Attention: These 3 startup incubators are now accepting applications
Are you a professional who wants to break free from a conventional job and pursue your entrepreneurial aspirations? Or are you a student with a cool Final Year Project that can potentially be scaled to a startup? If you answered yes, here is your chance to be a part of an incubator program that will drive you towards realizing your next startup dream.
1. Innovation District 92
From the team that brought you Idea Croron Ka, Innovation District 92 is the newest startup incubator in Lahore. Launched in March by the Superior Group, the incubator has now opened applications for their very first cohort. The six-month cycle will be based on a safe equity model and will offer monthly stipends to the selected candidates for milestones achieved.
After the screening of applications, potential candidates will qualify for the second round where the incubator will execute a series of workshops focused on the ideation process. With the scores of each workshop, 25 top entrepreneurs will be selected for the last round where they will pitch their ideas to C-suite executives and sector experts. Following the pitches, 7 startups will be selected to be a part of the first cohort of Innovation District 92. You can apply here.
2. The Nest I/O
A project of P@SHA, the Google & Samsung backed incubator in Karachi that has mentored the likes of WonderTree, ModulusTech, and ConnectHear is now accepting applications for their eighth cohort. The incubation cycle is based on four months, for which the entrepreneurs are selected through applications followed by elevator pitches. The Nest I/O does not take any equity. You can apply here.
The incubator also runs an EdTech Innovation Challenge in their incubation cycle powered by IlmIdeas2 for entrepreneurs that are building solutions to improve literacy and numeracy skills among children by increasing access to education for the masses. If you are working on an EdTech startup, apply here.
A project of Peshawar 2.0, Revolt is now accepting applications for their Summer Class of 2018. In a 12-week business acceleration program, budding entrepreneurs get a chance to work intensively on their solutions at the Basecamp Peshawar and have access to the angel investor network of the community. The applications process is followed by an interview. Currently, Revolt takes a share of 7 – 10% in the company.
The summer cycle will kickstart on July 9th and is a great opportunity for student entrepreneurs to work on their ventures over the summer. Apply here by May 31st, midnight.