First Digital Reality Show for Startups named as The StartUp Gen has started in Pakistan and it has something really unique to offer.
The StartUp Gen started by The Centrum Media in collaboration with Friedrich Naumann Foundation.
The StartUp Gen is a perfect blend of two very different but interesting worlds, one is entrepreneurial and the other one is reality TV. Entrepreneurial culture in Pakistan is currently at boom. Hundreds of startups from all around the country applied for the show and only 25 startups are shortlisted in the initial shortlisting.
All these startups will have an opportunity to pitch their ideas in front of the panel. Out of those shortlisted startups, only the best startups will get an opportunity to travel to Islamabad for a rigorous week-long competition.
The StartUp Gen will not only provide these startups a lifetime opportunity but it will also share a complete journey of each startup and the challenges they have faced to achieve success. This will encourage others who own a startup and are currently facing issues. The aim of The StartUp Gen is to provide startups with the right support, training, and mentorship to overcome the challenges of their startup.
Some of the top experts of the industry includes in the panel of judges belongs to The StartUp Gen includes Faizan Laghari Chief Rnnr at Rnnr | Founder at Happening PK, Madiha Parvez Head Corporate Innovation | Telenor Pakistan, Syed Azfar Hussain Program Manager | NIC Karachi, Hyder Bilgrami Head of Communications | Uber, Amna Nadim Quraishi Founder | Earthryse Lahore, Hammad Azim Head of Marketing | ACCA Pakistan, Saad Hamid Community Manager | Google, Sadaf Mahmood Founder & CEO | Xiphios Innovations, Mohsin Zaka AGM | Careem Lahore, Omar Fazal Jamil CEO | Latitude (Pvt) Ltd, Hira Arshad CEO | APRUS, Sanan Sethi Director | Peshawar Model Schools, Momina Rajput Founder and CEO | Jumpact Head of Alternate Channels for Telenor Business, Ahsan Zia Manager Incubation Business | Incubation Centre IMSciences.
The winner of the show will get a chance to represent themselves at Barcelona’s biggest startup conference (4YFN) in 2020. The winning team will get a chance to explore the international entrepreneurial ecosystem.