Center for Business Incubators



Business incubators (or sometimes called Innovation Centers) are basically programs (organizations) designed (used) to support the successful development of entrepreneurial/start-up companies/firms. This is done through an array of business support resources and services, developed and orchestrated by incubator management and offered both in the incubator and through its network of contacts. At KFUPM, the Business Incubator Center offers a set of supporting programs to university entrepreneurs that complement the other two centers of the entrepreneurship institute and facilitates in launching a startup.




The Space
  • 52 Incubates offices
  • 4 Mentorship offices
  • 16 faculty& lecturers offices
  • A meeting room
  • A class room
  • A Services room
  • It extends over 1800 m2 area
  • Access to the Innovation Cluster Building


KFUPM entrepreneurs interested to join the center have three opportunities:

  • Pre-incubation program
  • Incubation program
  • Post-incubation program

Focus Areas
  • Energy, Water, Petrochemicals, Construction technology, Nanotechnology, Consumer technology, & services technology.

The Program
  • 12-week incubation program.
  • Networking events to connect students with investors to seek funding.


Current Investors
 

Incubated Teams

Current Incubated Teams

Morshed

An Innovative app that connects travelers and travel guides


PentaCap

An Innovative Cup Cover for Beverages


Find My Tutor

An Innovative mobile app that will help the student or the parent to find a trustable tutor.


Concoating

It’s a special type of coating called concrete coating that keeps the pipe fully submerged


Gulf Technologies


A submerged electricity creation and storage device

Samawat


A new calling device for parents and school going children

Student Startups That Came out of The KFUPM Ecosystem

Innosoft

Founder: Loai Labani



The main business of the company
  • IT service solution.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training
  • The National Business Competition مسابقة الخطة الوطنية .

The Funding
  • Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center.

Feelit

Founder: Mohammed alkadi



The main business of the company
  • A social media company for human feelings .

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training
  • The 1st Business Plan Competition.

The Funding
  • A VC from Silicon Valley.

Waki

Founders: Abdulaziz Alzahrani-Osama Al-Najjar- Ali Busaleh



The main business of the company
  • A platform for sport arenas booking .

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training
  • The 2nd Business Plan Competition.

The Funding
  • Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center.

Electroaim

Founder: Khalid AlSulami



The main business of the company
  • An innovation consulting and training startup.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training
  • Coop-2-Entrepreneur with Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center.

The Funding
  • Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center.

Zeez

Founder: Abdulaziz Othman



The main business of the company
  • A YouTube channel that supports creating local educational episodes for children.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training
  • The 4th Business Plan Competition.

The Funding
  • Badir Jeddah.

Indielabs

Founder: Khaleel Haboub



The main business of the company
  • High quality software production.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training
  • 1st Create Entrepreneurs “Biz Model” Module.
  • 1st Concept-2-prototype Competition.

The Funding
  • Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center.