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1. EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Business Development Services (BDS) Support
for
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Hospitality Sector
(on cost-share basis)

USAID Small and Medium Enterprise Activity (SMEA) project is implementing business development support (BDS) activities designed to facilitate growth and enhance productivity in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The project is focused on helping small businesses by addressing challenges to business growth, sales/exports, access to markets, product development, quality control and compliance, IT/ICT development and digitization, and skilled workforce. SMEA will provide with support (subsidizing up to 50% of the fees) to acquire business development services from competent service providers.

SMEA will focus on the following business segments under hospitality sector:

  1. Adventure tourism operators
  2. Tourism companies
  3. Tour operators
  4. Guest houses
  5. Hotels
  6. Restaurants
  7. Bakeries

Download the detailed EOI from here

   

2. EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Business Development Services (BDS) Support
for
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the ICT Sector
(on cost-share basis)

USAID Small and Medium Enterprise Activity (SMEA) project is implementing business development support (BDS) activities designed to facilitate growth and enhance productivity in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The project is focused on helping small businesses by addressing challenges to business growth, sales/exports, access to markets, product development, quality control and compliance, IT/ICT development and digitization, and skilled workforce. SMEA will provide with support (subsidizing up to 50% of the fees) to acquire business development services from competent service providers.

SMEA will focus on the following business segments under ICT sector:

  1. Proprietary Product Independent Software Vendors (ISVs)
  2. Customized or Bespoke Software Development and Implementation firms
  3. Value Added Reseller/Distributor (Software, Hardware)
  4. Implementation Partners for National and Multinational products
  5. Application developers for large Eco-System Platforms (Android, iOS, Xbox etc.)
  6. Data and Insights
  7. Financial Technology Firms or FinTechs
  8. E-commerce
  9. Internet of Things (IOT) and Industrial Engineering
  10. IT Enabled Services (Call Center, Quality Assurance & Audit, Program Management, digital content generation and publishing, Post production)
  11. Digital Marketing (Human Centered Design, Website Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Management)
  12. Digital Animation & Game Development
  13. Network, Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions

Download the detailed EOI from here

 

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