Our Partners

Investment Partners

FundingLab is an initiative that establishes crowdfunding platforms targeting countries where P2P payment solutions are not readily available under the non-profit umbrella. It focuses exclusively on projects coming from Incubation centers working with local institutions.

Fatima Ventures is a capital fund that invests in creative, visionary and passionate local founders. It is a significant player in the growth and sustainability of important industries of the Country.

Facebook Innovation Lab Pakistan is a tech space for innovation where ideas can grow and flourish. The Innovation Lab focuses on providing infrastructure access to developers, entrepreneurs and community groups, enabling them to network, train and grow their expertise.

Ignite works towards development and research of information and communication technologies with the vision to transform Pakistan’s economy into a knowledge based economy by promoting efficient, sustainable and effective ICT initiatives through synergic development of industrial and academic resources.

Business Support

Amazon Web Services provide low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed for businesses to grow. They provide startups with the resources needed to get started on AWS.

Microsoft Corporation Pakistan Liaison Office

Microsoft is a productivity and platform industry leader. Its mission is to empower every person, every organization to do more and achieve more to realize their potential. The emphasis of this initiative is to provide access to technology, Skills and Capacity building of young entrepreneurs, foster Innovation and growth of local software economy.

Accelerator app is a software for incubators, and accelerators.  Automate, organize, track, and boost value of start-ups.

Network Partners

TiE Lahore is a chapter of TiE Global – a non-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals, established to foster and nurture entrepreneurs. It promotes the innovative culture in the youth mentoring and coaching them to raise ideas.

OPEN (Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs) is a voluntary organization dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and business leadership in Pakistanis. It is an inclusive, encompassing and collaborative initiative with a vision to become the premier entrepreneurship organization.

P@SHA was initiated to create a functional trade association for the IT industry in Pakistan and since has emerged as a solid platform promoting, protecting and developing the software industry.

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is the official development agency of the Government of UK managing aid for the poor, developing countries. The objective is to eradicate extreme poverty around the globe.

The British Asian Trust was founded in 2007 by HRH the Prince of Wales to tackle widespread poverty and hardships in South Asia by engaging entrepreneurs of the British Asian diaspora and linking them with social entrepreneurs and grassroots interventions in the region.

Samsung, a multinational group of companies, is contributing in accelerating impactful startups to help achieve UN’s Pakistan’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); such goals include: no poverty, zero hunger, good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, clean water, sanitation, affordable and clean energy, among other things.

The Pakistan Education Innovation Fund (Ilm Ideas 2), supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), provides a platform for the generation, piloting and scaling up of innovative solutions to address critical education challenges in Pakistan.

The Startup Weekend is a 54-hour entrepreneurship event for young entrepreneurs to experience the highs, lows, and pressures that make up a startup. Participants meet mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors ready to help them get started.

The YPO Indus Chapter has some of the most influential CEOs in the country who own and influence companies such as PEL, Descon Engineering, Sitara Group, Abacus Consulting, Fatima Group, Remington Pharma, Din Group, Hashoo Group, Interwood, Sapphire Group, Next Pharmaceuticals,, TAQ Logistics, Muslim Commercial Bank, Nishat Group and many others. We are a forum exclusively focused on improving and transforming the standard of business leadership so that we can collectively achieve greater results for our community.

Academic Partners

The Lahore University of Management Sciences is a world class academic institution with a history of achievement, and ambitions for the future. LUMS encourages research and intellectual growth and thus plays a pivotal role in producing professionals prepared to compete with colleagues across the world.

Saarland University (Germany) is a modern research university located in Saarbrücken, the capital of the German state of Saarland. It was founded in 1948 in Homburg in co-operation with France and is organized in six faculties that cover all major fields of science.

LUMS and Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences, a public sector university, have joined hands to establish an incubation center (NIC Quetta) to accelerate the growth and success of ICT entrepreneurship, which shall be achieved through a wide array of business support resources including, marketing, technical know-how, trainings, management resources, mentorship, shared information technology services and assistance in obtaining finance/startup capital to ensure enterprise growth in the province of Balochistan.