Finally, the three-day event comes to an end. During the event, many entrepreneurs come forward with their ideas. Many mentors expressed their thoughts and experience regarding entrepreneurship. Definitely, a big salute to Plan9 for organizing its 6th incubation session. Plan9 is determined in its efforts to encourage young Pakistani entrepreneurs. As told in our previous article, the Launchpad event comprised of networking sessions, mentors lectures and pitching sessions. The attendees enjoyed every stuff and groomed their knowledge. There were lunch/dinner breaks and refreshments too to keep the attendees fresh and energetic.
Hundreds of startups tried their luck for incubation spots but only few were capable enough to move forward. At the end of 2nd day (6th June), 32 startups were announced as final competitors. The next day marked the last pitching sessions of the startups. Every startup tried to reveal the best out of it. After a series of discussions by the judges, the selected startups for Plan9 6th incubation cycle were announced. A total of 11 startups has secured incubation spots. Here are the name of these startups:
- Cube Exchange
- Smart Devices
- Virtual Dressing Room
- Home Foodies
The teams will now be able to enjoy Plan9 lucrative environment where they can utilize facilities to develop and grow their startups. Apart from facilities, they can get guidance from mentors. They can even earn investment from local or foreign company if their startup is worthy enough.
The next event is due in Islamabad on 13-14th June and Karachi on 20-21st June. We wish best of luck to the selected startups. Hope all of them will make their mark in best startups of Pakistan and the world.