Grow Your Business with the First-Ever Seed Fund in KP

Apply now for the first-ever fund for KP startups, KP Seed Fund, backed by the World Bank, Multi-Donor Trust Fund, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB), and being executed by Epiphany. KP Seed Fund will be invested in KP-based businesses looking for investment to enhance, strengthen and expand their startups. While the Seed Fund is open for all startups in KP, women-led, women-co-founded, and women-focused startups are highly encouraged to apply! The ticket sizes are as follows:

    • Tier 1 up to 5 million
    • Tier 2 up to 15 million
    • Tier 3 up to 25 million

The application deadline is December 15, 2021, so apply swiftly.

About KP Seed Fund

OBJECTIVES

  • Strengthen the investment eco-system in KP
  • Promote entrepreneurship in KP, especially women-only, women-led, women-focused
  • Promote entrepreneurial mindset among the youth
  • Showcase successful startups from KP

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • At least one of the founding members should have a KP domicile
  • The startup/business should be registered under the laws of Pakistan
  • A startup should be tech-driven, tech-focused, or tech-enabled

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Problem identification
  • The clear, actionable, innovative proposed solution
  • Operational MVP
  • Competitive advantage
  • Unique value proposition/unfair advantage
  • Capable and dedicated management team with industry expertise and relevant skillset
  • Size of the market/market opportunity.

INVESTMENT CRITERIA

  • Traction (new customers, recurring customers, revenue & number)
  • Proven, clear, sustainable, and scalable business model
  • Financial narrative.
  • Investment asks and funds utilization
  • Exit strategy
  • Capital expenditure requirements
  • “Proof of concept”

APPLICATION PROCESS

So, what are you waiting for! KP Seed Fund is live!