Pakistani Tech Startups
Ignite National Technology Fund is a public sector company with Ministry of IT & Telecom which is focused on funding and promoting technology innovation and entrepreneurship in Pakistan. National Incubation Centers for startups: So far, Ignite has established eight National Incubation Centers (NICs) in Islamabad, Lahore, Quetta, Karachi, Peshawar, Hyderabad, and two specialized incubators in Faisalabad (for agritech) and Rawalpindi (for aerospace). Over the past few years, the NICs have incubated over 1317 startups, with more than 660 graduating successfully so far. These startups have generated over 126,000 jobs, received a total investment of $74 million, and have a combined revenue of $45 million. To date, over 2,300 women entrepreneurs have been empowered through the program also.