Idea Croron Ka has managed to highlight entrepreneurial talent and success stories in Pakistan since its past 2 seasons. It is now returning for another exciting season, inviting all entrepreneurs and startups to get featured at the show.
Applications for ICK Season 3 are live, so hurry up as the deadline is 27th July, 2018.
About Idea Croron Ka
Idea Croron Ka has featured 50 startups who were evaluated by 15 local and international investors, and a total of Rs. 22 Crores raised for them. Viewers were introduced to 24 remarkable personalities who have now become role models for emerging entrepreneurs in Pakistan.
Idea Croron Ka decided to up the game for Season 3 by going international this time. ICK recorded an episode in Austin back in October, and took to Russia for 2 more episodes in May this year. The team of Idea Croron Ka attended the 4th Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum that staged startups from 20 distinct countries including but not limited to USA, India, Pakistan, Jordan, Uganda, Turkey, Russia, UK, Norway and Azerbaijan.
Idea Croron Ka is also encouraging women to apply and has partnered up with Circle to spread the word and nominate startups.
Idea Croron Ka is bringing back the ‘Himmat Karo Pakistan’ segment in collaboration with Facebook. ICK shall feature community leaders and Facebook shall provide them grant money as part of their partnership.
USAID SMEA has also joined hands with Idea Croron Ka and shall be appearing on ICK to give out grants to startups as well. They may even match investments by the investors.
Last but not the least, Idea Croron Ka has partnered with Turkish Airlines. Startups that appear on Idea Croron Ka shall also have a chance to be featured on the Turkish Airlines’ In-flight Entertainment System under the Invest on Board category. Investors flying through Turkish Airlines shall be able to listen to the startups pitch and may get in contact with them.
Nabeel A. Qadeer, host and content producer at Idea Croron Ka, says:
This season Idea Croron Ka is bigger and better. With major local and global partnerships, startups will have even more opportunity to get international eyeballs and Idea Croron Ka will be one step closer to achieving its goal of highlighting the true heroes of Pakistan that represent the country worldwide.
If you wish to voice your idea and raise investment on the platform of Idea Croron Ka then submit your application before 27th of July, 2018. The eligibility criteria are as follows:
- Startup should be making sales/revenues,
- The startup can be from any vertical,
- Women are encouraged to apply.
You can apply now here.