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Insights Lab

i2i believes that data and information are key to understanding growth markets. Our Insights Lab provides cutting-edge research, data & analysis to mitigate risk and help stakeholders better navigate these countries, beginning with Pakistan.

Invest2innovate insights lab

Invest2Innovate believes that quality data and information are key to understanding growth markets. i2i’s Insights Lab provides cutting-edge research, data, and analysis to mitigate risk and to help stakeholders in entrepreneurship ecosystems make better evidence-based decisions. If you have questions or comments about our work, please feel free to reach out to our Insights team at ambareen@invest2innovate.com. In the last four years, i2i has worked with a number of stakeholders to conduct research and analyses of Pakistan’s entrepreneurship ecosystem at different stages. i2i has released an open-source Deal Flow Tracker, three editions of the Pakistan Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Report (the most comprehensive landscape analysis of Pakistan’s startup community – 2014, 2016, & 2019), the Scaling Readiness Toolkit (designed for intermediary organizations to support scaling startups in Pakistan), Startup & Investor Toolkits (101 guides) and much more. Our Insights vertical also publishes a bi-monthly newsletter on emerging trends in Pakistan’s startup landscape and launches other market research and data-driven products on a regular basis. Our vision for Insights is simple: to leverage information and data to see more success stories emerge from these markets.

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KP Startup Ecosystem Report 2021

Invest2Innovate (i2i) - in partnership with Adam Smith International (ASI) - has published the KP Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Report 2021.

Impact Report 2021

Invest2Innovate (i2i) has been working in the startup ecosystems in Pakistan & the region since 2011.
Read our full Impact Report 2021 that breaks down everything i2i stands for and has achieved in the past ten years.

Dare to Disrupt The Rise of Grocery Startups in Pakistan

Invest2Innovate’s Insights arm releases a bimonthly, in-depth & data-driven newsletter that provides a deeper look into specific business sectors and emerging issues in the Pakistan startup ecosystem.

Pakistan Startup Deal Flow Tracker

Invest2Innovate (i2i) has released its Deal Flow Tracker that showcases investments made in Pakistani startups from 2015 – 2020.

COVID-19 & its Impact on Pakistani
Startups

Invest2Innovate developed this analysis on the impact of the pandemic on startups in the country, by gathering data from over 100 startups in the country.

Early-Stage Investor’s Guide to Pakistan

i2i Ventures & Sarmayacar collaborated to produce this how-to guide for investors looking to invest in startups in
Pakistan.

i2i Investor Toolkit

The i2i Investor Toolkit is a 101 Guide that equips investors with know-how and information to operate in Pakistan.

Ecosystem Report 2019

The Pakistan entrepreneurship ecosystem report 2019 is a comprehensive study that highlights trends, challenges, and opportunities in the ecosystem.

i2i Startup Toolkit

The Pakistan Startup Toolkit is a 101 Guide designed to equip founder with the knowledge & legal guidance to run their business in Pakistan.

Managing Risks for Sustained Growth: Pakistan Development Update 2017

i2i authored the section on Pakistan’s startup landscape for the World Bank Group’s biannual Pakistan Development Update.

Ecosystem Report 2016

This comprehensive study maps entrepreneurship landscape, highlights trends, challenges and opportunities for  ecosystem.

i2i Industry Insights Brief: E-Commerce

i2i’s first Industry Insights brief provides intensive research and analysis of the potential of the country’s exciting e-commerce sector.

i2i Accelerator Impact

The i2i Accelerator Report 2015-2016 details the learnings and major findings from the latest cycle of our program.

Scaling Readiness Toolkit

This toolkit has been designed for intermediary organisations to support social and creative entrepreneurs in their scaling process

i2i newsletter

Invest2Innovate’s Insights arm releases a bimonthly, in-depth & data-driven newsletter that provides a deeper look into specific business sectors and emerging issues in the Pakistan startup ecosystem.

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Invest2Innovate’s Insights arm releases a bimonthly, in-depth & data-driven newsletter that provides a deeper look into specific business sectors and emerging issues in the Pakistan startup ecosystem.