CGI Brings Million Dollars Startup World Cup to Pakistan

Startup World Cup is the world’s largest startup competition. Finalists pitch for $1 million investment prize at the Grand Finale in Silicon Valley, USA. The Startup World Cup (SWC) is a global conference and competition that brings together the top startups, VCs, entrepreneurs and world-class tech CEOs. SWC is partnering with some of the world’s largest conferences and tech events to host 40+ regional startup competitions for North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia.

Startup World Cup is powered by Pegasus Tech Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based global venture capital firm. It consists of 50+ regional startup competitions in more than 20 different countries around the world, leading up to the Grand Finale in Silicon Valley. The top startups from each regional event will fly out to the USA to compete for a $1,000,000 prize. The Grand Finale for Startup World Cup 2020 will be held on May 22nd in Silicon Valley, USA.


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Center for Global Innovators (CGI) is excited to bring the largest startup competition around the world with a Grand prize of $ 1 million and 50+ Regionals around the World. Center for Global Innovators (CGI), has a mission to build Knowledge Economy & to turn Pakistan into one of the Top 50 Innovative Nations.

CGI is an Innovation Consulting organization with the design thinking mindset of IDEO, and the business capability of McKinsey, all of that combined with the entrepreneurial spirit of the best startups. Center for Global Innovators (CGI) is the largest Innovation Services Provider in Pakistan with three Incubation Programs across three Universities in Islamabad and Lahore.

Mustafa Minhas, Co-Founder of CGI, will lead the Startup World Cup Pakistan Chapter. Mustafa Minhas is a dynamic young business leader with blended expertise in higher education management, startup investments, and innovation ecosystems.

Mustafa Minhas, Co-Founder CGI & Director Startup World Cup Islamabad with Asad Umar

Startup World Pakistan will be Pakistan’s largest startup challenge, with a vision to build a vibrant startup ecosystem.

Startup World Cup Pakistan comprises of three rounds: Campus, Regional and National Round. Startups and entrepreneurs will compete from across Pakistan in 300+ campuses including Universities, NICs, BICs, Impact Organizations and Incubators.

Co-Founders of CGI – Imran Jattala & Mustafa Minhas with Amir Jahangir

Startup World Cup Pakistan methodology is to focus on launching disruptive startups that are impact centered, profit-minded, and market-driven. National winner Startup will get a PKR 1 million prize and a chance to compete at Startup World Cup (SWC) Grand Finale event in San Francisco, USA and compete for a US$1,000,000 investment prize. Startup World Cup Pakistan schedule will be announced soon.

CGI is building an Impactful Startup Ecosystem in Pakistan and we are open for Startup World Cup Pakistan collaborations with the stakeholders from Government, Policy Makers, Legislators, Universities, Development Sector, Impact Investors and Startup Incubators/Accelerators.

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