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EPIPHANY LAB FOR IMPACT STARTUPS NOW IN KARACHI

According to research, 5 out of 300 startups starting operations annually in Pakistan survive in the medium term. Through Epiphany Lab, we help you increase your chances of success! Designed in collaboration with Uncharted, a US organization based in Colorado that has helped social entrepreneurs raise $252 million and impact 37 million lives in 96 countries, Epiphany Business Model Validation Lab provides high-potential early-stage entrepreneurs like yourself (fondly known as Little Epiphanies) with a step-by-step methodology to rapidly and systematically validate your venture’s business model. During the three-month lab, you will receive comprehensive business support and guidance from 80 plus international and national mentors; identify and validate/invalidate the foundational assumptions that underpin your venture; build and test prototypes with real customers; conduct a break-even analysis of your business; build out a budget and financial model; create a 6-month operating plan and learn the art of pitching. During the program, you will pitch at Epiphany Lab’s Demo Day in front of potential donors and investors and be connected to Epiphany’s network of angel investors. You will also receive marketing support through marketing videos and exclusive article

PROGRAM BENEFITS

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Ability to identify core assumptions behind nascent businesses

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Capacity to design and run experiments to validate/invalidate those assumptions

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Structured guidance from national/international mentors, advisors and investors

WHAT WE OFFER

PROGRAM OUTLOOK

Day 1-3

Entrepreneurs explore the why, what and how behind their business, practice Lean Canvas Methodology, conduct field research and build prototypes.

Day 4-6

Entrepreneurs learn about pricing strategy, develop their business model and build out their budgets. They also learn about marketing and business development.

Day 7-9

The last three days are about strategic planning, cultivating relationships, pitch deck development and one-on-one interactions with mentors.

DEMO DAY

Startups pitch in front of mentors, funders and social impact enthusiasts. And most excitingly, the top-performing startup wins in-kind support.

Eligibility

COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

EARLY-STAGE VENTURE WITH PROTOTYPE AND/OR SHOWING TRACTION

DEMONSTRATES STRONG MARKET POTENTIAL

FOR-PROFIT, NON-PROFIT OR HYBRID REGISTERED BUSINESSES

PRE-SEED/SEED STAGE

SDGs A GLOBAL CALL FOR ACTION

All applicants must be working towards one or more of the following