Program Elevate

A structured program and customized assistance for high-growth potential companies through tailored strategic roadmaps, various business coaching sessions and mentorship, networking, funding advice and solutions as well as access to other DARe’s development programs.

What is the objective of the program?

The objective of the program is to facilitate and grow promising Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) to be more sustainable and resilient capable of international expansion and collaboration and contributing to Brunei’s industrial development.



How does the program work?

Elements of the program will include aspects of business coaching, mentoring, internationalization strategies, technology and industry development and funding with regular monitoring over a five year period.

Who are the target participants?

The targeted participants for Program Elevate are the established businesses with over $100k in annual revenue with a strong desire to expand and high growth potential.

We have launched the first cohort in August 2020 for the Food and Beverage sector. To find out when the next cohort and for which sector will be launched, please drop us an email at program.elevate@dare.gov.bn to notify us of your interest to know more about the next batch.

Program Elevate could be right for you if your business is…

  • A locally owned business registered in Brunei Darussalam.

  • A minimum of 2 years of business operations.

  • Has a minimum annual revenue of around BND 100,000.

  • Demonstrate progressive financial growth (in terms of revenue) in the past years.

  • Possess the aspiration and commitment to pursue the growth of the business.

  • Have competitive opportunities in the domestic and international market.

How do companies apply to join the program?

The application form is only available once the next batch is open for registration and only shortlisted participants will be notified.

Application to the next cohort for Program Elevate will be announced via DARe website and Instagram. Do stay updated by following our Instagram at @darussalamenterprise