Nest i/o

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The Nest I/O Celebrates 5 years of...

January 25, 2020

Founded in January 2015, The Nest I/O has been a hub for local startups to flourish and accelerate the growth of their businesses. Since inception, The Nest I/O has incubated and accelerated 180+ startups, created 5,000+ jobs, organized 150+ public and private sessions/workshops, and 9 medium and large scale entrepreneurial events. The Nest I/O marked […]

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021Disrupt hosts 1000+ innovators, 600+ startups, and...

November 6, 2019

The third edition of Pakistan’s leading entrepreneurial and innovation conference, 021Disrupt, was organized by The Nest I/O on November 2nd & 3rd at a hotel in Karachi, to connect local and international investors, innovators, and tech pioneers with the entrepreneurial community of Pakistan. The conference was not only an opportunity to exchange innovative ideas and […]

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The Nest I/O Graduates 13 Innovative Startups...

July 5, 2019

The 9th incubation cycle of The Nest I/O commenced in February 2019, welcoming 13 promising new teams, filtered from over 500 applications received from across Pakistan. To celebrate the graduation of these exciting new startups, a Demo Day was organized on July 2 at The Nest I/O. A total of 20 startups, which included some […]

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The Nest I/O Celebrates its 8th Demo...

December 27, 2018

The latest cohort of startups graduating from The Nest I/O showcased their business ideas and progress to a room full of investors, mentors, corporates, and people from the tech community on December 22. The 8th Demo Day was hosted at The Nest I/O where more than 18 startups gave a 3 minute pitch to impress […]

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OpenMic, a Nest I/O startup, has launched...

December 11, 2018

OpenMic, a social startup that engages youth in the conversations about the future of Pakistan, conducted its Launch Event, called Mic Drop, on December 8th at The Nest I/O. The event was attended by students, civic activists, youth wings, social entrepreneurs, and development practitioners. In a houseful session, the launch event hosted a panel discussion […]

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The Pulse of Innovation Beats Loudest at...

October 24, 2018

The second edition of The Nest I/O’s flagship event on entrepreneurship and innovation, 021Disrupt, will take place on Nov 10-11 this year in Karachi. The two-day conference aims to strengthen the startup ecosystem of Pakistan by bringing together investors, entrepreneurs, mentors, influencers, students, and professionals, all under one roof. With over 60 speakers, 700 participants, […]

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Startups from The Nest I/O Score Big...

September 27, 2018

The Nest I/O startups bagged 4 Gold and 2 Silver Awards at the 15th Annual P@SHA ICT Awards held at Serena Hotel Islamabad on September 7. These startups will now go on to represent Pakistan at the APICTA (Asia Pacific ICT Alliance) Awards 2018 being held in Guangzhou, China on October 13. WeMakers, a batch […]

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Budding Entrepreneurs Take the Stage to Impress...

May 7, 2018

The 7th graduating batch includes 18 startups, 50% of which are run by female entrepreneurs. The latest cohort of startups that graduated from The Nest I/O on April 30 is working to disrupt a diverse set of fields including education, the wedding industry, health & lifestyle, e-commerce retail, discounts through blockchain, and many more. A […]

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Pakistan hosts some of the world’s leading...

November 7, 2017

Over 25 institutional investors and 650 delegates including 200 startups participated in the international conference. For the first time Startups got the opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with some of the region’s leading investors. Pakistan’s biggest entrepreneurship conference “021 Disrupt” attracted top venture capital firms and tech celebrities from the Middle East, Singapore and the […]