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Setting up an office in the UAE by in5

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This session is exclusive to Dubai Future Accelerators – Cohort 8 Participants.

As part of our goal at the Dubai Future Accelerators program, we aim to help the companies succeed by opening up opportunities for them to connect to our wider ecosystem to learn, grow and build their network during and after the program.

in5's Senior Manager - Strategy and Industry Development, Thomaz Domingues will join us to give a presentation about in5 which includes an overview of their larger TECOM/DHAM eco-system, as well as detailed information about In5 initiatives, How to apply, the benefits and more.


Thomaz Domingues, Senior Manager - Strategy and Industry Development at in5

Thomaz is the Senior Manager - Strategy and Industry Development of in5, a business incubator created to address the practical needs of a growing community of creative professionals and entrepreneurs across the Tech, Design and Media industries.

In his role as a strategic thinker, Thomaz is responsible for ensuring the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Dubai and the MENA Region by connecting government and private stakeholders with the best startups at in5, in addition to drive the development and implementation of strategic initiatives for the overall development of the entrepreneurial community. With a career rooted in the creative economy, Thomaz was part of the Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC) team, where he was instrumental to the successful launch of DDFC’s key initiatives among which was the DDFC Membership – a major milestone for the regional design industry - as well as the mentoring of numerous up-and-coming creative talents in the region.

Thomaz has over 15 years of experience within the startup and creative economy ecosystem, having delivered outstanding results engaging corporations such as ADNOC, Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) and the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq).


This session is hosted in partnership with

in5 is an enabling platform for entrepreneurs and startups, fostering innovation and helping new ideas reach the marketplace. Launched by TECOM Group, in5 offers five key benefits, which comprise a robust business set-up framework, training and mentorship, networking, investment opportunities, and cutting-edge prototyping labs, studios and creative workspaces.

in5’s three specialised innovation centers, tailored to Tech, Design and Media, provide aspiring students, entrepreneurs and startups with access to a community of creative minds, facilitating the constant exchange of knowledge and exposing members to best practices and latest thinking in running successful businesses.


12pm to 12:05 - Introduction
12:05pm to 12:50 - Presentation
12:50pm to 1pm - Q&A


Registration is closed.