Asyad & Omantel launch accelerator program for Omani tech startups in logistics sector

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Asyad Group, Oman’s global integrated logistics provider, and Omantel, the leading provider of integrated telecommunication services in Oman, have partnered to launch an innovative accelerator program aimed at empowering local tech startups in the logistics industry.

The Asyad-Omantel Accelerator Program is designed to provide comprehensive support to Omani tech startups, offering mentorship, training, networking opportunities, and fundraising assistance. The six-month program targets promising startups with technologies that contribute to the advancement of Oman’s logistics sector, with a focus on supply chain optimization, cold chain enhancement, and sustainable logistics.

Ahmed AL Balushi_Asyad Group_Omantel partnership
Ahmed AL Balushi
Chief Executive Asset Management
Asyad Group

“Our collaboration with Omantel to implement this innovative program aligns with Asyad’s strategy to enable the private sector, especially SMEs, to effectively participate in the Sultanate’s logistics journey. Together, we aim to provide tech startups with the right tools and platform to grow in logistics and beyond, in line with Oman Vision 2040.”

Aladdin Beit Fadhil, Chief Commercial Officer of Omantel, said that, “We are excited to embark on this collaborative journey with Asyad to foster innovation and drive growth in Oman’s logistics industry. Through this accelerator program, we aim to empower local technology startups with the resources and support them to thrive in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.”

Based in the Omantel Innovation Labs, participants in the Asyad-Omantel Accelerator Program will benefit from a range of advantages, including access to mentorship from industry experts, specialized training sessions, potential investment opportunities, and a dedicated learning platform. Additionally, startups will have the opportunity to collaborate and exchange ideas within the vibrant community of the Omantel Innovation Labs and explore Asyad’s integrated logistics ecosystem.

As Oman continues to prioritize digital transformation and innovation, partnerships between key enablers of Oman’s tech and logistics industries play a vital role in shaping the future of the country’s economy. Through collaborative efforts and strategic initiatives, Omantel and Asyad Group are committed to supporting the growth and success of Omani entrepreneurs, driving progress and prosperity for the nation.

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