This program aims to provide companies access to distinguished, practical knowledge from relevant expertise, guidance service, and key tools to effectively support their access to capital to turbocharge their growth by raising funds and expanding to international markets successfully. Many startups, after reaching growth in their home countries, struggle when expanding internationally due to compliance and legal barriers as well as understanding the business culture of the target market. Expanding activities include either actively selling, acquiring or setting up shop in selected markets. In order to expand, businesses also need to seek the right investment opportunities to be able to have the available runway to carry out their expansion plans. Effective capital market access means tapping a proven source of qualified investors who look for investment opportunities and who understand the industry and value proposition. Access to market and access to capital work hand in hand to ensure a high success rate, given the market’s macro-environment and risks associated with it.)
The program is designed to equip entrepreneurs with industry knowledge and market insights, from key experts, to successfully scale their operations internationally and raise capital.
Prepare and guide entrepreneurs on the key pillars of market expansion and set up market visits to connect with experts who will provide in depth insights on each market.
Access to capital through speed dating sessions and curated introductions to best class investors both locally and globally.
Engage and connect with key stakeholders to better understand different market dynamics and the regional investment landscape.
This program aims to focus on green and green-tech companies which include the following:
This program will support companies promoting the emergence of competitive enterprises and job creation (especially in ecologically relevant sectors). These sectors include fintech, ed-tech, health-tech and the likes as well as companies in the logistics and smart-city sectors who promote fair supply chains and sustainable transformation of global supply chains.
Phase 1 : Investor Webinar Series
Matchmaking investors with companies and create opportunities to connect with experts and industry peers to understand the investment dynamics in the selected countries and the ease of raising funds.
Global Expert Forum : Knowlege and Experience
Forum will give the opportunity for participating companies to network and gain insight from the Endeavor Entrepreneurs about market expansion and raising capital.
Phase 2 : “Ask The Experts”-Guidelines on Market Expansion
Discussing the main challenges companies face when expanding globally and connecting with experts from selected markets (UAE, KSA, Pakistan, South Africa etc), to discuss the key pillars of market expansion and dynamics in the region.
Market Access-Country Visit
One- on- one and group stakeholder meetings scheduled in the selected markets to allow entrepreneurs to build their network and gain a deep understanding of market entry, dynamics, strategy and execution.