A two day conference laden with the finest Investors, entrepreneurs, mentors, speakers, tech companies, accelerators alongside the involvement of Media would be held on 26th and 27th of January at Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore under the name “Startup Lahore”! There would be over 3000 attendees, 150+ startups, and 30+ investors.
The event is being held in collaboration with MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan (MITEFP) -a global organization of dedicated professionals associated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) through MIT Technology Review is one of the 24 worldwide chapters looking to engage stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and make a difference through innovation and technology.
The Conference would provide the Startups an access to Foreign as well as Domestic Investors and some training of how to convert “yet another Business” into one of the Best of the states. A piece of advice is what the Upcoming Entrepreneurs will surely attain. For the country it is an initiative to train the next generation and stimulate Entrepreneurship amongst the Youth!
One of the key features of Startup Lahore would be the Startup Rumble. It’s a platform that will make it viable for the Entrepreneurs to submit a business idea of no more than 350 words! All the ideas would be a subject to vote.
The Finalist would be chosen on the basis of votes and would invited to Lahore to present their ideas as well as a detailed business plan in front of a jury and a large audience. The top teams will then be selected for the prize money.
The winners of Startup Rumble will also be given the opportunity to be accelerated at the PlanX accelerator.
The Plan would also enable People to interact with one another and comment on various ideas! This would enable entrepreneurs to mold their idea to suit as much a people as possible.
Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman of PITB and Vice Chancellor of ITU, said while talking about the event:
“In the last decade, Lahore has transformed itself into a technology hub. With our startup and investor eco-system building up steam, Startup Lahore has come about at an opportune time. This will be a fantastic opportunity for all entities to network and showcase our talented community.”
Attendee, Startup or Investor passes are available on Startup Lahore website. These pass holders will have access to workshops and seminars during the whole event.
Applications are open for Startup Rumble. Everyone who is interested to participate can apply here.