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Plan9 At A Glance

WHAT IS PLAN9?

Plan9 is Punjab Information Technology Board’s tech incubator established with the vision of creating entrepreneurial ecosystem in Pakistan. Founded in August 2012, we are the pioneer of incubation in Pakistan, striving every day to ensure sustainable growth of early stage, tech-product based startups.

VISION

Instilling the culture of tech entrepreneurship and achieving sustainable growth for early stage startups by providing opportunities to create commercially viable technology startups from Pakistan.

IMPACT

Plan9 is Punjab Information Technology Board’s tech incubator established with the vision of kick-starting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Pakistan. Founded in August 2012, we are the pioneer of incubation in Pakistan, striving every day to ensure sustainable growth of early stage, tech-product based startups. To date Plan9 has graduated 160 startups in 10 cycles with a gross valuation of $70 million. With a staggering success rate of 60%, Plan9’s thirty startups have raised a gross investment of $3.5 million.

 

                                                                           

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What is Plan9
Plan9 is Pakistan's largest technology incubator; a project of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) that was launched in August 2012 to promote a new wave of technological entrepreneurship in the country.
Plan9 provides early stage technology startups with a nurturing ecosystem to facilitate the successful and sustainable development of their business ideas into commercially viable companies.
What We Offer
Office space and Infrastructure:
Free office space at Arfa Tower for six months, with facilities like uninterrupted electricity and high-speed internet.
Stipend:
We pay Rs. 20,000-/ stipend up to 5 member of startups, every month for 6 months.
Networking:
Plan9 provides domain specific networking opportunities. We allow access to the partner linkages at national and international level.
Mentorship:
In order to build the capacity of our startups, Plan9 team is readily available for consultation and also conducts relevant trainings/workshops in association with our largest Alumni base and actively involved board members.
Business model development:
Upon assessment Plan9 team helps them in developing business strategy according to their business propositions including product development, bookkeeping, sales & marketing, investments and legal assistance.
Zero equity:
Plan9 is Government backed technology incubator; we have zero equity model.
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People

Azfar Manzoor
Chairmain PITB
Sajid Latif
Director General
e-governance PITB
Atif Mumtaz
Director Entrepreneurship
PITB
Hammad Khalique
Program Manager
Plan9
Mehak Najam
Assistant Program Manager
Plan9
Muhammad Hassan Ahmed
Business Development Manager
Plan9
Maham Zahid
Marketing Manager
Plan9
Muhammad Sarmad Hafeez
Manager Operations
Plan9
Arooj Mukhtar
Visual Communication
Designer Plan9
Tooba Shams
Marketing and Content Strategist
Plan9
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