Plan9 Startups Nearpeer and Campus Feed secure 2nd and 3rd position at MOMENTUM 2017

Plan 9 Startups secure position in MOMENTUM 2017

The startup pitch competition at Momentum Tech Conference started off with 180 startups competing for first 3 positions and a prize money of Rs. 10 lacs, Rs. 7 lacs and Rs. 3 lacs respectively. Among all the startups, Plan 9’s Neapeer secured the position of 1st runner up whereas Campus Feed remained the 2nd runners up.

Amongst the top 180 startups, 24 startups from Plan9 were shortlisted including Gesdrive, Freightix, DIY Geeks, Azauj, CampusFeed, Capital Stake, XGear, Affordable.pk, Euphoria, Baby Planet, Axis Communications, Cart99, Legal Nexus, Mapalytics, Nearpeer, Qayaam, Neurostic, Dastaan, Car Butlers, Car Chabi, Justprice.pk, Uninama, Clique and Emoey.

After the first round, 5 startups of Plan9, made it to top 20 namely DIY Geeks, Clique, Campus Feed, Car Butlers and Nearpeer.org. It was a matter of great pride for Plan9 when two of their startups made it to the top 4 including Campus Feed and Nearpeer.

After the first round, 5 startups of Plan9, made it to top 20 namely DIY Geeks, Clique, Campus Feed, Car Butlers and Nearpeer.org. It was a matter of great pride for Plan9 when two of their startups made it to the top 4 including Campus Feed and Nearpeer.
Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman PITB being extremely happy about this said: “I always enjoy being at events where I can see young entrepreneurs designing the future of Pakistan. This was indeed one of those days when the budding entrepreneurs – the future of Pakistan took the limelight. I wish all of them the very best for their futures.”

Momentum is the leading startup conference and exhibition in Pakistan. It was a two-day event attended by investors, business leaders, tech executives, speakers, startups, and academia. While one stage was purely dedicated for pitching where 24 Plan9 startups participated, the others were filled with experts sharing their stories and highlighting newest trends that will design the future of the internet-driven business.

Amongst these speakers were Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board, keynote speaker on the topic ‘Why is innovation important for Pakistan’. Director Entrepreneurship Wing, PITB; Nabeel A. Qadeer was also a part of the panel where Pakistan’s Startup Ecosystem was discussed.

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