Why Acceleration?

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You’ve already built a product and you’re ready for your next big phase of throwing it into the market for growth. But do you know how to do it?

We will help you overcome the barriers holding your business back and work closely with you to identify steps you need to take to achieve rapid and sustainable growth.

What We Offer?

Telenor Velocity helps startups go to market. We have designed a program around Telenor’s scale and assets to help entrepreneurs grow their companies.

Access to Mentors and Investors

Access to excellent network of mentors and investors

Co-Working Space

Co-Working space for startups in Islamabad

Access to Customers

Access to 40 million customers through SMS & Digital Distribution

Online payment solutions

Online payments integration via easypay

A Chance to Pitch for Seed Funding

10,000 USD Seed funding for 1 startup in convertible notes

The Application Process

Applications

Applications for cohort 3 will be open from 15th June-15th July 2017

Evaluation

Your startup company will be evaluated, hold on tight till you hear from us

Pitch

Congratulations, you were shortlisted! Come pitch in front of a selection committee

Orientation

Tell us how Telenor Velocity can add value to your startup company

Acceleration

Buckle up for an exciting 4-months journey with a customized go-to-market solution to help you scale your startup

Categories

Internet Of Things

Entertainment

Machine Learning

M-Education

Fin-Tech

Rural and Agri

Others

Our Team

Irfan Wahab Khan

Irfan Wahab Khan

CEO, Telenor Pakistan

Durdana Achakzai

Durdana Achakzai

Chief Digital Officer, Telenor Pakistan

Saad Ghazanfar Kiani

Saad Ghazanfar Kiani

Head of Digital Accelerator

Muhammad Ahson Raza

Muhammad Ahson Raza

Program Lead

Cynia Ejaz

Cynia Ejaz

Community and Partnerships Lead

Mujtaba Shuja

Mujtaba Shuja

Marketing Lead

Madeeha Khalid

Madeeha Khalid

Operations Lead

Alumni

Our Mentors

Faisal Sherjan

Faisal Sherjan

Co-founder at Patari

Badar Khushnood

Badar Khushnood

Cofounder & Growth Hacker @ Bramerz

Anila Haq

Anila Haq

FranCorp

Yasser Bashir

Yasser Bashir

CEO - ArbiSoft Pvt. Ltd.

Monis Rehman

Monis Rehman

Founder at Rozee.pk

Owais Anjum

Owais Anjum

Founder at Cricout

Ali Gul

Ali Gul

Co-founder at Mangobaaz

Ali Khurshid

Ali Khurshid

Facebook

Shehryar Hydri

Shehryar Hydri

Convo

Salman Wassay

Salman Wassay

Founder at Couch Potato

Our Partners

FAQs

What does Telenor Velocity offer

In our 4-month acceleration program, a startup is offered one of a kind go-to market solution, which includes access to mentors and investors, co-working space, access to customers, online payment solutions and a chance to pitch for seed funding.

What will Telenor Velocity take in return?

We take a certain percentage of equity for providing our infra-structure to help startups go to market. The percentage equity is 4.5%.

How can I apply to Telenor Velocity?

Applications are currently open to apply. Please fill this application form.

What does Telenor Velocity look for in a startup?

We look for a startup with a registered company, a ready product (minimum viable product), a demonstrable traction of Product, User and Customer Growth and a great team of minimum 2 people that are focused and committed.