STARTUP KAZAKHSTAN
STARTUP KAZAKHSTAN
INTERNATIONAL
ONLINE ACCELERATION
PROGRAM

OPPORTUNITIES
International Acceleration
12 weeks of online acceleration
and access to best experts and mentors of GVA
Workspace
Fully equipped workspace and accounting support for program duration
Technology Centres
Opportunity to work with laboratories established in conjunction with international companies
3 Days
Only 3 days of attendance
in Kazakhstan for the whole
acceleration program
Access to the market
Opportunities to work with government agencies, national, and international companies
0% Taxes
Special Economic Zones'
taxes preferences
BENEFITS
Acquaintance and possibility of signing a contract with the leading companies in the Kazakhstan market
An individual development plan for your product, developed in conjunction with a personal coach
Presentation of your product to international external investors
WHY KAZAKHSTAN MARKET?
36th
in Doing Business Ranking
>70%
Of foreign investments
in Central Asia come
to Kazakhstan
>100M
Millions of dollars - potential volume of government tenders for startups
TRACKS
INDUSTRY 4.0+
IoT Industry
Autonomous and robotic systems
Energy Efficiency and Energy Storage
Additive Engineering (3D Printing)
Intelligent logistics









SMART CITY
BIM (Building Information Modeling)
Next Generation Networks and Data Transmission
Available information infrastructure
and security
Smart transport and infrastructure
Social technologies










FINTECH +
Blockchain
E-commerce and monetization technologies


NEW MATERIALS
New materials (nanopowders, composites)
Technologies for Mining and Metallurgy , Oil and Gas complexes
Processing of soil
Geological exploration, remote mining








(Mining & processing)
STAGES
1. SOURCING
Potential participants get acquainted with the requirements and rules of the program and apply for participation
Selection of applications and announcement of winners
Full-time introductory event in Almaty in September (the date will be announced separately)
The selected teams open LLP in Kazakhstan and sign an investment agreement (on a convertible loan) to receive 31,530 USD (20,000 cash) and an option agreement

Online, November 19, 2018
2. ACCELERATOR
12 weeks of work on the online platform, individual work with coaches and representatives of companies in Kazakhstan
Personal project development plan and tracking progress
Offline intensive in Almaty for each track to get acquainted with the companies of Kazakhstan (potential customers and partners)
Consultations on attraction of investments
Access to the global pool of experts and mentors TechGarden and GVA
Selection of the best startups for an exit on Demo Day

Online & Offline, September – December 2018
3. DEMO DAY
Selection of the best start-ups for participation in the Demo Day, taking into account the progress achieved within the program
Intensive preparation of the presentation for the Demo Day
Pitch presentation of projects to potential investors

Offline, Almaty, December 2018
4. ACCESS TO THE USA MARKET
Selection of the best start-ups for exit and development in the US market
The opportunity to present their projects to local corporations, potential customers and partners
Acquaintance with venture investors
Acquaintance with start-ups from the same sphere, successfully developing in the US market

Offline, Silicon Valley, USA
FAQ
Question:
Do I need to be present throughout the program in Kazakhstan?
Answer:
No, the program is completely online. You need to attend personally only 3 days in Kazakhstan.
Question:
What is the cost of participation in Startup Kazakhstan?
Answer:
Startups receive a part of the investments by accelerating services. The costs for flights and accommodation in Kazakhstan during the offline events are paid by the startup independently.
Question:
What is included in the educational program?
Answer:
11 blocks about the development of startup including: sales, market analysis, business modeling, customer development and other topics.
Question:
Does the Organizer take a share of the startup for participating in the Accelerator?
Answer:
No, participation in the Accelerator does not involve the transition of the startup share to the Accelerator. At the same time, the startup signs two contracts with the Accelerator Organizer's fund: the first is an agreement on receiving investments in the amount of $31,530 ($20,000 are transferred to the account of the startup in Kazakhstan, $11,530 are obtained by accelerating services), the second is the option contract for which the startup provides the right to purchase a stake in a company that is open on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The stake is determined when the participant receives the next round of investment, according to the evaluation of this round with a discount rate of 80%.
Download full version of FAQ by clicking this link.
You also need to prepare
answers to the following questions:
The name of the LLP (you need to prepare several options at once to check whether you can register for this name)
The amount of the authorized capital
Primary activity of the LLP
Power of Attorney (it is necessary to bring every founder of the company)
Notarized copy of the passport of each of the founders
For registration in Kazakhstan
the following documents are required:
BUSINESS IN KAZAKHSTAN IS THAT SIMPLE!
Obtaining IINs on the founder
Obtaining an EDS for a founder
Full package of constituent documents
Printing
The cost of registering a company for one founder will be 53,000 tenge, including all expenses.
This package includes:
EXPERTS
PROGRAM'S OPERATOR
ORGANIZER
IT PARTNER
MEDIA PARTNERS
CONTACTS
Kazakhstan and CIS Start-up Inquire
Acceleration Manager
Tolkynai Kartbaeva
Russian Start-up inquiries
Manager
Victoria Aleshina
Media Inquiries
PR-manager
Mukhtar Zhumaliev
+7 771 233 25 89
t.kartabayeva@techgarden.kz
+7(965)299-52-21 (10:00 - 19:00 by Moscow time)
techgarden@gva.vc
+7 778 999 4963
zhumaliyev.m@techgarden.kz
Investment Support
Marat Mukashev
+7 777 216 5515
m.mukashev@techgarden.kz
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