Startup acceleration programs are usually time-limited and benefit only selected startups, most of which must already have distinguished themselves and be very promising. Accelerators can be privately or publicly funded. Some accelerators are affiliated with larger companies. 

Accelerator support is generally not limited to the tech sector, although many startups are funded there in particular.

Below you find an overview of some acceleration programs in the Arab region as well as growth-stage sponsors. For funding from the sponsors below, your startup must already be spun out. Through funding, accelerators can help you grow further. To learn more about current funding opportunities and the exact requirements, visit the websites of the individual sponsors. This overview is not exhaustive.