BiD Network
BiD = Business in Development
BiD Network contributes to sustainable
economic growth by creating access to fin...
BiD Network
Objectives:
1. To create jobs effectively
2. To get businesses started and financed
3. To leverage finance to ...
BiD Network Services
BiD Network Services
• Online community www.bidnetwork.org with more
than 53,000 members
• Business plan competitions for ...
etwork.org
www.bidnetwork.org

(current platform)
but is BiD branded & a single online community
The 2012-2013 “interim” w...
Bidx.net is a deal flow & finance sharing
platform. White-label, multi-group & multi-language.
Groups and members are invi...
Why bidX?
We work for incubators, business schools, chambers of commerce, banks,
investment funds, accountants… helping bu...
A Strong global partner network

9

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BiD Network Results
Members
Business proposals
Business plans
“BiD Grade” BP’s

= 53,900
= 17,900
= 4500
= 395

Mentors
In...
BiD Network & Water
• 100 business plans in water & sanitation
sector
• >15 investors with specific interest in water &
sa...
BiD Network & Water
• Bottled water producer Yaqua from Peru at
Growing SMEs Mexico
• Household water purification system ...
BiD Network & NAZAVA
• Water filtration business in Indonesia
• Dutch entrepreneurs
• Winner of OZG (Entrepreneurs
Without...
NAZAVA
http://tinyurl.com/q77uvrk
http://tinyurl.com/qy9qcse
http://tinyurl.com/q2qjw83
Takeaways
• Proof of concept before looking for financing
• Great products mean nothing without a
market and a way to reac...
Marijn.bergsma@bidnetwork.org Tel: +31-6190-47369

THANK YOU
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Annex 10 Presentation BiDNetwork

  1. 1. BiD Network BiD = Business in Development BiD Network contributes to sustainable economic growth by creating access to finance for innovative and fast growing SMEs in developing countries. “Preparing emerging market entrepreneurs for investors”
  2. 2. BiD Network Objectives: 1. To create jobs effectively 2. To get businesses started and financed 3. To leverage finance to SMEs Established on January 1st 2007 Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  3. 3. BiD Network Services
  4. 4. BiD Network Services • Online community www.bidnetwork.org with more than 53,000 members • Business plan competitions for emerging market SMEs (sector/ country) • Business plan templates and tools, rating and feedback • International coaching • Investment services for investors • Investor matchmaking • Training for SMEs, investors, coaches • Growing SMEs conferences www.growingsmes.org
  5. 5. etwork.org www.bidnetwork.org (current platform) but is BiD branded & a single online community The 2012-2013 “interim” website To date bidnetwork.org is the largest online community for SMEs for Emerging Markets.
  6. 6. Bidx.net is a deal flow & finance sharing platform. White-label, multi-group & multi-language. Groups and members are invited to share share business proposals and network, connect with a marketplace locally and globally. The objective: up-scale your services, outreach and impact. SMEs & Finance Philippine SMEs bidx.net Mentors
  7. 7. Why bidX? We work for incubators, business schools, chambers of commerce, banks, investment funds, accountants… helping businesses to start, grow or find finance  bidX solutions support intermediaries up-scale services for their network of entrepreneurs, mentors and investors.  bidX platform offers access to a global entrepreneurship marketplace.  bidX model rewards your collaboration with the opportunity to generate revenue.
  8. 8. A Strong global partner network 9 9
  9. 9. BiD Network Results Members Business proposals Business plans “BiD Grade” BP’s = 53,900 = 17,900 = 4500 = 395 Mentors Investors Angel Groups started Countries supported BP Competitions done = 1700 = 500 (100 have invested) =6 = 18 = 80+ Businesses started Matched businesses USD Matched Direct jobs created = 822 = 140 = USD 18m = 6000+
  10. 10. BiD Network & Water • 100 business plans in water & sanitation sector • >15 investors with specific interest in water & sanitation sector • 47 coaches with experience/expertise in water & sanitation sector
  11. 11. BiD Network & Water • Bottled water producer Yaqua from Peru at Growing SMEs Mexico • Household water purification system ENEWA (Dutch/Ecuador) winner of OZG • Colombian FlukBox measures water flow for irrigation systems • Low cost sensors of IOT Consults measure a.o. ground moisture and rainfall for farmers
  12. 12. BiD Network & NAZAVA • Water filtration business in Indonesia • Dutch entrepreneurs • Winner of OZG (Entrepreneurs Without Borders) in 2009 • Here to tell their story themselves
  13. 13. NAZAVA http://tinyurl.com/q77uvrk http://tinyurl.com/qy9qcse http://tinyurl.com/q2qjw83
  14. 14. Takeaways • Proof of concept before looking for financing • Great products mean nothing without a market and a way to reach it • NGO’s are crucial in last-mile distribution • Participate! Business plan competitions, coaches, incubators: find them and join them • Problem -> Solution • Sustainability & scalability
  15. 15. Marijn.bergsma@bidnetwork.org Tel: +31-6190-47369 THANK YOU
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