Ventures Program

Calling on local entrepreneurs to apply for investment funding from Bank al Etihad

Are you ready to take your business to the next level?

Whether you are looking to launch a new product or service, or to grow and scale an existing business, we are now able to help you reach your goal by facilitating your access to investment funding. Realizing this pressing challenge that many startup and business owners face every day, we partnered with the Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund (ISSF) to co-invest in dynamic companies with high-growth potential.

If you have an innovative product or service that actively addresses a gap or solves a problem in the market, apply now* to be considered for investment by Bank al Etihad.

*Please review the eligibility criteria below before applying

Eligibility Criteria:

Legal Status Duly registered legal entity
Geography Companies that are operationally-based in Jordan or have significant operations in Jordan.
Sectors All sectors with the exception of real estate, heavy manufacturing, construction and companies that fall under category A or B6 of the World Bank Safeguard policies OP/BP 4.01.
Business Model Commercially viable and scalable business models that have regional and/or international growth potential and limited capital expenditure requirements.
Product Innovative, proprietary products or services that are solving a problem in the market and have a sustainable competitive advantage.
Product Stage The product needs to fall into one of the following three categories:
• A minimum viable product (MVP) that has been tested with customers
• Market-ready products that are preparing for launch/mass manufacture
• Already in the market with paying customers, looking to grow and scale
Transaction Size Our average ticket size is $100k – $500k and we are willing to co-invest with other investors.
Market Growing, sizeable addressable markets and a strong go-to-market strategy. The company needs to be able to demonstrate product market fit.
Management Team Capable, fully-dedicated management teams that are passionate about what they are building.
Exit Strategy We invest in opportunities that have a well-defined exit strategy for investors in 5-8 years.