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Scale to new heights!


Migrant Ishker

Launch your own business in six weeks! During the pre-acceleration programme, you will specifically learn:

  • How to develop your idea into a product/service solution that solves a problem in the market
  • How to create demand and sell your product or service using offline and online marketing and sales tools
  • How to manage efficiently your available funds
  • How to pitch your product / business to partners and investors

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • be a former labour migrant, who returned to Kyrgyzstan no earlier than 3 years before the start of the programme;
  • have a basic version of a product/service that can be used by / sold to customers and is generating first sales;
  • be a founder or co-founder of a business that will be established or developed during the programme;
  • be committed to attending and completing the programme (up to 10 hours a week, for seven weeks).
Grow Your Business

Get expertise, knowledge and support to develop your business! Over the seven weeks, you will enhance your skills in:

  • business strategy development
  • bookkeeping and finance
  • marketing and sales, digitalization of your sales channels
  • pitching, business plan development and communication with potential partners and investors

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Enterprise has been operating for at least 12 months and is generating revenue,
  • Enterprise has less than 15 employees (full or part-time), and revenues of no more than 8 million Kyrgyz Soms annually,
  • Enterprise is registered (individual entrepreneur or LLC),
  • Enterprise’s activities are not related to alcohol, tobacco, gambling, or cause environmental harm,
  • Applicant is committed to allocate 9 hours per week to the programme.

Apply global trends and practices in e-commerce and digital marketing and communications to increase your sales and client base!

In eight weeks, you will improve your knowledge on:

  • how to develop an ecommerce strategy
  • how to select ecommerce platforms
  • how to track the performance of those platforms and manage your marketing budget
  • how to arrange logistics and payments for ecommerce

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Enterprise is formally registered in the Kyrgyz Republic;
  • Your enterprise is micro, small or medium-sized; has been operating for at least 12 months; has a team of two people (at least); actively sells its products and services through offline sales channels; and has a proven sales traction;
  • Your enterprise plans to launch online sales within the next 3 months;
  • You are the founder/co-founder of the enterprise and plan to actively participate in the programme;
  • You have the time and commitment to attend and complete the programme (be available up to 10 hours a week);
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Grow Your Business – Investment Readiness

The programme aims to increase the resilience, innovation and capacity of micro, small and medium businesses.

During the seven-week programme, you will develop:

  • business plan (short version)
  • pitch
  • investment teaser

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Enterprise is registered (individual entrepreneur or LLC) in Kyrgyzstan;
  • At least 51% of shares of the registered enterprise belongs to the citizen(s) of Kyrgyzstan;
  • Enterprise is generating revenue for the last 6 months and profitable;
  • Enterprise has not more than 50 employees (full and/or part-time);
  • Participation one of the founders or executives in the programme is mandatory;
  • Looking to raise external financing in the next 3-6 months.
Export Readiness Programme for Sewing and Apparel Industries

Increase the export potential of your enterprise with PEAK!

The programme is aimed at increasing the knowledge of export opportunities, understanding the rules and export requirements of international markets, and developing the export potential of garment companies by meeting international requirements.

This programme consists of interactive workshops, trainings, individualised coaching, and guest lectures.

In seven weeks, you will improve your knowledge on:

  • Marketing and sales
  • Digital marketing and e-commerce
  • Financial management
  • Quality management & operations
  • Human resources & team management
  • Export processes & requirements

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Enterprise is operating in the apparel (sewing) sector;
  • Enterprise has been operating and generating revenues for at least 12 months (not more than 30 million Kyrgyz Soms annually) and is profitable;
  • Enterprise has less than 50 employees (full and part-time);
  • Enterprise is registered legally (patent, individual entrepreneur or LLC);
  • Currently exporting or committed to start exporting within the next 6 months;
  • Readiness to devote nine hours per week to the programme.
Tech Accelerator

The Tech Accelerator programme consists of individual mentorship sessions and interactive trainings on:

  • Business modelling
  • Customer development
  • Finance and unit economics
  • Promotion and marketing strategy
  • Fundraisingandscaling
  • Multiple increase in sales
  • Pitching


To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • a start-up offers a product or service in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT);
  • the startup team has been working on the market for at least 6 months;
  • startup developed MVP and tested the product, attracted the first users/customers;
  • a startup consists of at least 2 team members;
  • the founders and technical staff of the team are located in Kyrgyzstan.
Jash Ishker

Are you a young aspiring entrepreneur striving to transform a business idea into a viable business? The programmewill help establish your own business. It includes training workshops and individual sessions with experienced trainers and coaches.

During the six-week online training, you will learn:

  • how to find your niche market
  • how to develop your product or service solution to meet market demand
  • how to create a financial plan
  • how to meet the legal requirements
  • how to find investors and partners

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • be 18 to 28 years old;
  • have citizenship of the Kyrgyz Republic;
  • have a feasible business idea (prototype/MVP and first sales are a preference);
  • have an intention to be a founder or co-founder of a future enterprise;
  • be committed to registering an enterprise in the Kyrgyz Republic;
  • be ready to allocate up 10 hours per week for the programme.
Business Ayim

Business Aiym programme will empower aspiring businesswomen of Kyrgyzstan in developing entrepreneurial ideas or prototypes into viable businesses. Don’t miss your chance to start your own business within seven weeks!

You will learn:

  • how to validate your idea/ prototype/ MVP
  • how to find your market niche
  • how to promote your product/ service
  • how to meet legal requirements to businesses
  • how to pitch your product/service to partners and investors.

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Applicant has a feasible business idea (availability of a product prototype is an advantage)
  • Applicant has conducted market research with a clear vision of the target audience for future business
  • Applicant has a clear intention to register the company in Kyrgyzstan
  • Applicant has skills of using Zoom, Power Point and Excel (MS Office)
Social Entrepreneurship

How to run a profitable business for civil society organizations? We invite you to our pre-acceleration programme on social entrepreneurship.

In six weeks, you will be able to improve your knowledge on the following topics:

  • Business ideas generation and validation, customer and market research methods
  • MVP: prototyping, product development and manufacturing
  • Marketing (including digital) and branding strategies (personal and company)
  • Finance and costing
  • Management of organization
  • Legal and tax consideration, business registration
  • Fundraising and bootstrapping of business idea
  • Tools for social innovation, mitigation of social, ecological and cultural issues

The programme includes lectures, workshops and consultations with experienced trainers and coaches as well as practicing social entrepreneurs.

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Civil society organisation (CSO) is legally registered in the Kyrgyz Republic, and is allowed in the Charter to conduct income-generating activities;
  • CSO has been operating for at least 12 months, has a team of two people (at least), actively conducts the activities for social, ecological or cultural purpose, engage the vulnerable group of beneficiaries;
  • CSO has an idea for social enterprise or commercial activity* at idea stage or early stage of implementation;
  • Applicant if the founder/co-founder or head of the CSO and plan to actively participate in the programme. Each CSO may be represented by 2 participants;
  • Capacity to attend and complete the programme (be available up to 10 hours a week).

* Commercial activity, the profits of which are planned to be reinvested into the organisation.

Social enterprise can be defined as a business venture that has both a profit-making and an explicit social objective.


Acceleration programme for business in the educational sector! This programme is designed for existing entrepreneurs in the field of private education:

  • Pre-school education,
  • Primary education,
  • Extracurricular education,
  • Language courses,
  • Music and Arts,
  • Other educational activities.

Within 7 weeks, you will improve your knowledge on the following topics:

  • Business strategy and scaling
  • Marketing and sales
  • HR management
  • Financial management and accounting
  • Digital tools
  • Taxation, registration and requirements of EDU sector enterprises
  • Networking and negotiations with investors and partners
  • Intellectual property

To apply, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Enterprise is formally registered in the Kyrgyz Republic as an individual entrepreneur operating under patent or certificate, limited liability company, public foundation or non-for-profit organisation with permission for commercial activities;
  • Enterprise operates in educational sector;
  • An existing micro, small and medium enterprise which has been operating for at least 12 months, has a team of two people (at least), actively sells its services through offline sales channels and has a proven sale traction;
  • Applicant is the founder/co-founder of the enterprise and plans to actively participate in the programme. Each enterprise may be represented by 2 participants ((Co-)founder + Sales Manager/Operations Manager);
  • Capacity to attend and complete the programme (be available up to 10 hours a week with access to high-speed Internet and computer equipment);
  • Skills of work with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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    PEAK Public Foundation helps entrepreneurs to find strategic partners from among investment and venture funds, financial institutions and private investors.

    In addition, the PEAK Foundation is considering the possibility of creating its own venture fund (Impact Fund) and a crowdfunding platform in order to provide access to funding for PEAK graduates in 2-3 years.


    As part of its capacity building programmes, PEAK will provide an opportunity to receive business advisory services from highly qualified business consultants who have been trained and certified by PEAK.

    PEAK researched the local business advisory/ business support services’ market and created a roster database of the highly qualified Business Advisory Service Providers (BASPs). The BASPs have gone through a reference check, which included assessment of the clients’ level of satisfaction.

    To give you a tool to find a right business advisor for your business, we suggest two options:

    1) you either may use the search engine clicking the lines from the drop- down menu and see the search results from the advisors’ database, or

    2) you may see the advisors’ profiles, including portfolio and contact details.

    Please note that some BASPs were certified by PEAK as Associate Generalist Consultant. These BASPs have knowledge and skills on Essential Business Knowledge, Diagnostic Tools, and Consulting Ethics. Please see the certificate’s availability in BASPs’ profile.


    The PEAK Public Foundation builds the capacity of civil society organizations and MSMEs, provides legal and financial review of business for transparency and viability, helps build profitable social enterprises, and provides project feasibility studies.

    June – September 2022

    PEAK successfully conducted a pre-acceleration programme on social entrepreneurship for the Effective Governance for Economic Development (EGED) program implemented by ACTED.

    The programme was designed for civil society organizations (CSOs) from Bishkek, Chui and Osh oblasts, who wantedto strengthen their financial independence and find stable sources of income for their activities. Of the 30 CSOs that completed the programme, 9 successfully launched social enterprises.

    © PEAK, 2023

    © PEAK, 2023