2024 PrivABoo Call for the Pacific Island States SMEs

The Private Adaptation Investment Bootcamp (PrivABoo) – implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) – supports growth-stage small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) with adaptation & resilience solutions to raise capital and investment for entry into new markets or market segments and to scale-up for maximum development and climate change adaptation impacts.

Applications are now open for the next cohort kicking off in August 2024. SMEs registered or operating in the Pacific Island States* that offer climate adaptation and resilience solutions can apply through the PrivABoo Application Form Pacific Island States SMEs. Deadline is June 30th2024.

Selected applicants receive free investment readiness support and capacity-building over a period of 12 months until June 2025 with the explicit objective to raise capital and investment by a professional investor by the end of the program.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have read and understood the call’s terms and conditions.
  • If selected, agree to the call’s required commitments during the implementation period as laid out in the terms and conditions.
  • Be registered or operating as an entity in one the following *Pacific Island States:
    • Cook Islands
    • Federated States of Micronesia
    • Fiji (Republic of)
    • Kiribati
    • Marshall Islands (Republic of)
    • Nauru
    • Niue
    • Palau
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Samoa
    • Solomon Islands
    • Tonga
    • Tuvalu
    • Vanuatu (Republic of)
  • Be at least growth-stage, meaning a minimum viable product in the market and active customers.
  • Have a business solution or innovation that helps others adapt to the impacts of climate change or build resilience.

In addition to the eligibility criteria, applicants will be evaluated against Business Model, Financials, Adaptation & Resilience Impact, Inclusivity and Gender Relevance.

For more information, please read the call’s Terms and Conditions and check out the PrivABoo Application Form Pacific Island States SMEs

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