GAP NUST is Now Accepting Applications for Its 2nd Silicon Valley Cohort

After the successful completion of cohort 1, the 2nd Silicon Valley cohort of the Global Acceleration Program NUST has been launched.

Global Acceleration Program NUST is a pioneering acceleration program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State that aims to help post-revenue Pakistani startups scale up globally.

The program will immerse Pakistan’s finest post-revenue product focused startups in the high tech clusters of Silicon Valley for three months, validate their products in the US market and then seek seed/venture funding for them.

Program Offers

  • Lodging and co-working space in the heart of Silicon Valley for 3 months;
  • Business development opportunities with international clients & partners;
  • Linkages with globally renowned mentors and domain specialists;
  • Workshops & training on Go-To-Market;
  • Access to the Silicon Valley investor network;
  • Access to Demo days and events in relevant thematic verticals;
  • Sponsored office space for 12 months at Technology Incubation Centre (TIC) NUST.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants need to:

  • Have a product-focused tech startup;
  • Be solving a large problem translating into a large, global business opportunity, especially focused on the US market;
  • Have proven initial traction in the form of revenue from the product;
  • Be ready to enter the US market and pitch to US investors.

Applications for the 2nd cohort are now open.

Deadline to apply is 23rd December 2018.

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