The National Incubation Center (NIC) is a first of its kind technology hub, launched under the public – private partnership of Ministry of IT & Telecom, National ICT R&D Fund, Jazz & Teamup
At the NIC
High tech office in the heart of Islamabad with blazing fast and free internet.
Top industry leaders from around the country providing guidance on how to grow your business.
“Technology” hub of Islamabad with events, seminars, workshops.
Access to Pakistan’s leading mobile, internet, and technology platforms and services.
Support in raising capital from Angel investors locally and globally.
NIC provides the best, bespoke learning modules, materials and resources that will help startups succeed.
Jazz xlr8 is the premium program at the National Incubation Center
Make Your Mark
VimpelCom’s Make Your Mark program focuses on ‘Helping Young People Shape Their Future’
Specially designed Curriculum & Startup exposure platforms such as Jazz Casts, Jazz Connect, Jazz TechTalks & Jazz Hax
Educating service design thinking following ideologies from top design schools of the world
The Jazz xlr8 advantage
50 Million Customers
Jazz can connect potential startups with the right target market through an established brand equity
Through Open APIs, you can now use our infrastructure to make your business grow incrementally
JazzCash Payment gateway gives access to various payment options for the startups to boost their commerce business
Jazz XLR8 offers great investment opportunities to startups with a great idea and a clear execution strategy
Guidance from the best resources of the industry and experienced leaders
State of the art data analytics with invaluable consumer insights
Access to one of the largest retail and sales network in Pakistan
Vimpelcom offers the opportunity for global expansion for your startup with its presence in over 19 countries.
Teamup is building a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation for Startups in Pakistan. Our goal is to drive sustainable economic growth, commercialize startups and SMEs, and empower them to grow through innovation and design
Startups will be able to leverage Teamup’s large industry partnerships to significantly scale business.
Business Development and Assistance
Access to advisor and mentor network to support product commercialisation.
Support in raising funds from local and global investors through the Teamup network.
Polish your business planning and technical skills through regular one-to-one mentoring.
Teamup will help startups participate in local and global startup competitions to increase product visibility.
A rigorous curriculum planned out for selected startups to ensure they learn and develop.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Technology startups with a disruptive mindset which will challenge the status quo
A scalable solution to boost digital economy in Pakistan
Full time commitment to your startup idea
The National Incubation Center (NIC) is an Incubator and accelerator designed to promote and support Pakistani entrepreneurs and startups. The NIC is funded by the Ministry of IT & Telecom through the National ICT R&D fund and is being managed and operated by Jazz and Teamup.
We do not offer stipend to startups at NIC.
Seed investment is offered to certain qualified startups at the National Incubation Center by program partners.
No, there is no equity requirement from startups who will currently enroll into the National Incubation Center.
Jazz offers its services to startups without any equity. The various Jazz services are offered free and in some cases at discounted rates based on the startup needs.
NIC is open to all. You can apply to the NIC if you have a startup idea which can become a sustainable business.
We have flexible daily work hours for all startups which enables us to work with startups and accelerate their development.
Yes – you can apply from anywhere in Pakistan. However, you will have to make your own arrangements for staying in Islamabad. You may also qualify for virtual incubation services if you cannot physically relocate to Islamabad.
Applications are open. Please apply via website www.nicpakistan.pk. The applications are now open and the deadline is 25th December 2016.
GET IN TOUCH
National Incubation Center
Plot 24-B, First Floor, NITB, H-9/1, Islamabad, Pakistan