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Scale Up Platform

Empowering future unicorns through services that accelerate expansion

The Scale Up Platform serves as a one-stop shop online portal for small and medium-sized enterprises with high growth potential that provides access to products and services designed to enable the scaling of future unicorns. It focuses on five major pillars, namely, digital transformation, global expansion, joint operation and support services, exports promotion and support, and funding.
This major initiative seeks to enable startups and entrepreneurs to be a crucial part of the UAE’s future-ready economy as it prepares for its next 50 years of progress. The platform also provides a framework for launching the largest-ever partnership between the government and the private sector to support and nurture the growth of SMEs in the country.

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Benefits of

Scale Up Platform

  • Empowers future unicorns through strong partnerships with leading industry partners
  • Offers opportunities to boost export capabilities and enhance export operations
  • Gives needed assistance to expand operations to new territories and markets
  • Helps enable digital transformation to streamline business operations and improve business outcomes
  • Provides comprehensive business support to facilitate and enhance business processes
  • Provides access to financial support to accelerate business growth
Through private sector partnerships

Scale Up Platform offers integrated services for SMEs

The platform provides tailored services that meet the specific needs of SMEs to accelerate their growth and expansion such as supporting SMEs in their digitisation journey by providing consulting services and discounted pricing on technology purchases and services; offering export support services and preferential pricing for shipping and exporting of products outside the UAE; giving access to consulting services to improve internal business processes as well as discounted pricing on business support tools; enabling international expansion by supporting the opening of business offices and operations in different markets; and providing access to debt and equity funding.

Key Services

Export Support


Business Support



Communication Channels

Call centre and customer protection

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