What is the Business Accelerator?
The goal of the Herat Business Accelerator is to assist promising entrepreneurs launch and sustain successful start-ups in Western Afghanistan. By helping to cover start-up costs, providing business/technical advisory services and co-locating new ventures in a safe and collaborative environment, the Business Accelerator will act as a platform for small-business growth and innovation in Afghanistan. Participating companies in the Herat Business Accelerator Program will benefit from the following events and services:
What do we Provide?
- Business Advisory Services
- Technical Advisory Services
- Financial Tracking & Accounting Training
- Business, Technical, and Executive Seminars
- Access to our Professional Networks
- Furnished office space with internet connectivity
- Collaborative environment with other businesses in close company
The Business Accelerator Team
The Business Accelerator is staffed with three full-time professional consultants who specialize in Business, Strategy and Supply Chain practices.
The Incubator Companies
The Incubator portfolio currently consists of 7 companies, 5 in Herat and 2 in Kabul
When a company completes the Business Accelerator program, they become our partners. We like to keep in touch and continue to offer them support as needed, as well as invite them to our networking and executive seminars. The Business Accelerator has worked with several companies in the past and they are still connected to our listserv.