Eligibility Criteria

All startups located in Pakistan and Pakistani nationals, including students, recent graduates, alumni, faculty members / researchers are eligible to apply.

The applications for the ISF program will be routed via the Business Incubation Centers established by the HEC in different public sector HEIs of Pakistan. The final awardees will have to enter into a tri-partite agreement between the Startup, the BIC and the HEC.

While there are no eligibility restrictions, this grant is targeted at early-stage startups which will benefit majorly from a $35,000 grant and entrepreneurial training.

The Innovator Seed Fund is also not theme-limited. Startups from all industries are welcome to apply.