BI SELECTION CRITERIA

AEIC-Bi Application

  • AEIC-Bi’s application will ask for each team member’s name and resume, as well as a one to two-page description of their business idea and any traction thus far.

  • AEIC-Bi will structure application reviews to ensure the companies / startup teams are fairly and consistently evaluated.

  • A spreadsheet will track where each startup is ranked from 1–5 on criteria that include idea, team, commitment, and fit for the program.

  • Teams will be brought in for a twenty-minute interview focused around specific questions or concerns that come up in the application.

  • In certain cases, experts may be asked to participate in interviews. These experts can typically be PhD students, faculty or industry professionals who can validate the tech behind deep tech, hardware, or biotech/medical device projects.

AEIC-Bi Selection of AUD Applicant

  • Selection will be based on a Pitch and AEIC-Bi's Ideas, Advising and Finance sub-committee for Feedback on the Pitch Deck with proof of prototype(s) and evidence.

  • Selection will be done by the AEIC-Bi's Ideas, Advising and Finance sub-committee.

AEIC-Bi Selection of School and Other University Students

  • Selection will be based on evaluation by AEIC-Bi's Ideas, Advising and Finance sub-committee of Customer, Market Fit & Value Proposition.

AEIC-Bi Selection of Community and Partner Institutions

  • Selection will be based on evaluation by AEIC-Bi's Ideas, Advising and Finance sub-committee of the Business Model, Prototype Idea and Elevator Pitch.

Contact Us

+97143183327 Ext 327, 314

American University in Dubai Sheikh Zayed Road

AEIC-Room 214, EMBA Building