Palestine Information & Communications Technology Incubator (PICTI)

Since 2004

Causes:

  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Social Enterprises

Locations:

  • Gaza
  • Ramla

Legal Registration:

Palestinian Nonprofit

Mission Statement:

To inspire, facilitate and support young Palestinian ICT entrepreneurs with expertise, know-how and initial (seed) funding on their way to setting-up and manage their own sustainable company with an international ambition

About:

Palestine’s Information and Communications Technology Incubator (PICTI), is the first Non-Profit ICT incubator in Palestine which was founded in 2004. PICTI provides sustainable channeling between startups, accelerators, and investors at both the local and international levels including the Palestinian Diaspora.

What makes Palestine Information & Communications Technology Incubator (PICTI) innovative?

PICTI takes the initiative to provide its trainees, freelancers and innovators with career preparation, networking, and opportunities for entrepreneurship and economic empowerment projects to enable them to bridge the gap between studies and professional life, and this is the entrepreneurial spirit that is capable of moving the Palestinian engine of change. It grants Palestinian youth incubation and acceleration chances along with distinctive services provided in its co-working space.

How does Palestine Information & Communications Technology Incubator (PICTI) measure impact?

The ultimate impact PICTI seeks is the norms of effectiveness and efficiency being applied by all to have our economy been improved through clearly observing the shrinking numbers of the unemployed graduates and marginalized community groups. This is basically through enhancing the influence of the technology capability in creating job opportunities for all.

How can supporters get involved?

They can get involved by supporting PICTI's aim to develop Palestinian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s), as well as tackle growth model sectors through generating new jobs, attracting foreign investment and improving the economic situation in Palestine.