5th December 2016 – Lahore: NSPIRE, business incubator launched by NETSOL Technologies Pvt. Limited, welcomes its second cohort today. After thorough process of scouting, evaluations, conducting interviews and presentations, the five teams that made it to the second batch include: Shopdesk, a cloud-based ERP solution designed for tier two and three retail outlets; Qanoon.com.pk, bringing automation in Pakistan’s law sector; Apna Table; a mobile and web-based application for reserving restaurant tables online; E-bookshop; a mobile and web-based application to buy course books and stationary items online and DigBits, converting text books into Augmented Reality (AR).
The contract signing ceremony took place at NSPIRE’s new and vibrant space. The ceremony was attended by the top management of NETSOL Technologies Pvt. Limited along with NSPIRE steering committee. Mr. Salim Ghauri, CEO – NETSOL Technologies Pvt. Limited, also attended the ceremony. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Ayub Ghauri – Head of NSPIRE, stressed upon the commitment, hard work and passion as building blocks of successful business. Mr. Ghauri said, “We, at NSPIRE, are extremely proud to support entrepreneurship in Pakistan. I encourage you to stay committed and passionate about your dreams, and success will follow you.”
All the teams in NSPIRE’s 2nd round of incubation are coming from different backgrounds with unique and interesting business ideas. NSPIRE opened up its applications for the second round in early September this year and has planned the five-month incubation program as per the unique requirements of each of the shortlisted startup. The teams are highly motivated to go through pre-defined milestones set by NSPIRE.