CTI PFAN is now accepting proposals from Asian Region for participating in the AFCEF-5 Business Plan Competition
Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFCEF-5) seeks to nurture entrepreneurs, start-up and existing companies, project teams and consortia with environmentally beneficial business proposals with the aim of linking them with investment and finance and making them happen.
Applications for AFCEF-5 Business Plan Competition must now be received by midnight (Japan Time) on Thursday, 24th July 2014. Find out more on the criteria, application process, and timeline in the adjacent document titledAECEF-5_Competition_Guidelines.
Once you are short-listed for the AFCEF-5 Business Plan Competition, you will receive coaching from professional experts, who will help you to create a financially, socially and environmentally viable business plan. With this enhanced business plan, which should be well received and ready for action, you can stand before investors with full confidence.
After the coaching process, the Finalists selected from the short-listed projects will be invited to the Financing Forum in Singapore to be held on 6th February 2015, where there is an opportunity to present the business plan to invited investors to source the financing that is required. In addition, a panel of judges, made up of investors, industry specialists and business executives who have a keen interest in enabling cleaner and greener projects will select the best projects for award of the CTI PFAN Asia Clean Energy Financing Awards. Through this forum, it is our aim to facilitate a marriage between entrepreneurs, their ideas and projects and investment. So take your ideas to the next level and grab this opportunity to see your business proposals transform into business reality.
AFCEF-5 is being sponsored by the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI), the CTI Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia program (PFAN-Asia) and the Energy for All Program (E4A) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) with support from the International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT).
It will be organized in cooperation with Dawn Consulting, CleanEnergy Solutions International (CSI), PPL International, the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) and Impact Investment Exchange (IIX).
Boonrod Yaowapruek | Clean Energy Finance Team Leader | USAID Contractor PFAN-Asia - Private Finance Advisory Network for Asia Program