Acceleration program Kazakhstan Digital Accelerator

Do you want to get an investment of up to $ 50,000?

KDA is the region's first world-class startup accelerator, with a representative office in Nur-Sultan. The goal of this program is to increase the competitiveness and capitalization of technology companies that will be able to enter the markets of Southeast Asia in the future. The program is designed for three years and will run from 2020 to 2022. The program will launch 5 streams of 10 startups each. Each stream will receive training in a program lasting up to 3 months and an investment in each startup project of $50,000 in exchange for a share in the project of up to 9%.

DETAILED
INFORMATION ABOUT KDA

Main selection criteria:

  1. Scalable business model

  2. A ready-made product and/or service that is based on digital technologies and is suitable and targeted at large online communities

  3. A startup planning to raise its next round in 18 months

  4. Companies that are registered in Kazakhstan or have at least one founder who is a citizen of Kazakhstan

For more information, follow the link: https://www.questventures.com/


KDA TEAM

Ruslan Rakymbay
investment director at Quest Ventures
Ruslan is the co-founder of QazAngels Business Angels Club, the first and growing network of business angels in Kazakhstan. Previously, he served as the head of a subsidiary of an American energy company in Asia. He is a Certified Project Management Specialist (PMP) and holds a Master of Science in Energy Economics from the University of Dundee, UK. He has over ten years of experience in B2B and B2G strategic consulting, technology transfer to Central Asia, venture capital and private equity.
KAMAL KADYRZHANOV
MARKETING MANAGER
Previously, he worked at KAZNEX INVEST JSC and KAZAKH INVEST JSC, held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Saryarka Special Economic Zone, and also was an advisor to the Deputy Akim of the Karaganda region for investments, industry and digitalization. He was engaged in digitalization of healthcare, logistics, industry and other areas of activity in the region.

CONDITIONS FOR THOSE WISHING
TO RECEIVE
INVESTMENTS

INDUSTRY

  • Companies that build their business on providing software products or Internet platforms

  • Does not invest in companies that resell goods and services, as well as products, where a significant part has an offline component

PRODUCT

  • There is a product and there are customers who use the product

  • The product has the potential to grow to a turnover of US$1 billion.

  • There are long-term competitors and there are advantages over them

TEAM

  • From 2 people who are engaged in the fulltime project

  • The team has a CEO, CTO, responsible for sales

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