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June 18, 2019 Startups

Pakistani Startup Saving 9 WINS BIG in Columbia Business School’s Tamer Fund

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

May 23, 2019 Launching

The Tent School

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…

March 15, 2019 Startups

Introducing Startup Journeys Podcast Series on Startup.pk

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.