Plan 9 LaunchPad, Start up through your own idea!

Attention Innovators, and Entrepreneurs!!!

If you have a million dollar idea and use of Information Technology is one of the core objective, want to work and serve the world as an employer instead of employee? Then applications for incubation are open at the Plan 9 LaunchPad.

Plan 9 LaunchPad is a project of Punjab information Technology Board who provides the assistance like product development, mentoring, invests in the new idea in the IT products and services generated by people.

You can access the application form here, but FIRST REGISTER YOURSELF (as you cannot access the application form without registering your self)

After Registration, Get in.

After the closing of applications, there will be two day event in which, judges will examine the idea, once which accepted will be guided further.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for incubation, you must:

  • Be a Pakistani citizen
  • Be above 18 years
  • Apply for only ONE idea
  • Core your business into IT based product or a service
  • Have a prototype of your idea
  • Possess a strong, motivated team of at least two partners (CEO, CTO), maximum five
  • Not be employed anywhere for the next six months unless your idea is accepted or rejected

The domains in which you can play your roles are

  • Ecommerce
  • IOT
  • Ed Tech
  • Fin Tech
  • Health tech
  • Ad Tech
  • Saas (software as a service)
  • Mobile App
  • Web App
  • Hardware

 

The selection procedure will be followed in five steps.

  • Acceptance of online applications
  • Shortlisting of the selected teams
  • Invitation of shortlisted teams to attend LaunchPad
  • Rating by panel of judges
  • Selection of the top scoring teams for incubation

In case you got succeeded in proving your idea you’ll get.

  • Free work space
  • Fantastic mentoring and consultancy at every step
  • Product development
  • Business development
  • Financial planning
  • Pitch training
  • Legal concerns
  • Marketing and PR
  • Corporate Communication
  • Internal operations
  • Industry Acquisition

Moreover you’ll get.

  • Training by experts
  • Legal advice
  • Networking opportunities for investments
  • Connections with potential customers/clients

The applications will close on 20th of June 2017, so you have almost a month to get your idea furnished.

For more information, visit http://plan9.pitb.gov.pk/

To apply for incubation, visit this page.

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