Frequently Asked Questions

What is BIO Program?

BIO PROGRAM is an accelerator program in Cambodia initiated by Cambodia Investor Club Association since 2018 and created with an aim to catapult the business to next level by giving them access to a capacity development program, mentorship, consultation and an opportunity to get investment funds that help them become stable and self-sufficient businesses.

How long does BIO Program take?

The program takes approximately 05 months.

If the program is in progress, can I still join it?

Yes, you can. All the training sessions & workshops that you miss will be compensated in the next batch.

What I need to do if I want to join BIO Program?

First, you need to register by filling an application form (Find the form in the REQUIREMENT SESSION).
After that, submit your completed application form attached with the required documents.
Then the BIO Program team will contact you for assessment and interview.

Regarding training session & workshops, which day does it normally happen?

Most of sessions are normally held on Saturday ( At most twice per month).

What would I do if I cannot join in a training session & workshop?

You can send a representative by noticing to BIO Program team, and make sure that the one you send she/he can understand the module. However, we do not encourage you to miss many training sessions & workshops.

If I am not a member of Cambodia Investor Club Association (CiC), can I join BIO Program?

BIO Program is run by Cambodia Investor Club Association. By joining BIO Program, you will become an Associate Member of Cambodia Investor Club Association automatically. This program is open to public. If you meet the requirement, you are welcome to join the program.

Will all participants receive the mentoring session?

Yes, all participants will receive mentoring session (either group mentoring or one-to-one mentoring)

How many hours or sessions can a participant meet mentor?

A particpants can get max. 2 sessions for group mentoring or 2 hour for one-to-one mentoring.

Will I receive funding after I join BIO Program?

We do not guarantee that you will definitely receive funding for the program. However, there are several financial solutions provided by our partners such as:

- CiC Capital: Debt & Equity Investment (Debt – 50K USD & Equity – 50K to 1.5M USD)
- CiC Plc: Strategic Investment (Members can study the option of Merger & Acquisition with CiC Plc)
- Investment from Angel Investors Network: Fund raising from angel investors with amount (From 15K USD)
- Other Partners: such as ARDB with Credit Guarantee Scheme Focus on Agricultural Sector


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