From Teenager to CEO

Start Your Business in UAE

Are you an 18-year-old with a game-changing idea that could impact the world? The UAQ Free Trade Zone's Startup Accelerator Programme is the perfect place to turn your vision into a reality.

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Are you a young entrepreneur with a breakthrough idea that could change the world?

Follow in the footsteps of Mark Zuckerberg, Matthew Mullenweg, and Blake Ross and start your company before you turn 20. Thanks to the UAQ Free Trade Zone, located in the UAE, you can now access world-class facilities and resources that will help you bring your business idea to life.

Young Entrepreneurs, Rejoice!
Start Your Entrepreneurial Journey Today

The UAQ Free Trade Zone is revolutionizing the business world by implementing a new age requirement for starting a business in the UAE. If you've turned 18, you're now eligible to start your company with us. And if you're 18 or above, we're making it easier for you to become a shareholder, sole owner, or director in a company, without the need for a guardian's signature on the MoA.

This change is not just good news for young entrepreneurs, but it's also a positive development for family-owned businesses looking to plan for succession. With the UAQ Free Trade Zone, the future is yours.

Here are Some Prominent Business Activities to Get You Started

Social Media Marketing

Many young adults are adept at using social media platforms, and there is a high demand for social media marketing services in the current digital age.


Starting an e-commerce business is a popular choice among young entrepreneurs. Selling products online can be a lucrative business opportunity, especially if the products are unique or cater to a specific niche.

Creative Arts

Young adults often have a passion for creative arts such as photography, graphic design, or video production. Starting a business in this field can be rewarding and provide opportunities to showcase one's talent.

Fitness & Wellness

Health and fitness are essential for many young adults, and starting a business in this area can be a great way to provide services such as personal training, nutrition coaching, or yoga classes.


With the rise of YouTube and other online platforms, there is a growing demand for digital content creators. Starting a business in this area can involve producing video content, writing blogs, or creating podcasts.

Fashion & Beauty

The fashion and beauty industry is constantly evolving, and there are many opportunities for young entrepreneurs to start businesses in areas such as clothing design, cosmetics, or skincare.

And the best part? we're not limited to just these activities. Find out more about what we offer.

Don't wait - Launch your business at 18!

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