Grow Your Business With Us

AP’s Business Acceleration service is a tailored investment-readiness, post-investment mentorship and technical support services for existing SGBs with medium or strong revenue streams and having significant potential for growth. It is designed to help select SGBs in target geographies to unleash growth and achieve scale through customized training and advisory on business model, investment readiness and tapping into financing/ investment opportunities in the market.

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APPLICATION FOR INVESTMENT &
INVESTMENT-READNESS SERVICES

(For Existing Businesses)

FILL YOUR APPLICATION IN ENGLISH

The purpose of this APPLICATION FORM is to assist us in understanding your business and its needs. All information will remain confidential. Please try to provide precise responses. The submission of this application is not a commitment or a guarantee whatsoever of financing / investment by Accelerate Prosperity or by network of its investors. Shortlisting businesses for investment is a sole prerogative of Accelerate Prosperity.

WHO CAN APPLY

  • Entrepreneurs who are doing business anywhere in Pakistan are eligible to apply
  • New, innovative and unique business models offering highly value adding, scalable and technological solutions and demonstrating potential for causing positive economic and social transformation will be preferred.
  • Businesses from ALL sectors can apply.
  • Not-For-Profit business ideas or institutions are INELIGIBLE to apply.
  • Each entrepreneur should submit ONLY one application. Submission of multiple applications may result in disqualification.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Business Criteria
  • A unique and innovative business model with a potential for causing or contributing to positive economic and social transformation.
  • A clear market niche, sound target market and customer base.
  • Realistic competitive advantage in terms of price, quality and easy/ large access.
  • Strong revenue and profit models, potential for scalability and growth.
  • Strong value chain effect.
  • Impact potential.
Personal Criteria
  • Strong entrepreneurial traits, including (but not limited to) leadership qualities, risk taking, street smartness, ability to do more with less etc.
  • Coachable team, including (but not limited to) openness to advisory, learn, ability and openness to constantly iterate, adapt and evolve based on changing conditions, realities or assumptions etc.
  • Past experience in doing business, or as an employee in a similar industry, or subject matter expertise relevant to the product/ service.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TIMELINES

Following are the key steps in the application process:

Step 1: Application Shortlisting
Step 2: Interviews of Shortlisted Applications
Step 3: Business Training & Advisory
Step 4: Submission of Information Memorandum & Financial Models
Step 5: Pitch for investment
Step 6: Due Diligence of selected applicants.
Step 7: Investments for shortlisted businesses


DEADLINE: Deadline to Submit Applications: 20th May 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION
PURPOSE OF INVESTMENT
12- Purpose of Investment Sought

13- How Much Have You Already Invested in Your Business (In terms of Cash, Land, Equipment etc.) Please Mention the Total Amount of Investment Made in PKR

14- How Much More Are You and Your Partners Planning to Invest in Your Business in PKR

BUSINESS INFORMATION
19- Is Your Business Currently Profitable?

21- Who Are 3 Biggest Competitors of Your Business? Please Mention Their Names & Current Location:

23- What were the Actual sales and profit of your business in last 2 Years?

2019

2018

24- What would be the estimated sales and profit of your business for next 3 years?

2020

2021

2022

STRENGTH OF THE TEAM

25- Owners / Team Profiles

BUSINESS STRATEGY
DISCLAIMERBy submitting this form, you agree to complete all future requirements of Accelerate Prosperity. By applying for our services, you release and hold harmless the organizers (Accelerate Prosperity, AKDN), sponsors, judges, coaches, trainers and their families for all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind in connection with our process.
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