Center for Business Incubators

The Business Incubator

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.


Services provided by the Incubator

1. The Space

o Over 1800 sqr. meters

o 57 cubicles

o 16 Faculty & Staff offices

o 4 Mentorship rooms

o A Meeting room

o A Class room

o A Service room


2. Labs

o Dry lab (LAB 3308): Product Development Lab

o Haya Al-Mojil Design Thinking lab (LAB 2014): Prototyping Lab.


3. Legal services

o Mohaimeed Law Firm is helping the institute and its team by providing them legal consultation. The Firm has dedicated 15hr/month for the institute

4. Amazon Web Services (AWS)

o AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with resources they need to get started on AWS. $8,000 worth of service for two years

5. Logistical Support (Governmental)


6. Keys-of-Goodness Grant

o The Keys of Goodness grants program aims to help our teams develop their prototypes to make their businesses attractive to the investor


7. Mentorship program

o The Mentoring Program objective is to facilitate for entrepreneurs a network of highly skilled, experienced and knowledgeable mentors to help them in their entrepreneurial endeavors.

8. Business Coaching

o The purpose of the business coaching initiative is to provide the incubated teams with goal-based and result oriented focused coaching session


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.

Qossor

Founder: Abdullah Assiri



The main business of the company
  • wedding venue reservation app.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

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.

Noor Academy

Founder: Hasan monther barkat



The main business of the company
  • Educational website to help Secondary school students after graduation.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

The Funding
  • The Keys of Goodness.

kanaf

Founder: Ahmad Ibrahem Almassrahy



The main business of the company
  • Face Sheilds.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

Technical Prototyping Est

Founder: Rakan



The main business of the company
  • Consultancy firm whose vision is to provide pioneer services in the field of research and inventions.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

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.

VendaZone

Founder: Amer Abdulhadi Alharbi



The main business of the company
  • A Saudi online marketplace, connecting Manufactures & suppliers with buyers. The online channel focuses on providing a platform to SMEs, large enterprises (B2B) as well as individuals (B2C).

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

The Funding
  • The Keys of Goodness.

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.

Faheem

Founder: Salem Bin Ghanem



The main business of the company
  • An app to connect students with tutors

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

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.

Mahsool

Founder: Waleed Ihsan Almozaien



The main business of the company
  • An electronic platform that includes sellers of dates and enables them to sell through the platform and makes it easier for them to sell worldwide.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

Khout 3D

Founder: Ahmad Ibrahem Almassrahy



The main business of the company
  • Fabricate air-filters for industrial uses in KSA/3d printing materials and machine suppliers.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

MyCorr

Founder: Mahmoud Elfeky



The main business of the company
  • Engineering Solutions for energy in buildings using Automation and Solar Energy.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

The Funding
  • The Keys of Goodness.

IR4lab

Founder: Majd Alafifi



The main business of the company
  • Chemical tracking system using block chain technology.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

Meem Web solution

Founder: Syed Shomaail Jafri



The main business of the company
  • Facilitating Business users to easily design new workflows or maintain pre-defined automation of workflows.

Experto

Founder: Abdulrahman Alshehri



The main business of the company
  • Technical support application where customer can request assistance when they need at any location (Uber for IT services).

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

The Funding
  • The Keys of Goodness.

Dabeeb

Founder: Yousef Alesayi



The main business of the company
  • Providing bicycles and electric scooters that could be rented through a mobile application.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

The Funding
  • The Keys of Goodness.

Shasha

Founder: Mahmoud Elfeky



The main business of the company
  • Advertising Screens.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

BRAQ Ind.

Founder: Saied Al Zahrani



The main business of the company
  • Inspection services using innovative drone platforms with AI-powered sensors for autonomous navigation, object detection, sensing, and classification..

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

The Funding
  • The Keys of Goodness.

Wrsh

Founder: Abdullah Mohammed Ibeid



The main business of the company
  • Workshops and Events Management System.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

Kernel

Founder: Ali Al-Awami



The main business of the company
  • Providing HR services (operational) as subscription based annually as the backbone of their business.

TKFUPM or KFUPM-EI Training

Nusahem Teams

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