Call for Startup Applications to Participate inOPEN SV Annual Forum 2023 - The Age of AI - USA

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Are you a Pakistani startup looking to gain exposure and make connections in the American startup ecosystem?
Then join Ignite at OPEN SV Annual Forum 2023 – The Age of AI – Santa Clara, CA, USA, on November 4, 2023.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Startups must possess a valid US visa.
  • Startups must have raised at least $1 million to date.
  • Startups must be operating within Pakistan’s startup ecosystem.
  • The registered age of the startup must be less than 5 years.
  • Startups that have previously received funding from Ignite for international travel will not be eligible for funding a second time
  • Startups wishing to sponsor their own travel may be provided with an event pass by Ignite, subject to availability.


The Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs is a global network of entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals, which consists of chapters all around the world in 15 cities ranging from Silicon Valley, New York, London, and Islamabad.

About OPEN SV Annual Forum

This year OPEN SV annual forum will be held on November 4, 2023 at Santa Clara, CA, USA. 2000+ entrepreneurs, business leaders, and youth expected. The attendees include investors, government officials, entrepreneurs, scientists, and professionals from top tech companies including Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Facebook. Further detail of the event is available at

Sponsorship Categories:
Startups may select one of the following sponsorship categories:

  • OPEN SV Pass only.
  • Full Sponsorship (OPEN SV Pass + Boarding & Lodging).

Application submission deadline: October 10, 2023

For Terms and conditions and Application Forms, please visit the Ignite website at:-
Please note that only shortlisted startups will be called for pitching and evaluation.