Are you a fresh graduate and are looking forward to establishing your own business? Or you have a unique business idea waiting to be implemented? but you are unable to discover your pathway towards executing this plan? Here is when the Incubation Centers come in. They tend to provide guidance and workspace related to your business idea by the field professionals. Can anything be better than that? Let us today get to know about Top 5 Incubation Centres In Pakistan you can opt. for.
1. MICROSOFT INNOVATION CENTER
As evident from the background Microsoft has, it is mainly a technological incubation centre.The Microsoft Centers are situated across the globe at more than 100 locations with success stories from different countries. What can be better than learning from Microsoft professionals? They provide different entrepreneurial workshops to help new minds sharpen their ideas and create a masterpiece. If you wish to progress in the field of technology no platform can provide a better incubation centre than Microsoft.
2. PLAN9- PITB
Plan 9 PITB(Punjab Information Technology Board) is a Lahore based tech incubator. It started in August 2012, and since then it has been home to many successful startups like TiketKataao, Qayaam, HomeStove and many more. They promote a free work environment and provide all the necessary equipment needed for a startup. In addition to that, they provide training and mentoring sessions as well.
3. LUMS CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The LUMS Centre for Entrepreneurship was ranked #1 in Pakistan by GUST Accelerator Report 2015 for Asia and Oceanic Region. It is based in Lahore. They aim to provide investment plans for startups which show potential and they initially offer a vigorous 4-month training program to train new entrepreneurs for the business world.
4.Social Innovation Lab
The Social Innovation Lab’s incubator situated in Lahore, Punjab, ‘The Hatchery’ is Pakistan’s only social enterprise incubator geared to the needs of passionate, social innovators, big on ideas but lacking in the means and experience necessary to realize their vision. They use an indigenized curriculum and 4-month mentorship program, which combines humanistic perspectives on poverty alleviation, rural development and inclusive marketing with the latest insights on sustainable business practices.