ATX+PAK Advance Program ———————————————–

ATX+Pak Advance is a 4 week long opportunity for Pakistani entrepreneurs in Austin, USA!

Program Overview:

ATX+Pak Advance is a 4 week long opportunity for Pakistani entrepreneurs in Austin, USA.
If you’re a founder with a growth stage startups and wants to expand internationally then the Global Market Access Program (GMAP) is for you! A few select, highly competitive startups will travel to Austin and receive customized tools, resources, and connection to establish their global offices from Capital Factory!
So gear up for a month of exploring, hustling and literally leaving your mark in Austin, USA!

Applications are closed.

Who can apply?

The program is open for everyone. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

What will the program offer

1. Increase import and export between Austin and Pakistan

2. Growth Opportunities for businesses between Austin and Pakistan

3. Customized mentoring and individual coaching

Global Market Access:

An advanced business development program designed for growth-stage start-ups only. Through the GMAP, 10 startups will be graduated with viable global expansion/partnership plans that are ready to be implemented within a year of program completion.

During the one month Austin visit, the GMAP Team, Capital Factory, City of Austin, and mentors, using their extensive network will schedule several meetings with relevant industry contacts. Companies will also be provided free consultation from local experts in the areas of law, including immigration/visas, corporate, and tax.


Fashion Forward Initiative

Designed to facilitate new commercial opportunities and creative partnerships for Textile manufacturers, fashion designers and fashion related startups in the U.S. and Pakistan, the initiative’s main focus is to increase import/export activity.

The initiative will also focus on developing strong commercial, cultural and collaborative links in the fashion industry.


Eligibility Criteria

Annual Revenue

Have an annual revenue of at least 6 Million Rupees or a strong user base.

Product Relevance

Have a relevant product or service to cater to US customer base.


Show supporting evidence of self-sustainability or proof of investment raised.


Founder should be able to travel.

Legal Status

Have its legal entity be at least 1 year old.

Alumni Status

Be an alumni of an incubator/accelerator in Pakistan. If not, then it should be endorsed by
Innovation District 92 or Capital Factory.

Program Partners