Start Your Business With Us

AP’s Incubation Service is an international certification program accredited by E4Impact by Altis – University of Cattolica for startups and businesses with weak revenue streams. AP runs its business incubation cycle once every year where select startups receive a three months’ long tailored training and advisory, mentoring and required financing to set up a business idea or grow an existing startup.

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APPLICATION FOR INVESTMENT &
INVESTMENT-READNESS SERVICES

(New Ideas)

FILL YOUR APPLICATION IN ENGLISH

The purpose of this APPLICATION FORM is to assist us in understanding your business idea and 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 Aaccelerate Prosperity or by network of its investors. Shortlisting businesses for investment is a sole prerogative of Accelerate Prosperity.

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneurs completing our business training and advisory program will improve their capacity to execute and realize their business ideas and enable them to qualify for our final pitch session. Entrepreneurs meeting all assessment requirements of the training and advisory program will also qualify for international certificate in entrepreneurship by Accelerate Prosperity, E4Impact Foundation of Altis School of Business (Italy) and Karakoram International University (KIU). ICE is a joint initiative of Accelerate Prosperity, E4Impact Foundation of Altis School of Business (Italy) and Karakoram International University (KIU).



WHO CAN APPLY

  • Entrepreneurs who aim to launch a business anywhere in Pakistan are eligible to apply
  • New, innovative and unique business ideas 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 idea 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: Online preparatory material shared with shortlisted entrepreneurs.
Step 4: Business Training & Advisory.
Step 5: Pitch for investment
Step 6: Award for International Certificate for Entrepreneurship
Step 7: Due Diligence of selected applicants.
Step 8: Investments for shortlisted businesses


DEADLINE: Deadline to Submit Applications: 20th May 2020

GENERAL INFORMATION
4- What is your current profession?(Choose one)
8- What is the current status of your business?
11- Do you have access to computer system?
12- Do you have access to reliable Internet services?
BUSINESS INFORMATION

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


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

2020

2021

2022

STRENGTH OF THE TEAM

27- Owners / Team Profiles

PURPOSE OF INVESTMENT
30- Purpose of Investment Sought(Check all that applies)

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

32- How much more are you and your partners planning to invest in your business in PKR

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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