Code Hero

Digital Entrepreneurship Center

Your idea could be
the next breakthrough

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Tech Champions

Tech Champions is an accelerator and business incubator targeting innovative entrepreneurs by providing them with the necessary tools and support in the technical, administrative and financial aspects through the Ministry's distinguished partners from the private and semi-governmental sectors.

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Game Changers

The Ministry of Communications and Information TechnologyDigiPen USA, and Advanced Initiative are now recruiting KSA citizens and residents for the Game Changers Program. Based in Riyadh, the Game Changers Program aims to help Saudis with a strong entrepreneurial spirit to launch indie game companies that produce engaging and interactive experiences for the MENA region.

Who We Are

In CODE we seek to capitalize on the growing pace of the Saudi digital economy, and we will do that through expediting and leading the development of digital knowledge, empowering local talents and enabling digital entrepreneurship in all its startup phases. If you are still exploring the possibilities of your vision, we want to be part of the process moving forward, if you have already outlined the underlying concepts for the idea, we are interested. Early stage? Perfect. Seed stage? Even better. Growth stage? Buckle up, Unicorn statue is our next stop. From the start we want to be clear about one thing and one thing only; we are here to help you make the next digital breakthrough. If you have the vision, the talent, the commitment to pursue ambitious, bold and daring ideas, then we want you to be part of our community, we need you in our ecosystem, you are the reason CODE exists!

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Enable entrepreneurial culture
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Increase adoption of new technologies
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Increase digital economy’s contribution to GDP
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Empower women’s participation
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Steer digital investment opportunities
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Develop digital local talents
Our Ecosystem

Our ecosystem is built specifically to meet the needs and expectations of digital startups. With CODE, you will find like-minded entrepreneurs who are working in similar or related fields, have an abundance mindset, and are willing to share their experience and knowledge.

Entrepreneurs

CODE has a wide and diverse community of entrepreneurs in its network, all are eager and ambitious to help make the next technological breakthrough.

Entrepreneur
Mentors

One of our goals at CODE is to lead the development of local talents, and what better way to do that through providing our entrepreneurs access to the best mentors out there?

Mentor
Investors

Every entrepreneurial venture needs access to the right type of funding, and even more so with digital entrepreneurship. Join CODE if you are an investor in the digital economy.

Investor
210
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People reached
58
K
Beneficiaries
345
Startups Through Partners
193
Direct Startups
95
Ecosystem Partners
14
Innovation Labs
15
Digital Competitions
10
Number of Initiatives
6
Investment Rounds

Our Programs

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Gamechangers
April, 10th 2021
  • Bootcamp
  • Incubator
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, DigiPen USA, and Advanced Initiative are now recruiting KSA citizens and residents for the Game Changers Program.
TechChamps
April, 25th 2021 - November, 21st 2021
  • Accelerator
  • Incubator
Tech Champions is an accelerator and business incubator targeting innovative entrepreneurs by providing them with the necessary tools and support in the technical, administrative and financial aspects through the Ministry's distinguished partners from the private and semi-governmental sectors.
digitalchallenges
April, 28th 2021 - September, 2021
  • Bootcamp
  • Competition
One of the initiatives of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, which is a series of challenges concerned with emerging technologies, and each challenge consists of several stages, and each challenge has its own technology!
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CODE is where pioneers get together and build

Be part of our community today, JOIN CODE!

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" What we found in the Technology Pioneers program was completely different in terms of providing full support for projects, including advisory services, guidance, continuous follow-up and direct linking with decision-makers in various sectors, companies, and investors, in addition to intensive bootcamps"

Essam Alshaikh

Dentist Plus - Founder
chilllearn
" I advise other startups in the Technology Pioneers program, who are admitted to the program receive all possible types of support from the Ministry as financial, logistical, technical, and many other support. In addition to a very useful media appearance for the startup"

Muhannad Aljaser

Chill Learn - Founder
jaleesa
" A beautiful experience and it was the first of its kind, I got to know the field of entrepreneurship in it at the beginning of every project that needs support or a push forward and this can be achieved through technology pioneers, it is worth the experience"

Ebtisam Bukhush

Jaleesa - Founder
mawaidy
" It was an exceptional experience, in which it gave us many important workshops that helped to develop the project. Grateful for this valuable opportunity"

Muhammed Alhimali

Mawaidy - Founder

Startup Journey

The startup journey is ideally how a startup would progress through our ecosystem, a startup can join from the moment of its inception and continue its journey till it reaches Unicorn status, or it can join CODE at any moment in its progression, in order to receive the support and guidance it needs, whether it was through our network of other entrepreneurs and startups, CODE mentors, or CODE investors, or even through the use of our labs and innovative centers. Our goal is to ensure you and your team's growth and your company’s growth.

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Idea Stage
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It is typically when the founder or founders are still outlining their vision and trying to bring it to life through modeling and planning. 

Early Stage
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The early stages of a startup is where all the excitement happens, this is when the planning is done and implementation has taken place.

Seed Stage
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First sign of success an entrepreneur sees, after blazing through the early stage, the founder comes out with more insight on the product.

Growth Stage
Growth

If you reach this stage you are already a seasoned entrepreneur, and we want to be part of your journey to 1 Billion and more.

Latest Insights

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techstars
May 18, 2021
In partnership with Raed Ventures Investment Fund (RVIF), the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology announced the start of registration in “Riyadh Techstars Accelerator” specialized in technology accelerators. Techstars Accelerator will be based in capital Riyadh for four months, to provide...

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جليسة | jaleesa

A nursery everywhere, qualified, and trustworthy at any time and everywhere, on an hourly, daily, or monthly basis. Whether you are at home, work or even at the cinema. 

هاو | Hao

A platform to provide entertainment, educational and events experiences for small amounts.

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A company that provides fully cashless vending machine solutions with the expertise and experience to help you create and expand your revenue automatically. We offer a unique blend of consulting, technical and marketing skills to augment our creative design capabilities to create a robust vending machine system.

موعدي | Mawidy

An application to book medical / contact medicine appointments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, we seek to facilitate access to medical services and raise community health awareness

أرتال | Artal

An advanced system that supports face recognition, has been designed using the latest technical materials using machine learning techniques and artificial intelligence.

تاقت | TAGit

An entertainment app that allows users to participate in and share challenges with each other, whether with friends, family, teams, and for entertainment events.