Compete in ITU’s Young Innovator Competition to Win Funding and Get Mentorship

ITU Telecom World is an annual event that takes places in a different location every year. The goal of the event is to bring together everyone from the public and private sectors to experts, investors, businesses and entrepreneurs to facilitate ICT innovations for economic growth and social good and make the world better, sooner.

What is the ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition?

The goal of the competition is to highlight innovative ideas on how ICTs can help keep people safe in conflicts. Ideas can take multiple forms. They could emphasize prevention of conflict, improvement of safety and security, rebuilding communities or peace building, among other topics.

Rules and Restrictions:

Participants must be between 18 and 30, and can have either an established startup or the concept for a new one.

What Do You Get?

Two winners will be invited to join ITU Telecom World 2015 in Budapest, Hungary, October 12-15, 2015 to pitch their ideas, participate in workshops, benefit from a year of ongoing mentorship, and win seed funding.

How Do You Take Part?

PTA is encouraging Pakistani individuals, students and young entrepreneurs to share ideas on ITU Telecom World Forum for young innovators competition by registering at http://ideas.itu.int . The submission on said competition may kindly be shared with PTA on email: [email protected]  along your biography and contact details .

Deadline for Application:

The last date for submission of your idea is 25 June 2015. So you only have a couple of days if you want to take part!

Talal is a Director at ProPakistani. Reach out at [email protected]