The Islamic Development Bank Business Plan Competition is a recently introduced initiative of the IsDB Group.
In this competition, candidates come together to develop and further refine their business plans to launch their start-ups or grow ventures, while competing for the cash prizes!
BID Network: Are you an aspiring entrepreneur with a finance need between USD 10,000 and USD 500,000? Entrepreneurs can register on one or more of the online portals and submit their business plan for assessment by our advisors. BiD Network introduces a unique offering of one-on- one, tailor-made Business Development Support (BDS) to help entrepreneurs to professionalize their operations, accelerate growth and obtain finance. Benefit includes sourcing,business development support, coaching and matchmaking.
Development Innovation Ventures aims to find and support breakthrough solutions to the world’s most important development challenges—interventions with the power to change millions of lives at a fraction of the usual cost. Through its grant program DIV invests in these game-changing ideas, rigorously tests them using cutting-edge analytical methods, and scales solutions that prove they work.
The Argidius Foundation and the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) have announced the Argidius-ANDE Finance Challenge (AAFC), a new competition designed to support innovative ways to provide capital to small businesses in emerging markets that require $20,000-$250,000 in early stage capital. The goal of the challenge is to accelerate the development of innovative and sustainable solutions in a number of emerging markets, ideally establishing models that can be replicated.