President Dr Arif Alvi has approved amendments in Companies Act 2017 to provide an enabling regulatory framework to facilitate startups in Pakistan. The amendments included the addition of the definition of startup company which is as following:
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Pakistan Startup Cup 2018-19 by TIE Islamabad in collaboration with US Embassy ended up with Startups from Peshawar putting a big fat dent on the entrepreneurial landscape of Pakistan by securing the 1st Position and 2nd Runner Up Position. The Grand Finale pitching session was held in Marriott Islamabad on 13th June 2019.
Winner of Pakistan Startup Cup title was secured by Nano It Solutions from Peshawar, 1st Runner Up position was secured by DeafTawk from Islamabad and 2nd Runner Up Position was a tie between Aprus Technologies from Peshawar and Receipt Bot from Karachi.
Saving 9 has won Columbia Business School’s Tamer Fund for Social Ventures and has been selected for investment by its board of esteemed social venture capitalists and leaders. The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures basically provides seed grants to nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid early-stage Columbia University affiliated social and environmental ventures. Social or environmental ventures are defined as those working to solve a social or environmental problem. Saving 9 was shortlisted after a rigorous process that began with over 130 teams from around the world
It is an educational project that pushes us to think about the importance of the provision of education to all the children, and to put in the efforts to provide it to the underprivileged children who cannot even afford to buy the shoes to wear! Yes it is a social start-up and does not focus…
The Top 12 Pitching Session of Pakistan Startup Cup Faisalabad was held on 19th April 2019. The 12 Startups who were shortlisted out of 25 startups in the previous rounds had the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to mentors and judges. Startups received incredible mentoring and feedback from mentors which helped them in taking…
Mentoring is to support and encourage people to manage their own learning in order that they may maximize their potential, develop their skills, improve their performance and become the person they want to be. Mentors very often have their own mentors, and in turn their mentees might wish to ‘put something back’ and become mentors themselves – it’s a chain for ‘passing on’ good practice so that the benefits can be widely spread.
The third Women Entrepreneurship Conference took place at Islamabad Marriott Hotel which was attended by some of the most influential and iconic entrepreneurs of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. WECON has been taking place annually since last 3 years however during its third edition WECON Portal and WECON Tribe were launched in a ceremony during the conference. WECON Tribe is an initiative designed to help female entrepreneurs in the early stages of their business journey through local communities.
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 NIC and Plan 9 in Lahore. All six startups were incubated with support from the Ilm Ideas 2 programme.