YFS (Your First Startup)

Step-by-step taking you from idea to investment

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Our vision

To be MENA best performer startup program and fund

Our mission

Enabling entrepreneurs across the world from achieving success in personal and business level, through effective entrepreneurship programs & investment

Our goals

  • To grow the national economy and Increase the contribution of SMEs to it
  • To empower and support passionate entrepreneurs by providing them with Cultural, Financial and management mindset tools
  • To benefit from the integration of international insights with a group of advisors to Upscale startups and leverage them globally

Our Values



We innovate to create new eras and dimensions for our clients to continue growing



The entrepreneurial mindset is the way we think and act, and is the way we approach challenges



We constantly strive to redefine the standard of excellence in everything we do



We will always be there for our clients to become high-performance businesses

YFS Programs

We are specialised in provideing unique programs in innovation, incubation, acceleration and fund management. Our core products are the following:

Incubation program

Incubation program

Your First Startup (YFS) is one of the flagship programs designed to empower young entrepreneurs to achieve personal and professional success. The purpose of the program is to improve the chances of startup success and reduce the investment risk

Acceleration program

Acceleration program

Xcelerate is a unique startup acceleration program powered by Squad Partners for highly selected startups where they join a twelve weeks program empowered with an innovative space, administration services and Investment

Innovation program

Innovation program

The three days innovation program in YFS is in partnership with TECHSTARS and made for corporates to develop, test, and grow new business ideas in a few months outside of organizational processes and deliverables. We reinvent their business models through the process of implementing new opportunities into existing business models

Xcelerate ecosystem

Xcelerate ecosystem

Xcelerate ecosystem is a full entrepreneurship ecosystem where the journey start from ideation stage to scalp up and securing seed investment stage

Fund management

Fund management

YFS VC manage several funds to invest or acquire tech startups that meet the investment or acquisition requirements

Al Ahsa'a Virtual Incubator

Al Ahsa'a Virtual Incubator

One of the first virtual incubation programs in the Kingdom developed for Al Ahsa'a area with the goal of developing the Entrepreneurship ecosystem and support the young entrepreneurs to transfer their ideas into business.


العنوان السعودي
المبنى الشمالي لمؤسسة الملك فيصل الخيرية
الدور السادس٧٣١٥ طريق الملك فهد - حي العليا الرياض ١٢٢١٢ - ٣٢٧١
المملكة العربية السعودية

Saudi Arabia
King Faisal Foundation, North Tower Floor 6, 7315 King Fahad Road, Al Olaya Riyadh 12212 - 3171, Saudi Arabia

United Arab Emirates
Your First Startup Ltd, ADGM, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Your First Startup
488/585 Little Collins St, Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia


Office : (+61) 390056725

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