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PTCL hosts startups, entrepreneurs from NIC Peshawar

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) hosted startups and entrepreneurs from the National Incubation Center (NIC) Peshawar, a statement said.



These startups and entrepreneurs presented their ideas, business models and prototypes to the senior management at PTCL headquarters in Islamabad, it added.

The session was led by Dr Daniel Ritz, president and CEO of PTCL, along with senior executives.

Murtaza Zaidi, director of NIC Peshawar, participated with top startups, including e-Guard, Azadi e-Bike, Darewro, Bera, and NANO IT Solutions.

The purpose of the session was to encourage young entrepreneurs to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the country, the statement said.

The interactive session covered presentations on idea viability to market sustainability, defined target market, business model, brand positioning and marketing capability.

Ritz said, “We are proud to collaborate with NIC Peshawar to empower the youth and provide an entrepreneurial environment for innovation. Today’s session is a testimony to PTCL’s commitment to nurture the potential talent in Pakistan.”

PTCL has also collaborated with NIC Karachi last year to mentor new startups and young entrepreneurs.

These collaborations with NIC empower the startup culture in Pakistan, which is essential to boost economy of the country, it said.

Not only does this enable startups to rebuild the infrastructure of Karachi and Peshawar in an innovative way, but also helps improve the quality of life for all citizens, it added.

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