B.I.O Program 

Published Date: Friday, June 29, 2018, 3:54 PM. Published by: keomorokath@cic

About B.I.O Program

B.I.O Program is a new business accelerator program initiated by Cambodia Investor Club (CiC) with a specific goal to support the growth of scaleable business in Cambodia. B.I.O Program is designed with an intense curriculum led by successful mentor entrepreneurs. The program consists of Pre-Accelerate Program, Accelerate Program, and Post-Accelerate Program. This program will offer more investment opportunities and strengthen capacities of participants.

Objectives of B.I.O Program

Access to Knowledge. Strengthen the capacity of entrepreneurs through special capacity building program and one-on-one mentorship.
Access to Finance. Create more channels for entrepreneurs to increase their funding, through equity financing from angel investors, institutional investors, or debt financing from CiC investment platform or other related stakeholders.
Access to Market. Bring entrepreneurs a poll of potential networks, a network that entrepreneurs can leverage from in order to increase their sale or market.
Access to Expertise. Create more channels for entrepreneurs to access to industry insight, market information, key industry ratio, etc.


The main assessment criteria are characteristics of applicants (business owners / investors), type & size of business, and business’s readiness for the program. Participants will be divided into two groups, Investor Group and Entrepreneur Group.

Benefits of B.I.O Program

Capacity Development. Participants will take 72-hour training session led by experts focusing on how to enhance his/her capacity to be able grow and sustain his/her company.
One-on-One Mentorship. Participants will have a chance to consult one-on-one with our mentors who have a lot of experience and expertise in the relevant industry.
Hands-on Support. Program coordinator and CiC team will visit and meet each participant individually in order to assess the effectiveness of the program and to provide more support to participants if needed.
Investment Opportunity.  Potential businesses will have a chance to get 500,000 USD equity financing and other investments from angel investors in Cambodia and ASEAN.

More Information & Application

Booklet. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1WUiZP-KVXjfZUKNAOEFtjCsGY8Hy4FjF
Application for Investor Group. http://tiny.cc/bio_app_im
Application for Entrepreneur Group. http://tiny.cc/bio_app_em
Contact. 078-980-059 (Ms. Heng Keomorokath)