Got the guts to take the leap?

Tired of working for someone else? Looking to start ou on your own? If you can ‘wow’ us with
your business plan, we will fund your idea and bring your business to life!

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What is Idea2Fund?

An enabling platform for prospective Sri Lankan entrepreneurs to present their venture ideas, be challenged and receive constructive feedback, get linked with investors / funders* and receive start-up consulting advisory on go-to-market strategy and execution from MTI*

*For winning applicants

MTI Corporate Finance

MTI Corporate Finance, is the corporate finance arm of MTI Consulting, a boutique strategy consultancy with a network of associates across Asia, Africa and Middle East. MTI Corporate Finance provides a comprehensive range of services, including due diligence, feasibility studies, funding new businesses or capitalization of existing ones – from IPOs to private placement facilitation, M&A facilitation, advisory on governance, compliances and risk management.

Target Audience

Students and Early Career Professionals

with winning ideas and the ‘guts’ to venture out

Experienced Professionals

looking for a mid-career break-out to ‘invest’ their expertise more profitably

Existing Niche Entrepreneurs

looking to ‘game change’ and make it ‘big’

Target Domains

Agriculture

Education

Energy

Engineering

Fashion

Financial Services

  • Agriculture

  • Education

  • Energy

  • Engineering

  • Fashion

  • Financial Services

Key Benefits

idea2fund will help convert your business ideas into successful ventures by providing links to:

Funding

Funding is important for any startup due to many reasons such as attracting best talent, carry out marketing campaigns, etc. Therefore we help you to source funds from our diverse investment pool of LKR 700 million which is pledged by cross industry investors. Both equity and debt based funding options are available for the winning candidates.

Business Consulting and Mentoring from MTI

Mentoring is as important as funding. As a global strategy consulting firm with over 18 years of experience, MTI will help you to succeed in your startup journey through necessary consulting, coaching and mentoring.

Industry and Technical Specialists to set-up operations

idea2fund programme will link you with the industry experts in your domain where valuable insights will be provided to establish your startup in that industry. Guidance and inspiration from the people who have traveled this road previously will also be offered.

  • Funding

    Funding is important for any startup due to many reasons such as attracting best talent, carry out marketing campaigns, etc. Therefore we help you to source funds from our diverse investment pool of LKR 700 million which is pledged by cross industry investors. Both equity and debt based funding options are available for the winning candidates.

  • Business Consulting and Mentoring from MTI

    Mentoring is as important as funding. As a global strategy consulting firm with over 18 years of experience, MTI will help you to succeed in your startup journey through necessary consulting, coaching and mentoring.

  • Industry and Technical Specialists to set-up operations

    idea2fund programme will link you with the industry experts in your domain where valuable insights will be provided to establish your startup in that industry. Guidance and inspiration from the people who have traveled this road previously will also be offered.

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