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Beban: Season 2

Beban Season 2 is an entrepreneurial-themed show that provides diverse entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business concepts to a panel of investors for immediate investment.
Application Deadline:
Apr 30, 2022

Highlight of Beban Season 1

USD 1,000,000

Investment made on Beban Season 1

USD 100,000

Advance orders made on Beban Season 1

5

Investment deals made on Beban Season 1

What are we looking for in Founders?

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Visionary founder with aspirations and a plan of growing and scaling their business internationally

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Hard-working and resilient founders able to creatively overcome business challenges

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A clear understanding of the problem being solved, or the value being added with their businesses

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Coachable, open to learning, self-aware, and able to reflect and adjust

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Execution driven and can get things done

What are we looking for in Businesses?

Bahraini majority-owned business across all sectors

A clear and strong value proposition to compete against existing businesses

A promising business model that does not operate on a reseller model

Established businesses with market traction and customer base

Clear growth & scalability potential

What will happen after applying?

Initial Shortlisting

The Hope team will filter the applications based on Beban’s selection criteria to assess entrepreneur’s application eligibility

Experts' Review

Following the initial shortlisting, industry experts will review the applications to assess the business' model and scalability potential

Bootcamp Participants Selection

A five-member panel comprised of Hope team and business experts will score the final shortlisted applications and unanimously select candidates for Beban Bootcamp Training.

Bootcamp Admission

You will receive an email on the outcome of your application for Beban bootcamp within two weeks of the application deadline.

Beban Entrepreneur Selection

Upon completion of the Bootcamp, a selection committee comprising of Hope Team and business experts will select the final participants to be on Beban Show.

What will happen after applying?

Initial Shortlisting: The Hope team will filter the applications based on Beban’s selection criteria to assess entrepreneur’s application eligibility

Apply now to Beban Season 2

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The application process should take less than 10 minutes