The launching ceremony of TiE International Business Plan Competition, world’s richest business competition, was held at the auditorium of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad. The Chairperson HEC, Dr. Javaid R. Laghari presided over the ceremony.

Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) feels proud to be amongst the sponsors of this big event. Patron and Chair of TiE International Business Plan Competition and Chief Executive Roots Millennium Schools, Mr. Faisal Mushtaq announced the launch of the most lucrative business plan competition in the world, TiE International Business Competition (TIBPC). The programme was designed in conjunction with Rice University Business Plan Competition to give graduate-level university students in Asia and Europe a real-world experience to fine tune their business plans and be able to generate funding to successfully commercialize their product and launch their start-ups.