Nest I/O brings 021Disrupt conference on entrepreneurship, innovation to Karachi

Tech incubator The Nest I/O will hold the second instalment of its flagship conference on entrepreneurship and innovation, 021Disrupt, at a Karachi hotel on Nov 10 and 11.

021Disrupt is expected to attract over 20 international guests, 30 local speakers, and more than 10 venture capitalists, in addition to more than 600 entrepreneurs, professionals, and students, a press release said.

The conference will feature a line-up of local and international speakers and founders of several prominent and successful startups.

A new addition this year to 021Disrupt will be giving select startups the opportunity to deliver elevator pitches to a live audience of investors, mentors, founders, professionals, and people from all walks of life, the statement said.

According to the organisers, the casual format of the conference will allow participants to network with speakers, investors, influencers, mentors, and other professionals in attendance.

During the event, one-on-one sessions with leading VC’s and investors from home and abroad will be offered to select participants.

The Nest I/O is a tech incubator and a community hub launched by P@SHA (Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES) and a global partner of Google for Startups.

The initiative provides budding entrepreneurs with space, infrastructure, facilities, and knowledge sessions as well as access to a network of mentors and potential investors.