Plan9, a tech incubator, was launched in August 2012 by PITB to establish and facilitate the entrepreneurial culture in Pakistan. It is a government-backed incubator, Dr. Umar Saif being the mastermind behind this.
Plan9 has been extremely successful in these 5 short years and their startups are a testament to the kind of resources and dedication we offer.
They operate on a zero-equity model, which means that they don’t need any kind of share in your business. They are simply here to provide help!
Plan9 run on a 6-month cycle and during this period they train startups by providing them the best training and excellent mentors. They have been operating along the lines of Silicon Valley, bringing a whole Eco-system for technological innovation and entrepreneurship to Pakistan.
The Launchpad is our flagship event which marks the induction of new cycle for incubation. The Launchpad finale is the last day of the 5-day long event where the shortlisted start-ups (making their way through the first round) pitch to win a spot for incubation at Plan9.
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND IT?
– Learning: 19+ speakers covering the strategic to the tactical.
Inspiration: A unique opportunity to get inspiration from successful entrepreneurs.
– Networking: 1000+ like-minded individuals, 5+ international investors, 150+ Startups & Plan9 Alumni to connect with.
– Discovery: We’ve participants and speakers who have new, innovative and inspiring ideas, approaches and solutions for you to discover and explore.
– Recognition and Celebration: Your chance to win recognition and celebrate the best people in the industry.
Plan9’s Launchpad 10 Speakers
Their was opening keynote by Dr. Salman Shah, ex Finance Minsiter.
Their was talk on topic Imagination station with Ali Murtaza – Founder Makeistan.
Then Umair Jaliawala – Director & Consultant, School of Leadership give a session about CONSULTATIVE SELLING.
PRESS & MEDIA IN STARTUP GROWTH session was done by Omar Jamil, CEO, Latitude.
Qasif Shahid, Founder & CEO FINJA explains about digital wallets and what play it will play in future.
Jonas Eichhorst – Founder & Director, Positive Impact Network who is a foreigner explained what you should need to change FROM HIGH POTENTIAL TO HIGH PERFORMANCE.
Founder of Patari, a successful starup explained about what courage you need to work on your idea. He explained key ideas to bring an idea into life.
Their were 150 startups. Many startup were innovative and have great impact. Hope they get along and create a difference.
That’s all for today. You can watch videos on our Youtube Channel. We will bring you interview of Startups also.