NATIONAL INCUBATION CENTER
DREAM. BUILD. RISE.
The National Incubation Center (NIC) is a first of its kind technology hub, launched under the public – private partnership of Ministry of IT & Telecom, Ignite Fund, Jazz & Teamup.
High tech office in the heart of Islamabad with blazing fast and free internet.
“Technology” hub of Islamabad with events, seminars, workshops.
Support in raising capital from Angel investors locally and globally.
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’
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 an innovation hub, which works closely with government and non-government organizations to promote entrepreneurship and start-up ecosystem across Pakistan. Privately led by industry veterans, Teamup leverages its vast industrial knowledge, expertise and relationships to help connect young entrepreneurs with professionals, investors and organizations to take ideas to market and build successful businesses.
Startups will be able to leverage Teamup’s large industry partnerships to significantly scale business.
Support in raising funds from local and global investors through the Teamup network.
Teamup will help startups participate in local and global startup competitions to increase product visibility.
Business Development and Assistance
Access to advisor and mentor network to support product commercialisation.
Polish your business planning and technical skills through regular one-to-one mentoring.
A rigorous curriculum planned out for selected startups to ensure they learn and develop.
LEADERSHIP & MENTORS
Applications are open. Please apply via website www.nicpakistan.pk.
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.
NIC is open to all. You can apply to the NIC if you have a startup idea which can become a sustainable business.
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.
No, there is no equity requirement from startups who will currently enroll into the National Incubation Center.
Seed investment is offered to certain qualified startups at the National Incubation Center by program partners.
We do not offer stipend to startups at NIC.
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.
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