Dubai Design & Fashion Council
Leveraging on the expertise of DDFC and in5, the strategic partnership between the two entities was put in place to present the in5/DDFC Membership platform. The membership gives professionals in design, tech and media of all career levels access to a comprehensive suite of benefits for promotion, talent development, business support, workspace, facilities and equipment. The in5/DDFC membership will foster a startup-friendly environment, and empower innovative, home-grown businesses on the road to success, from advisement and internship programmes structured to enhance your opportunities, to personalized one-on-one mentorships and greater exposure to industry pioneers. In addition to professional workshops and training sessions to hone your skills and check in with best practices, legal, business, and financial advisory, local & international showcasing opportunities, competitions, and access to workspace and specialized facilities, studios and labs.
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 specialized 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.
At in5, it is our mandate to help inventive companies grow locally, so they make a tangible difference globally, by providing an enabling environment across the full lifecycle of the business.