Majority of startups participated in the online training sessions with National Incubation Centre (NIC), Peshawar organized by OLX while few of them were also representing the Business Incubation Centre based at the Institute of Management and Sciences Peshawar.
The workshop designed at honing the entrepreneurial skills of these startups in terms of achieving optimization of their business operations through online technologies, analyzing data to benefit from business intelligence and to be able to market and sell their products and services to individual and business entities using online and offline mediums.
The training sessions, formally recognized as ‘OLX Startup Hotline’, were led by senior team members from OLX Pakistan to empower these young startups with the required skills and knowledge to be able to effectively navigate their businesses through tough economic times.
Three participating start-ups focused on the most unique and innovative work areas will also receive complimentary support from OLX Pakistan to advertise OLX platform equivalent to the value of USD 20,000 in addition to exclusive mentorship by the OLX team for 3 months and brand consultancy support for one year. This is done by OLX Pakistan to help inspire a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in the country with every possible support and inputs.
Monetization Manager at OLX Pakistan Waleed Ibraheem said while talking about this initiative that staying up to date and learning new skills can keep these young start-ups ahead of their game, especially in a city like Peshawar.
He added that we are focused on providing a platform for young entrepreneurs at OLX who dare to challenge the norms and attain growth for the prosperity of Pakistan and its economy.
OLX Pakistan will keep striving to play its part for the betterment of Pakistan’s economy and its youth.
Director at NIC Peshawar Faisal Jamil said while emphasizing on the importance of these training sessions that NIC Peshawar aimed at building a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Over the past, NIC Peshawar has nourished startups in almost all type of business, which has transformed the entrepreneurial landscape of this region.
He acknowledged that we are grateful to OLX Pakistan in helping through such online initiatives and mentorship to make these young entrepreneurs become the future veterans of the industry.