Social enterprise incubator, The Hatchery, which is a product of Social Innovation Labs (SIL) at LUMS is now accepting applications for their 7th cycle of incubation.
Generally, any startup with a factor of social aspect can participate in this 4-month social entrepreneurship training program. The 4-month program comprises of different sessions related to business models, market strategy and investments. In past, startups like Rizq, Ravvish, Active Shehri and Turr Lahore have gone through incubation of this program.
Social Innovation Lab not only help the startups in polishing their pitches but it also spends one to one consultation sessions with each startup to identify loopholes in their business models. The founder of Social Innovation Lab, Maryam Mohiuddin, is a champion for social enterprises and has helped different non and for profit organizations across Pakistan. The lab is housed at one of the most prestigious educational institutes of Pakistan, LUMS, which also happens to be the home to another Entrepreneurship Center. For this cycle, SIL has several local and international partners to keep the program as smooth as possible.