Plan 9 is Pakistan’s largest technology incubator. It conducts its prime event “launchpad” regularly to select a list of startups to be incubated by them and provide them complete assistance and mentoring at the incubator. This event is held in three major cities of Pakistan.
The 8th launchpad took place in Lahore. It attracted over thousand attendees and over hundred startups to compete for the incubation at Plan 9. Twenty startups were shortlisted by a panel of 15 judges on the grand finale.
The Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan graced the grand finale along with ex-finance Minister of Pakistan Dr. Salman Shah, and Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board Dr. Umar Saif.
The following eight startups were finalized at the end of the event to be incubated at Plan 9 for the coming six months.
PakLaw Recorder plans to reform the legal system by digitalizing the available legal data like case transcripts and journalistic materials. All the legal archives will be present electronically to the people.
Cart99 is an e-commerce startup which plans to make the daily household grocery items available to the masses online on a website. These items include fruits, vegetables, and dairy products.
On subscribing to Taza Daily, you will be able to get free delivery of daily household items like vegetables, fruits, and dairy products. If you subscribe to a particular product like yogurt, these people will provide that product daily.
It is a kind of anonymous social media network for students. The connecting students will be able to collect and share important stuff with each other.
Euphoria is a virtual reality application which is going to help people with psychological disorders to combat their illness. This virtual reality application will create certain real-life situations which will be accessible to the patients.
Galla is an application to automate the process of generating investments. By creating running committees in this app, people will be able to create investments conveniently.
This startup is going to help the technological geeks by providing them real life solutions and products. It is an online circuit components shop along with DIY tutorials regarding technology.
The Clique is going to use Smart Switch Board System for the automation of the houses. The light and temperature controlling systems will be made automatic and will make smart decisions in real-time.
It is a mobile app which will enable the user to lock any other app on his mobile. The locked app will only be opened on the fingerprint scan of the user.
Plan 9 will provide strategic assistance to these startups. It will provide them guidance, mentorship, networking, office space, and stipend for their development and execution.
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