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Here's how it works

Over the course of 6 intensive months, you will increase your revenue, raise capital and expand your customer base.
Ideation
Meet our team in your community to be inspired to apply for the next incubation training with your business idea! Startups and existing small businesses with ambition to grow are encouraged to apply!
Acceleration
Between 10-15 businesses are selected for acceleration. You will have 1:1 access to mentors and coaches who will provide investment readiness support, financial modeling, trade facilitation and technical assistance over the course of three months.
Incubation
30 entrepreneurs are selected for a one-week intensive incubation training, focused on business modelling and coaching. You will have one month to prepare your pitch presentation. A panel of expert advisors will help select the best businesses to graduate to acceleration.
Investment
Between 1-5 businesses are selected for investment. You will have 1:1 access to investment analysts and mentors who will provide technical assistance to help ensure you stay on track to meet your growth objectives and help prepare you for a second round of financing, when ready. The maximum investment from Accelerate Prosperity is US $50,000.
Community Outreach
Our team will visit your community to inspire you to apply for the next incubation training with your business idea!
Investment Readiness
You will have 1:1 access to mentors and coaches who will provide investment readiness support, financial modeling, trade facilitation and technical assistance over the course of three months.
Business Modelling & Coaching
  • In-class Training: 1 week
  • Pitch Preparation: 3 weeks
Pre- & Post-Investment Support
  • Due Diligence & Investment Intermediation: 1-2 Months
  • Post-Investment Support: Ongoing
What to expect
Accelerate Prosperity offers entrepreneurs ideation, incubation, acceleration and investments to enhance their businesses and evaluate social impact in rural and semi-rural areas.
Coaching
Access leading experts and entrepreneurs who will help you grow and market your business and guide you in reaching your strategic milestones

  • Exclusive 1:1 mentoring sessions with high-calibre experts in marketing, fundraising, product development, pipeline management, financial modeling and more.
  • An Investment Analyst dedicated to supporting your company's weekly growth needs and requests.
Capital
Access to our global network of angel and impact investors and donors for funding and pitching opportunities.

  • Exclusive 1:1 technical support to help you prepare your best pitch deck and navigate investment opportunities
  • Direct introductions to our network of impact investors and angels
  • Exposure to new funding opportunities at regional trade events and investor forums

Selection Criteria

Do you have what it takes? Find out below!
Interested applications can be of:

  • Any age
  • Any citizenship
Applicants will get:
  • Full ownership
  • If the applicant is a partial owner, he or she must make business decisions with consensus from co-owners
What we're looking for:
We are seeking innovative & disruptive ideas from all industries, with a focus on high-potential sectors:

  • Commercial services
  • Agri-business and livestock
  • Information communication technology (ICT)
  • Tourism
  • Textiles
We place a special emphasis on the following:
  • Women-owned businesses
  • Businesses with the potential to create outsized employment for women directly or indirectly through their value chains
  • Businesses conducting cross-border trade
  • Businesses creating significant employment opportunities
  • Businesses with high growth potential
The following businesses are excluded:
  • Import-oriented businesses (purchasing cheaper goods from outside Tajikistan, and selling for a higher price)
  • Alcohol or tobacco production or sales
  • Restaurants, cafés or other food services
  • The minimum size of a lemon greenhouse is 0.5 hectares
"Thanks to the support of Accelerate Prosperity, I am able to manufacture five additional construction materials and I have created eight new jobs, two of which are for women."
Madjidov Pahlavon
The Startup: LLC "Rundara"
"The Accelerate Prosperity team saw the potential of a business with a social purpose, and gave me the support I needed to improve my concept and develop a financial model that works."
Nargis Toymastova
The Startup: "Azbuka Lichnosti" (Alphabet of Self)
"I have learned about the psychology of the customer, and how to increase their demand. My vision is to increase my chickens - from 500 to 3,000 - to supply the region with meat and eggs."
Mazambekov Tavallobek
The Startup: "Saodatbakhsh" Chicken Farm
Ready to boost your business?