The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has launched an exclusive Startup portal to encourage technology innovation in Pakistan.
SECP Commissioner for Information System and Technology Department Shauzeb Ali inaugurated the portal during the 'Startup Grind Pakistan' conference in Islamabad.
The portal features list of startups, simplified user experience for registration, access to mentors and incubation centres, online guides and video tutorials for Startup companies.
Speaking on the occasion, SECP Commissioner Shauzab Ali said the SECP startup portal will be a gateway to information and collaboration hub, for the facilitation and uplifting of the existing and future entrepreneurs to connect and excel.
He hoped that the portal will evolve with time as an important part of the Startup ecosystem in Pakistan.
A large gathering of entrepreneurs, innovators and technologists attended the conference to share their stories and inspire young entrepreneurs.
Pakistan is the world's 26th biggest consumer market and its startup sector reflects this appetite.