Meydan is a new age money. Our obsession is to
accelerator focused on create value@speed using
reducing the time from idea to packaged knowledge , proven
revenue (I2R). We offer more tools, smart and hard work ,
than money. The value we and above all passion to make
create is 80% from wisdom a difference.
and knowhow, and 20% from
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
As a pioneer you will Develop your startup We will seed your Build your offering Pitch your startup Grow the business Graduate from
go through a rigorous business model & idea with up to at speed with 9 during Angel Week to from the core and Meydan and relocate
selection process blue print. Shape a $10,000 to cover weeks of smart hard potential angels and from adjacency and business outside
including interviews high level ﬁnancial costs up to Angel work. You have 9 conduct one on one get more funding at premises.
and a full week of 12 model and detail Week. weeks to be ready discussion with the right time if
hours/day to select your next 9 weeks with enough interested angels. needed.
only the best. action plan. progress to convince The aim is to get the
the angel to invest. right funding and
value can be created.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Pioneers go through in Ideas need to be expressed Demonstrate passion to Packaged knowledge based There is no fee for entering
batches 2- 3 times per clearly , we have no time for their idea. on years of experience. this program.
year based on capacity. jargon !! 24 by 7 commitment to this Proven tools . Meydan will invest seed
No formal business plan is idea. capital to a limit of
required. US$10,000 per idea for a
Can and will put the effort Subject matter experts. 15% equity in the business.
We value ideas that address needed to make it happen.
a clear problem or a need. Embedded learning . We will take also an
Demonstrated resilience to
Legal services. additional 15% for all other
We value ideas that withstand the startup
standout and different. challenges ahead of them. Finance & administration.
A clear explanation on how Inspiring productive work
will you make money. environment.
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6
Become familiar with the Pioneers will present In groups, Pioneers Outdoor activities to Become familiar with Meydan Management
9 building blocks of their business model. must build structure take pioneers to their Video production will select the best
business models. using Lego blocks. limits!!! techniques. pioneers based on
Be ready for a rough &
Work with your tough round of Be ready to showcase Are you ready? Produce a 10 minute
during the week.
co-founders to develop questioning. and brief the group on short movie telling the
a quick business model your structure. story of your idea in the Only selected
Based on the feedback
for your startup. market . Pioneers will move
you will work again into
into Shape Week.
Expect to work late into late night to ﬁne tune Attend a gala dinner and
the early morning hours your business model. compete for the Meydan
to be ready to present Oscars.
your business model on
1. 2. 3. 4.
Deﬁne your startup Identify critical elements Estimate revenue streams. Develop a 9 week
business Model using a from the business model, plan(weeks 2-10) to build
Estimate associated direct
Meydan specially designed deﬁne and detail each one the offering and be ready to
and indirect costs.
workbook. in depth. present during Angel Week.
Estimate cash ﬂows.
Deﬁne seed capital needed.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Compress time from idea Startups have three generic Each Master Capability is Each core capability is Develop a compelling pitch
to revenue (I2R). master capabilities: further divided into core divided into work packages and rehearse for Angel
Plan & Manage [PM]. capabilities: to be executed in a week. Week.
knowledge and tools to Generate Demand [GD]. Organization & Build your startup capabilities
reduce effort and increase Governance [PM]. using these work packages
productivity. Fulﬁll Demand [FD]. leveraging our knowledge
/tools to ensure we are
Divide work into strict Administration [PM].
ready for your pitch during
weekly milestones adopting
IT [PM]. Angel Week.
a zero or 100 % complete
principle and nothing in Offering [GD]. Each work package will be
between. Sales [GD]. assigned a credit value as
you complete each work
Marketing [GD]. package an equivalent credit
Deliver offering [FD]. value will be earned. We will
measure progress of planned
Customer care [FD].
credit against actual.
1. We will invite Angel 2. Pioneers will pitch to 3. Pioneers will also pitch to 4. Meydan will assist 5. Meydan will handle all
investors to participate in investors as a group. investors on one-on-one pioneers in studying paperwork and legal
our Angel Week. basis. offers and advise them documents between the
on best options to investor and the Pioneers.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
Advise on practical Assist in building a Assist in identifying, Assist in identifying, Assist in generating Assist in identifying, Assist in identifying
growth strategies useful network of evaluating and evaluating and leads. evaluating and potential new
and action plans. people and forming alliances appointing channel deﬁning entry offerings from the
organizations. that strengthen partners. strategies into new core and from
growth potential and geographic markets. adjacencies.