Guiding younger leaders on their path to success, Telenor Pakistan’s Digital Accelerator Program, Telenor Velocity, has opened its doorways to purposes from startups for its eighth Cohort.
Startups within the Velocity program are provided enterprise improvement help and mentorship through Telenor Pakistan’s consultants, analytics, and unique entry to scaling alternatives.
Telenor Velocity’s eighth Cohort invitations purposes from startups focusing on agritech, edtech fintech, m-health, Web of Issues (IoT), media and leisure, and extra.
Startups which have been out there for greater than two years can be chosen and provided scaling alternatives leveraging Telenor Pakistan’s digital property and experience.
The 5 startups finalized to be part of Velocity’s 8th Cohort can be supported to succeed in their target market and also will get pleasure from particular entry to Telenor Pakistan’s APIs, information analytics and insights, and help in public outreach and advertising and marketing.
There have been some profitable pilots with startups like Deaftawk, Oladoc, Sehat Kahani, Digikhata, and lots of extra the place they weren’t solely supplied the dimensions and entry to new markets however earned incremental income with Telenor Pakistan.
Commenting on the event, Areej Khan, Vice President Digital at Telenor Pakistan, mentioned, “The nation’s younger leaders are the important thing to efficiently attaining the Digital Pakistan ambition. With mentorship and steering from consultants with a long time of expertise, we purpose at equipping Telenor Velocity’s startups with the mandatory instruments to provide type to their distinctive concepts,” she added.
“Pakistan’s younger minds possess expertise and creativity in abundance, and Velocity amplifies these abilities whereas amplifying revolutionary alternatives by know-how,” she added.
Telenor Velocity has geared up startups from totally different trade verticals with the instruments essential to thrive, create employment, and contribute to the economic system.
Some success tales from earlier years embrace Pak Agri Market, scaled in additional than 120 tehsils in Punjab since 2019; OlaDoc, a cell medical well being service being utilized by 10 million MyTelenor App prospects; Sehat Kahani’s improved information evaluation and advertising and marketing resulted in a further outreach of 6 million prospects; Digi Khata prolonged their companies to greater than 200,000 retailers throughout the nation, through the Apollo app; and eventually, Deaftawk, an indication language interpretation app, catering to 466 million deaf individuals globally, was featured in Telenor Pakistan’s TV industrial.
Launched in 2016, Telenor Velocity is Telenor Pakistan’s Digital Startup Accelerator, fostering an surroundings of innovation and collaboration, enabling the nation’s tech startups to co-create new digital services and products.
To date, Telenor Velocity has performed 7 cohorts, with 40 graduated start-ups, 4+ pilot runs, $40,000 pilot funding, and $5 million funding raised by Telenor Velocity start-ups.
To use for Telenor Velocity’s 8th Cohort, please fill out the application form. The final date to use is 20th February 2022.