April 11, 2023– Unifonic, the leading communications platform and CPaaS provider in the Middle East, has signed a partnership agreement with inspireU from stc Kingdom’s first corporate accelerator to promote, support and develop entrepreneurship and startups that focus on ICT and digital innovation.
This emphasizes Unifonic’s unwavering commitment to promote Saudi Arabia’s startup ecosystem through sponsorship and investment in SaaS startups via an Accelerator and a Venture Builder.
Through this partnership, Unifonic and InspireU from stc will support early-stage startups in various domains such as fintech, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, digital games, Internet of Things, blockchain, and other promising areas.
Ahmed Hamdan, CEO & Co-Founder of Unifonic said: “As a Saudi startup, we take pride in our roots and recognize the importance of giving back to our community. To do so, we will continue to support the new generation of passionate entrepreneurs by empowering an ecosystem that fosters innovation and encourages a steady stream of ideas. Our goal is to attract investment and pave the way for a sustainable future. We are honored to be part of the vibrant technology ecosystem in the MENA region and will continue to support startups, scale-ups, multinational companies, governments, and institutions in connecting people all over the world. Looking ahead, the most exciting part of our journey is the impact we can make. Our dream is to see a world where local champions lead the global tech industry.”
The InspireU from stc is a significant business accelerator in the Kingdom that offers a range of services to emerging projects, including an intensive, high-quality training program provided by experts and consultants from Silicon Valley. InspireU from stc also provides office space for entrepreneurs to promote their projects with an opportunity to be present and participate in many events starting from workshops, national and international exhibitions. Furthermore, the accelerator helps these projects in connecting with the best investors and investment funds available in the market.
Under this partnership, Unifonic will integrate its solutions with inspireU from stc platforms, allowing them to seamlessly communicate with customers and maintain engagement with their audience throughout each transaction.
Unifonic has assisted numerous clients in implementing omnichannel customer experiences as part of their digital transformation, revolutionizing the way these brands interact with their target audiences and enabling them to exceed expectations for seamless digital interactions. In 2022, Unifonic expanded its AI solution portfolio through the acquisition of Sestek’s AI-powered conversational suite, enabling the customer interaction platform to automate end-to-end personalized omnichannel customer experiences.