STARTUP KAZAKHSTAN
STARTUP KAZAKHSTAN
INTERNATIONAL
ONLINE ACCELERATION
PROGRAM

OPPORTUNITIES
20 000 USD
Investments for all
program participants
International Acceleration
12 weeks of online acceleration
and a trip to Silicon Valley
for the best start-ups
Workspace
Fully equipped workspace and accounting support for program duration
Technology Centres
Opportunity to work with laboratories established in conjunction with international companies
USD 100 000
Second round investments of 100,000 USD for best projects
Access to the market
Opportunities to work with government agencies, national, and international companies
0% Taxes
Special Economic Zones'
taxes preferences
ONLINE PROGRAM
INTERACTIVE
Interactive online-platform

Remote consultation with the coach

Only 3 events are required for the full-time attendance: Kick-off, Profile intensive, Demo Day
INDIVIDUAL
Dedicated personal coach

Individual program based on diagnosis

Individual project development plan
WHY KAZAKHSTAN MARKET?
Every year it grows by 30%.

By 2015, the E-commerce market amounted to $3.6 billion (or 4% of the total market of goods and services valued at $89.9 billion).

In 2017, Kazakhstani people bought goods for almost
$60 million.

Opening of "Kazpochta" specialized "Fullfilment" and "E-comment" centers.

The project "electronic labor exchange" was launched.
It reaches 8.8 million Internet users, which is 53.4% of Kazakhstan's population.
E-COMMERCE
AO Astana Innovations presented a number of projects
with the use of a block of real estate.

It is planned to create a cryptocurrency exchange for Kazakhstan and Central Asian countries.

In August 2018, it is planned to transfer the administration of the value-added tax to the technology of Blockchain. By 2025, this system will generate about $4.5 billion.

On December 21, 2017 in Astana, the initiative group Halykcoin Foundation developed the first national cryptocurrency of Kazakhstan - Halykcoin.

The algorithm is embedded 185 000 000 HLC. Such a campaign will start for the Western market.
BLOCKCHAIN
To date, the existing enterprises of backbone companies are implementing 14 projects, including elements of Industry 4.0 totalling $413.3 million.

The company ERG plans to invest in projects of Industry 4.0 of about $2.4 billion.

The introduction of 3D printing technologies began in such areas as education, architecture, construction and medicine.

Kazakhtelecom actively participates in the formation of the IoT market.According to forecasts, by 2025 in Kazakhstan there will be about 100 million devices connected to IoT, which will be 3.5 times more than in the mobile communications market.

It is estimated that the market volume in the country will reach
$251 million.
INDUSTRY 4.0
The Smart City concept is being implemented in five largest cities of Kazakhstan: Astana, Karaganda, Almaty, Aktobe, Shymkent.

The government plans to allocate $587 million from the budget for the development of programs. The Smart Astana road map is invested $300 million by the end of 2018 and $400 million after.

The main lobbyists are the national Zerde and IT holding company Cisco and IBM.
SMART CITY
BUSINESS IN KAZAKHSTAN IS THAT SIMPLE!
For registration in Kazakhstan, if the founder is an individual, the following documents are required:
- Power of Attorney (it is necessary to bring every founder of the company);
- Notarized copy of the passport of each of the founders.
You will also need to prepare answers to the following questions:
- The Company name (you need to prepare several options at once to check whether you can register for this name);
- The amount of the authorized capital (the proposed amount is 100 000 KZT);
- Primary activity of the Company.
The cost of registering a Company for one founder will be 53,000 KZT, including all expenses. This package includes:
- Obtaining IINs on the founder;
- Obtaining an EDS for a founder;
- Full package of constituent documents;
- Printing
Each subsequent founder will add to the amount of 20 000 KZT.
Term of registration - 3 working days.
To register a company in Kazakhstan, if the founder is a legal entity, the value is determined individually. The cost of registration consists of the following items:
- Obtaining IIN on the director - 20 000 KZT;
- Receipt of BIN for the company - Founder - 20 000 KZT;
- Translation into Kazakh language + notarization of constituent documents of the Company - Founder - 2500 KZT per page;
- Registration service (including development of documentation and printing) - 66 000 KZT.
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
SOURCING
Procedure
- Potential participants get acquainted with the requirements and rules of the program and apply for participation
- Application reviews with selected teams announced on August 17, 2018
- 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 30,000 USD (20,000 cash)
Online
April, 9th - July, 31st
ACCELERATOR
Program
- 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)
- Investment Consultations
- Access to the global pool of experts and mentors of TechGarden and GVA
- Selection of the best start-ups to take part in Demo Day event
Online &
September – November, 2018
Offline
DEMO-DAY
Program
- 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
- The best teams will be able to apply for additional investments in the amount of USD 100 000 and a trip to the Silicon Valley
December, 2018
Offline, Almaty
ACCELERATION IN SILICON VALLEY
Program
- Selection of the best teams for a trip to the Silicon Valley
- Immersion in the Silicon Valley ecosystem
- Lectures and Master Classes from leading venture capital representatives and the start-up community
- Visiting companies, world leaders in working with innovative projects
- Familiarity with representatives of start-ups successfully developing in the USA
- Opportunity to present their projects to local corporations, specialized experts
- Possibility of partnerships with local companies and start-ups
Silicon Valley, USA
Offline
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STAGES
SOURCING
Procedure
- Potential participants get acquainted with the requirements and rules of the program and apply for participation
- Application reviews with selected teams announced on August 17, 2018
- 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 30,000 USD (20,000 cash)
Online
April, 9th - July, 31st
ACCELERATOR
Program
- 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)
- Investment Consultations
- Access to the global pool of experts and mentors of TechGarden and GVA
- Selection of the best start-ups to take part in Demo Day event
Online &
September – November, 2018
Offline
DEMO-DAY
Program
- 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
- The best teams will be able to apply for additional investments in the amount of USD 100 000 and a trip to the Silicon Valley
December, 2018
Offline, Almaty
ACCELERATION IN SILICON VALLEY
Program
- Selection of the best teams for a trip to the Silicon Valley
- Immersion in the Silicon Valley ecosystem
- Lectures and Master Classes from leading venture capital representatives and the start-up community
- Visiting companies, world leaders in working with innovative projects
- Familiarity with representatives of start-ups successfully developing in the USA
- Opportunity to present their projects to local corporations, specialized experts
- Possibility of partnerships with local companies and start-ups
Silicon Valley, USA
Offline
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EXPERTS
PROGRAM'S OPERATOR
ORGANIZER
TECHGARDEN
GLOBAL VENTURE ALLIANCE
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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