Big Blue Road has a solution for start-ups, called “The Road Ahead”. It is a virtual business incubator for startups, primarily focussing in the travel and tourism sector.  It includes services for your start-up at each phase of its life cycle – Plan, Launch, Manage, and Grow.

  • Plan your Business: Turn your great idea into a great business plan
  • Launch your Business: Turn your business plan into a reality (register, file, and start doing business)
  • Manage your Business: Master day-to-day operations and prepare for success
  • Grow your Business: Find new funding, locations, and customers when business is good and it’s time to expand

Among various aspects of starting up and managing your business, it covers aspects such as:

  • Access to angel investors or venture capital
  • Access to bank loans, loan funds and guarantee programs
  • Advisory boards and mentors
  • Comprehensive business training programs
  • Help with accounting/financial management
  • Help with business basics
  • Help with business etiquette
  • Help with presentation skills
  • Help with regulatory compliance
  • Intellectual property management
  • Links to higher education resources
  • Links to strategic partners
  • Management team identification
  • Market Research
  • Marketing assistance
  • Networking activities
  • Technology commercialisation assistance

“The Road Ahead” manages a fund that invests in 1-2 early MSME startups in a year.