MEMBERSHIP

The membership period for Idea and Small-Business owners is four months.

The membership period for Investors, Accelerators, Incubators and Mentors is one year.

Yes, you can.

You will receive a request for renewal before the expiry date of your membership.

Your personal portal will not be deleted until one month passes from the expiry date. This gives you more leeway to renew your membership.

IDEAS AND NON DISCLOSURE

Yes, you can.

You don’t need to disclose your idea to Vamaks for benefiting from the services Vamaks offers.

If you wish to share your idea with prospect investors, mentors or partners within Vamaks platform, you are encouraged to take necessary protective measures beforehand. Please note that, although tools are available to help you protect your idea,  Vamaks doesn’t provide any legal advice whatsoever.

 

Also, all Vamaks team members and users are bound by a Non-Disclosure-Agreement (NDA) as per the terms and conditions

Everyone having access to Vamaks platform, Vamaks employees, and all Vamaks members. The Non-Disclosure Agreement statement is a part of the terms and conditions

SANITY CHECK

It is a comprehensive assessment system owned by Vamaks and distilled to idea and small business owners for a lot of benefits that include:

  • Allowing users to evaluate whether their ideas or businesses have a potential for true value creation.
  • Helping users assess the extent of work they have done to take their ideas or businesses off the ground
  • Activating users’ thoughts about the sustainability of their venture.
  • Helping identify what was overlooked in the user’s past unsuccessful venture if any;
  • Providing support for stronger business model development;
No, you don’t need to disclose your idea during the sanity check process. 

MENTORING, PARTNERSHIP & FUNDING

You should make sure that you have completed all the homework and you’re prepared sufficiently before you present your project, and most of your answers shall be data driven.

Try to put yourself in the shoes of the Investors, and understand how frustrating for them is when they interact with dreamers who think they have the best ideas in the world, in comparison with the joy investors have in funding true value making entrepreneurs.

Of course, you want to belong to the latter part, true value making entrepreneurs .The best way to be ready is to complete your sanity check included in your membership with Vamaks, analyze the results from the questionnaire, address the areas for improvement, complete the tasks you have not performed, seek advice in Vamaks forum, and ask us if necessary, by emailing to: info@vamaks.com with the subject: “Question”.

Then, you’ll be ready to present your project in the shoes of a nurtured entrepreneur.

After you’re logged in, you will access to your portal where you can search for Investors, Accelerators and Incubators.  Once you find the suitable prospect for your venture, you can send a private chat request for possible partnership. Vamaks is excluded from the partnership you form.
Yes, you can.

After you’re logged in, you will access to your portal where you can search for like-minded members. Once you find the suitable prospect for your venture, you can send a private chat request for possible partnership. You can also send e request for a specific profile in the forum. Vamaks is excluded from the partnership you form.

The Vamaks team conducts a strict evaluation to make sure that the selected Mentors, Investors, Accelerators and Incubators are distinguished from deceitful ones.