Government to fund 10,000 start-ups till 2023 under the Start-up Pakistan Program.
A Start-up Pakistan Program has been launched under Kamyab Jawan Program by the government. A launching ceremony was held at (SBBWU) Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University in Peshawar.
The aim of this program is to create a start-up ecosystem in the country by providing training to 1 million adolescents who have the entrepreneurial potential. Till 2023, the start-up program expects more than 10,000 start-ups in Pakistan.
This program is being a platform where the start-ups and investors can meet and discuss possible funding opportunities.
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Atif khan who is a KPK minister of tourism, culture, sports, Museum and Archaeology, was the chief guest at the launching event.
According to him, there are a lot of youngsters who needs proper guidelines and directions for start-ups and this program would be a great help to them.
The VC of SBBWU Professor Dr Razia Sultana spoke about the importance of adopting the new and latest technologies so that the new start-ups can compete with the leading start-ups across the world.
Shahzad Gul the focal person of the program said that the program will unite the entire ecosystem through a single digital platform which will help to increase the knowledge sharing.
Also, reputable Pakistani tech companies will be called to train the youngsters through the start-up Pakistan Program.
Hassan Syed, Chairperson Bir Ventures and founder of IdeaGist forced the adolescents to innovate in order to compete with others.