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October 26, 2020 Competitions

Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga Of Sehat Kahani Wins First Ever “The Elevate Prize” 2020

2020 started with a bang amidst the Corona Virus outbreak and still continues, enveloped in uncertainty as the second wave strikes. Nevertheless, exciting news about startups creating social impact and winning global competitions definitely lifts the dark clouds. Sehat Kahani– The First Ever Recipient of The Elevate Prize 2020 Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga, Chief Operation Officer…

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.