We believe in building strong communities of entrepreneurs
& providing the support they need to grow their businesses.
Invest2Innovate finds, selects & vets impact entrepreneurs for the i2i Accelerator, an annual four-month program that provides business support and access to mentors and investment. This program takes place over six weekends from Fall to Winter each year (Please note: the i2i Accelerator will not take place in 2020-2021). Since 2012, i2i has accelerated 47 startups in Pakistan, which have gone on to raise over $7.5M in capital, scaled their businesses, created over 2000 jobs, and deepened their social and economic impact in the country. Of the funding raised by i2i startups, over 86% has been by female-led companies (60% of i2i companies have been female-led). i2i also has 55+ mentors and 30+ investors in our network, who are all local and successful Pakistani entrepreneurs dedicated to supporting innovative startups in Pakistan. i2i also designs & launches programs for entrepreneurs via partnerships with players like Facebook, Karandaaz & the World Bank, and has so far provided capacity building support to 42 incubators & accelerators in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Vietnam & Cambodia, including Nepal Communitere in Kathmandu, BYLC in Dhaka, and Impact Hub Phnom Penh.