ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The CLIIQ Entrepreneurs Program is focused on scalable, high-impact businesses of Latin America that are looking for investment to grow. In the program, you'll receive counseling, workshops from experienced professionals, visibility through presentations, and connections with entrepreneurs, investors, and allies within the community that are seeking to generate an ecosystem of mutual support.
The CLIIQ Entrepreneurs Program is a 4-month intensive program that connects startups with high-impact investment options. In the program, you'll receive:
Counseling: A consultant with extensive experience will teach you how to clearly communicate your business model and its impact.
Mentoring: Specialized mentors will guide you through the process of searching for investment and help you find solutions to challenges you face
Learning: You’ll learn skills to strengthen the organizational structure of your business.
Visibility: At the CLIIQ, you’ll have the opportunity to demonstrate your work through pitch presentations and publication materials.
Community: Be a part of the community of entrepreneurs, investors and allies in the region, that seek to generate the ecosystem of mutual support.
Contact with potential impact investors
Scholarship: One of the founders of the startups selected to be part of the CLIIQ Entrepreneurship Program will receive a scholarship to cover the full cost of their participation in the Summit and lodging in Quito (from September 26 to 28). * Note: The scholarship does not include transportation costs to Quito (air tickets) nor travel expenses.
The program focuses on TWO groups of high-impact scalable businesses from Latin America.
Scaling stage: (10 business)
Businesses that are looking for investment
Businesses that have a positive, sustainable, and measurable impact.
Minimum annual income from sales: USD $150K
Team members seeking funding work full-time for the company
Validation stage: (15 businesses)
Businesses that are looking for investment to develop
Businesses that have a positive, sustainable and measurable impact.
Minimum annual income from sales: USD $50K
The selected groups will be evaluated based on the team, business model, growth capacity, business traction and social & environmental impact.
Complete your application here. The process starts June 1st and ends June 15th.
First evaluation/ July 16th
The applications will be evaluated by the selection committee.
Interviews / July 18th to 20th
The most qualified candidates, according to the criteria listed above, will be invited to an online interview.
Second evaluation / July 23rth
The committee will review the candidates again to decide on the 25 final entrepreneurs to be invited to participate in CLIIQ.
Announcement of contestants / July 31th
The finalists will be announced.
ENTREPRENEURS PROGRAM AGENDA
PREPARATION FOR CLIIQ
Webinar 1 | What is venture capital and how to prepare for raise capital?
Webinar 2 | Financial planning
Webinar 3 | What are Capital instruments?
Webinar 4 | Building your Pitch
Space to develop specific doubts and receive feedback.
Face-to-face workshops | The entrepreneurs will participate in a workshop to generate connections, practice the pitch and for financial modeling.
September 27th & 28th
CLIIQ activities | All the entrepreneurs will participate in a Sandbox, a fair and networking activities to receive feedback from the summit attendees.
Pitch | The entrepreneurs in the escalation stage will have a space to present their Pitch to impact investors.