PlanX in collaboration with Information Technology University recently organized MakerFest Lahore, an event envisioned as a community-organized event modeled across the lines of renowned MakerFaire that takes place around the globe. MakerFest Lahore showcased locally developed projects that draw inspiration from STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). The event provided a perfect setting for makers [...]
PlanX conducted an in-house elevator pitch session for its current cohort of startups. The pitches were judged by the management teams of PlanX and MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan. This session helped our startup founders improve their pitch and communication skills. It was followed by Q&A from the rest of the floor.
PlanX welcomes SooperChef and Silverback as the latest startups to join its current cohort. SooperChef, is Pakistan's largest Digital Food Network which focuses on creating content that people fall in love with. SooperChef's instant recipe videos segment is most popular among the audience and watched by millions every month. Silverback is a developer of an IoT [...]
A delegation from Small and medium enterprise development authority (SMEDA) visited PlanX. They were visited by Mr. Ofulfus van Summeren, who manages an accelerator program for startups in the Netherlands. The delegation met with the founders of our current cohort of startups to gain a better understanding of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Pakistan.
PlanX has partnered with Evolve Machine Learners to initiate a bootcamp on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The four month bootcamp will kick off on 1st August 2017. It aims to introduce a better AI and Machine Learning environment for startups and individuals alike.
PlanX held an Entrepreneur in Residence session with Ali Ahsan, co-founder MangoBaaz. Ali came in to meet our current cohort of startups, identified their problem points and proposed solutions based on his experience.
Find My Adventure and Born Realist are the latest startups to have joined PlanX's accelerator program. Find My Adventure is an online booking platform that connects travelers with tourism service providers. Born Realist is a social media based marketing company that connects brands/companies with large audiences. We welcome them onboard and wish them well for the [...]
PlanX has recently partnered with Latitude CRS to benefit its current and alumni startups. Latitude CRS will be offering their services at discounted rates to our current and alumni startups. Latitude is a prominent name in Pakistan when it comes to PR. Apart from a portfolio of successful clients, they are also the entity behind Lahore [...]
Khurram Jamali, Country Lead Google Pakistan spent a day with our startups as the Entrepreneur in Residence. He met one on one with our current cohort of startups to gauge their potential and mentor them. He focused on areas they are struggling with and gave advice based on his experience and expertise.
The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund is accepting applications for their second round. The fund provides selected startups in Africa and Asia Pacific with grant funding and technical assistance. There is also an opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products.For the second round, the fund will be supporting startups [...]