury fashion retail concept for Level Shoes into the store of the future

Dubai 100

Dubai 100 is a program whose mission is to accelerate the growth of early stage healthcare startups from across the globe by bringing them to Dubai for a 100 day intensive learning program.

AstroLabs has been involved with D100 since prior to the official launch, working with the initiative’s leadership team to set a curriculum that would challenge and elevate their cohorts of diverse health-tech entrepreneurs through practical workshops on digital topics.

AstroLabs Academy developed and ran over 10 different courses, including Digital Marketing, Conversion Rate Optimization, User Experience Design, Fundraising, Pitching and Team Building.


startAD is full stack entrepreneurial experience based out of NYU Abu Dhabi, helping the entrepreneurship ecosystem through education initiatives and the creation of startups.

Since the inception of startAD,  AstroLabs has been working closely with the program’s leadership team to design and deliver Digital & Business Literacy Workshops, as well as fully develop and run their Startup Bootcamp.

Courses developed & delivered by AstroLabs at startAD include: Digital Marketing, Business Model Generation, Web & Mobile Development, Social Media Marketing, Email Marketing and Startup Pitching.

Digital Incubation Center

Digital Incubation Center (DIC) was created to boost ICT innovation by the Qatari government and is currently managed under the State of Qatar Ministry of Transportation & Communications (MOTC).

AstroLabs has been working with the team at DIC and MOTC to deliver workshops related to startup innovation, business best practices, digital marketing, and tech topics.

The courses that were developed & delivered by AstroLabs at DIC in Doha include: Digital Marketing, Performance Marketing, Google Analytics, B2B Strategy, Product Development, Mobile Development and Startup Pitching.

Wadi Makkah

Wadi Makkah, located at Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah, is an Innovation Center, Accelerator and Venture Capital Organization that seeks to cultivate entrepreneurship in KSA.

AstroLabs has worked with the leadership team at Wadi Makkah for hands-on workshops and mentorship at their center in Makkah.

Courses and mentorship programs that were developed & delivered by AstroLabs for Wadi Makkah startups include: Digital Marketing, B2B Strategies, Product Development, and Startup Scaling Best Practices.

"AstroLabs programs gave confidence to our learners, without which they would have been unlikely to take the next step of starting their businesses."
Robyn Brazzil
StartAD Program at NYUAD


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