Jordan12 – Entrepreneurship Enablement & Development Program is funded by the Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund (ISSF) and implemented by iPARK, Impact MENA and ConsultUs.

Program overview

This program is designed for Jordan and is inspired by actual experience. It aims to solve challenges and mismatches between the demand side and the supply side in terms of deal readiness versus investor requirements. In other words, it aims to bridge the gaps between available deals and existing investors while developing efficient, significant and sustainable businesses and investment pipeline in Jordan.

Jordan12 has two tracks

  • Investment Readiness (IR) track, where participants will receive specialized capacity building activities, coaching and growth planning support.
  • Business Development Services (BDS) track, which will give participants access to a grant, up to USD 20,000, that will cover services provided by verified service providers in order to achieve milestones and KPIs needed for the selected applicant’s growth.

Applicants that successfully complete the Investment Readiness (IR) track are eligible to apply to the Business Development Services (BDS) track.

Program benefits

The program activities are designed to help participants achieve the following benefits:

  • Assessment: Obtain independent and external assessment

  • Capacity Building: Develop growth-related business knowledge and skills utilizing leading local and global programs (over 45 hours of specialized training and coaching)

  • Planning: Develop a detailed and comprehensive business and growth plan

  • Support: Obtain financial and non-financial support for executing the business plan or growth plan


The program caters for two groups of startups; (a) enterprise creation and (b) enterprise growth. The eligibility criteria for each are as per the following:

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We are seeking ambitious and committed entrepreneurs in Jordan with the potential to grow and create impact through their businesses.

English Application
Arabic Application

Applicant responsibilities

  • This online application form is to be filled by the co-founder or CEO from the same startup/SME.
  • The person applying will be the one participating in the program.
  • Interested applicants are expected to dedicate 15 to 20 hours/week over a period of 5-6 weeks. On weekly basis, there will be 8 hours of online training, 1-2 hours of coaching and 5 hours for offline Growth Planning activities.
  • The applicant certifies that the information submitted in this online application is true and correct to the best of his/her knowledge. Any false information may result in rejecting the application.