National incubation 8th cohort is going to start and it has started accepting applications for this incubation. This is a golden opportunity for students, aspiring entrepreneurs and existing entrepreneurs to move toward their goal. It will give an opportunity to the entrepreneurs to innovate a solution of socio-economic problems
National incubation center was launched in 2017 and had been incubated more than 162 startups in previous 7 cohorts, driven by 350 founders which include 60 female founders. In mean time jazz xlr8 has sponsored 22 NIC startups and assisted them to setup their business as an initiative of Jazz accelerator program.
Till date, NIC has produced revenue of more than 700 million rupee and created more than 4900 jobs.many startups have succeeded to convince local and international VCs for significant investments and enlightened Pakistan on multiple global forums. The strong network of NIC alumni and graduated startups trying to leave its impact on international community. Integry, Maunga online, Roamer, Mapalytics and DeafTawk are few remarkable startups groomed from NIC.
After successful 62 startups in 5 cohort and last 2 continuing incubation cohorts, NIC teams is geared up to bring its next cohort of innovative startups.
From innovative intellect to evolving into sustainable businesses, the National Incubation Center is offering a world-class environment, allowing startups to design & execute impactful solutions. The NIC offers industry linkages, international partnerships, and access to world-class mentors, enabling them to develop innovative business models in an immersive ideation environment. Selected startups undertake weeks of intensive custom-designed curriculum to meet the individual needs of startups. Start-ups are trained in areas of product development, design thinking, growth hacking, financial management, market research, advertising, pitching to potential investors and much more.
As the world is going through an unexpected disaster due to COVID-19, our lives are undergoing radical transformation. The COVID influence has fueled a new wave of innovation around the world & Pakistan is working thoroughly to find new ways for humanity to work together. With an remarkable wave of digitization taking place, new opportunities await those who can pin-point them. Areas such as AI, RPA, Blockchain, Health tech, Entertainment & Gaming, Cloud Computing, E-commerce, Education & Fintech have been brought to the forefront, just to highlight a few. The National Incubation Center is calling out individuals with innovative ideas to Step Up, so we can Dream, Build, and Rise together in the times to come.
This eight cohort will be a hybrid cohort-most of the activities (curriculum, talks, mentoring, coaching, pitching sessions) would be available and conducted virtually, and as we transition to a new normal, and our award-winning co-working space facility would also be opened for on-premises activities.
For more details, and to apply, please visit the website https://nicpakistan.pk/cohort-8/. Last Date to Apply: May 31st 2020; women and marginalized communities are highly encouraged to apply.