About NIC Hyderabad

National Incubation Center Hyderabad is an Ignite National Technology Fund and MoITT funded LMKT & PTCL operated facility created to serve as a catalyst for Hyderabad & it’s surrounding cities.

Ideagist has partnered with the NIC in providing curriculum & trainings to the startups.

Our Partners

For this initiative PTCL and LMKT have come together to capitalize on each other’s strengths and deliver a robust Startup Incubation Program.


is Pakistan’s single largest integrated ICT Company, is also part of the Etisalat Group, that offers an extensive array of digital services. From high-speed internet and IPTV services to OTT applications, PTCL has truly evolved into a digital company.

Our High Level Program

Our curriculum is divided into 5 stages of idea and new venture development


Goal: Generate Ideas


Goal: convert ideas into well defined concepts


Goal: Develop MVP and test with customers


Goal: Customer Acquisition


Goal: Raise funding and grow the business really fast

Our High Level Program

National Incubation Center will strive to achieve the following

The vision is to help forge Hyderabad into a vibrant tech startup ecosystem that leverages proximity to academic and business clusters.

High Value Training for Incubates

The unique curriculum provided by IdeaGist will cover the entrepreneur’s journey from just an idea to a launched product

NIC Hyderabad Team

Syed Azfar Hussain
Project Director

Qahafa Azhad Siddiqui
Manager Program

Karmran A. Khan Afridi
Manager Operation

Shahzana Memon
Manager Monitoring & Evaluation

Rimsha Amin
Executive Monitoring & Evaluation

Natasha Uderani
Assistant Manager Startup Engagements

Nabeela Mughal
Digital Strategist

Hamza Ahmed Shaikh
Visual Communication Specialist

Our Location

University of Sindh City Campus is centrally located and easily accessible to nearby universities and businesses through public transport. It has 10 academic institutions within a 5 km radius and several technology businesses within 10 km radius.