The Startup Gen: Pakistan’s First Digital Reality Show for Startups
The Centrum Media (TCM), Pakistan’s first ever digital news network, in collaboration with Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) announced Pakistan’s First Digital Reality Show for Startups – The StartUp Gen.
The Startup Gen promises to not only recognize the upcoming potential businesses all over Pakistan, but also to document their entire journey at the show, which will work as a guiding beacon for startups in terms of how to pitch, how to make simple ideas into money-making ideas.
This reality show will be held in Islamabad and the winner will get a fully funded chance to showcase themselves at Barcelona’s biggest startup conference (4YFN) in 2020. This digitally tailored show for the digital entrepreneurial environment of Pakistan offers a viewership of more than 20 million.
The show will be a perfect blend of the startup ecosystem of Pakistan and reality TV. The startups will first by applying to participate in Startup Gen through our website. Over 20 shortlisted startups will then be interviewed from across Pakistan, 8 of which will then qualify for the Startup Gen Pitch Camp. The 8 selected teams from across Pakistan will attend a Pitch Camp in Islamabad from 7th – 11th November, 2019. The grand finale will determine which startup wins Startup Gen 2019, scoring a fully-funded chance to participate in Barcelona’s biggest startup conference (4YFN) in 2020.
The Centrum Media (TCM) is Pakistan’s first digital news network. With innovative digital skills, TCM’s goal is to change the Pakistani news landscape in line of global and international standards.