LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to partner with a fine selection of service providers to offer help and support to our current as well as graduated incubated/accelerated startups. The Foundation has agreement with each of these service providers whereby these companies will impart services to the startups who approach them, in return for a subsidized fee, a part of the equity or a convertible debt. The exact terms of the service contract are to be negotiated individually between the startups and the service providers. Any startup that wishes to employ the services of any of these companies can do so by sending a request at firstname.lastname@example.org
OUTSOURCED DEVELOPMENT SERVICES PARTNERS
Arbisoft is a technology company that designs and engineers robust software using mobile, web and cloud technologies. The company has built highly successful partnerships with some of the leading technology businesses of the world. In addition to conceptualising and developing innovative software systems, Arbisoft also offers software quality assurance services, web data scraping and data analysis services.
LEGAL SERVICES PARTNERS
Malik & Zeshan is a specialized corporate and tax law firm with in-depth experience in litigation as well as transactional practice. The company's core philosophy is to secure the interests of our client and maximize value for our clients in any business or contentious proposition.
BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICES PARTNERS
Mobilink and LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship (LCE) have signed an agreement whereby, the Telco in collaboration with LCE will scout, mentor and provide sustenance to LCE’s fourth cohort of 11 business startups. This extension of support to young entrepreneurs is being carried out by Mobilink under their ‘Make Your Mark’ (MYM) initiative with the objective of ‘Helping young people shape their future’. The partnership will see Mobilink support LCE by providing financial and non-financial assistance to help them in their pursuit of supporting the enhancement of the entrepreneurial eco-system in Pakistan.
Gust is a global SaaS funding platform for the sourcing and management of early-stage investments. Gust enables skilled entrepreneurs to collaborate with the smartest investors and angel investor networks by virtually supporting all aspects of the investment relationship, from initial pitch to successful exit.
Fatima Ventures is a venture capital fund that invests in creative, visionary and passionate founders in Pakistan. It is a subsidiary of Fatima Group which is the most progressive business conglomerate in Pakistan, with a strong portfolio of products and services. It is a significant player in the growth and sustainability of important industries of the Country.
CresVentures is an Angel Capital firm. Simply put, the firm connects entrepreneurs with resources to kick-start the next big idea. Through extensive market research and a hands-on mentoring experience, the company is a game changer for startups in Pakistan.
The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 12,000+ influential business owners with 160 chapters in 50 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.
UKAID: The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is the official development agency of the Government of UK managing aid for the poor, developing countries. The objective of providing aid to developing countries is to eradicate extreme poverty around the globe.
Startup Weekend, a program by Techstars and powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, is a 54-hour entrepreneurship event for young entrepreneurs to experience highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. Participants learn how to create a real company, meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help them get started - just over the span of a weekend.
The British Asian Trust was founded in 2007 by HRH The Prince of Wales to tackle widespread poverty and hardship in South Asia. He engaged with the entrepreneurs of the British Asian diaspora, linking them with social entrepreneurs and grassroots interventions in the region.
The Pakistan Education Innovation Fund (Ilm Ideas 2), supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), provides a platform for the generation, piloting and scaling up of innovative solutions to address critical education challenges in Pakistan.
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. British Council is on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries, bringing international opportunity to life, every day.
Lahore College for Women University, formally Lahore College for Women is an institution that has been empowering generations of women through higher education and opening the doors of employability and entrepreneurship for the last 94 years. Being a progressive university for women, it aims to come up to the standards of top international universities.