IPN LaunchPad 2016

Thank you to all founders and investors from 10 different countries for participating in IPNLP 2016!

Key Dates

  • August 22: Application Deadline For All Applicants.
  • September 22: Founders & Investors Within U.S. Notified About Application Decisions
  • November 11: IPN LaunchPad 2016 Commences!
  • See International Deadlines


  • IPN LaunchPad is a 3-day conference in Silicon Valley for Ismaili startup founders and angel investors from around the globe to network, learn from world-class speakers and mentors, and invest in exciting Ismaili enterprises.
  • Entrepreneurs get to pitch their ideas and companies to investors and build connections with other high-caliber founders. All industries are welcome including Social Media, Enterprise, Finance, E-commerce, Healthcare, GreenTech, Social Entrepreneurship, Hardware, and others.
  • IPN LaunchPad 2016 conference will be held from November 11th to 13th and feature a keynote by Azim Premji, ranked one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine.
  • If you are an Ismaili Founder looking to accelerate your idea or startup success or an Ismaili Investor looking for opportunities to fund innovative Ismaili companies, we encourage you to Apply Now. To learn more, please scroll down to see the Agenda, Speakers, and check out the FAQ. If you are from outside the United States, visit the International page for important dates.

IPN LaunchPad

Founder Application

Connect with the top Startup Founders, Investors & Mentors in the Ismaili community. Founders & Investors apply by August 22 within US & August 7 outside US.

If you are a founder, whether your startup is early stage or already has VC funding, we would love for you to apply. We just ask that one founder is Ismaili and that your company shows tangible signs of traction.

Apply as a founder

Investor Application

If you are an accredited Ismaili investor looking to back founders of innovative startups, we would love for you to apply. You may apply as an individual or as a representative on an investment fund.

Apply as an investor 

Have questions? Contact us below or email us directly at pvp@ipnonline.net.


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