The startup ecosystem is Pakistan is surging with a graceful pace, a precursor to the upcoming trend shift in the country regarding business dynamics and positive economic growth. We have seen numerous startup accelerators in the recent past, propping up startups and ventures from multifarious domains. Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad seemed to be the hub of tech incubation in Pakistan but now, the provincial capital of Peshawar is being targeted by a group of zealous young people called NXTGEN (Next Generation).
What Is NXTGEN
NXTGEN has picked Peshawar as the city around which all its efforts of startup nurturing, tech incubation, crowd-funding, training and sessions will be fixated. Peshawar 2.0 is the team of NXTGEN which is putting its effort to bring the best available resources and young potential in Peshawar to grow.
Peshawar 2.0 is a social enterprise which is trying to make Peshawar as the nerve-center of the contemporary entrepreneurship in Pakistan. It has organized and participated in events like Startup Weekend Peshawar, Peshawar Civic Hackathon, TEDxPeshawar, and Global Entrepreneurship Week to Peshawar.
NXTGEN Winter Camp 2015
NXTGEN is going to conduct a sprint training program for what it calls the “Next Generation of Entrepreneurs”. The event is dubbed “NXTGEN Winter Camp 2015”. The event will provide an opportunity to the young talent to learn and harness the talent from business experts, scientists, entrepreneurs, app developers and other experts from the related field.
NXTGEN Winter Camp will conduct workshops related to a plethora of technologies and trending skills like:
- Social Media Marketing
- Website design
- Coding iOS and Android Apps
- Designing in Photoshop and Illustrator
- Calligraphy, Stop-Motion Filmmaking, Bioinformatics, and others
Who should attend
College, university students, startups, anyone interested in tech entrepreneurship and learning new skills must attend.
Ticket cost for attending a workshop at the event is PKR 1,000 before 10th February. After this, the cost will be PKR 1,500.
Click here to get the details about where you can buy the tickets
Venue: Basecamp Peshawar