March 15, 2019 Startups athar-ahmad

Introducing Startup Journeys Podcast Series on

Startup Journeys: The challenge of building a successful business.

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new podcast series, “Startup Journeys”. The first podcasts in the series are about six education startups that have graduated from The Nest i/o in Karachi, Technology Incubation Center – NUST in Islamabad, and National Incubation Center and Plan 9 in Lahore.

All 6 startups were incubated with support from the Ilm Ideas 2 programme.
The podcast series is aimed at businesses, entrepreneurs, start-ups, non-profits and entrepreneurs designing and taking to market education innovations for children, schools, and teachers in Pakistan and elsewhere. 
The podcasts are focused on the following themes:

  1. Importance of Operational Research – RADEC

  2. Testing your Product & Service – Exambites

  3. Designing your Pricing Strategy – ELN

  4. Monetizing your Startup – ClassNotes

  5. Building Customer Relations – Ausomatic

  6. Creating a New Market – Learnobots 


You can listen to the podcasts below.

We hope you will enjoy listening to our discussions.

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In this Episode, we will learn how an edtech startup RADEC is using operational research to build and develop its product EDUPI to make digital education content available offline.

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In this Episode, we will learn how Exambites conducted tested it Minimum Viable Product with six schools in Pakistan to improve the product and take it from idea to market stage.


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E-Learning Network

In this Episode, we will learn how ELN is bringing UK accredited teacher training to Pakistan, and how it has adjusted its pricing for the Pakistani market to build a demand.

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Class Notes:

In this Episode, we will learn about ClassNotes’s plans for monetising its website that receives over 100,000 views every month from students.

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In this Episode, we will learn about strategies used by Ausomatic to acquire new schools/clients and to maintain relations with existing clients.

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Learn O Bots:

In this Episode, we will learn how Learnobots introduces STEM learning and robotics in schools in Pakistan, the challenges they faced along the way, and how they maintain their competitive edge as new players come into the industry.


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