Become an investor of a startup and be part of its success. Register below to continue.
A Senior Global Director, Design Thinking with SAP | SAP Design at SAP and Founding Partner at Innovation Skills Institute
Habibullah Khan runs penumbra an experience design agency focused on digital and communications services for startups, technology players and the Fintech space. He is an Adviser and Mentor at Fintech Factory and an Adviser and Mentor at National Incubation Center Karachi where he advises startups on successful business models in the digital age. His specialties are Innovation, Digital Age product cycles, Sales, Culture management, Strategy, Branding and Strategic Communications.
Javaid is involved in digital customer transformation, disruption and innovation space with a focus on Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Data Science. He is an innovative, multilingual strategist, advisor, and educator and operates in North America, Europe, and Asia, in both the public (government) and private (business) and has done so for 20 years
Solo practitioner. Firm believer in jargon free, prompt & straightforward legal advice. Special interests vary from Commercial, Media, IT & E-Commerce, Constitutional, Environmental to Human Rights Law. Also enthusiastic about Legal Aid, Criminal Justice, Legal Reform & innovation in the fields of law and justice.
Faculty member at the Rausing Executive Development Center (REDC) at LUMS. Trains companies with analytical techniques, helping them understand financial markets and their role in raising capital
Instructor at Rausing Executive Development Center (REDC), LUMS Led several trainings centered around delivering essential concepts for financial analysis, interpreting financial statements and understanding financial implications
An experienced professional in areas of Business Intelligence and Data warehousing He is an expert consultant to businesses, on Micro-segmentation and leveraging of technology to achieve commercial revenue and growth targets
Post-secondary Business Management instructor for over 14 years with specialization in the design industry with a focus on entrepreneurship, marketing and merchandising of textiles, jewelry and fashion. She has been engaged with PIFD and BNU for over a decade and more recently her alma mater LUMS.
An award-winning, result oriented, experienced Corporate Banker with 24 years of diverse Wholesale Banking experience currently working as Executive Vice President II/Business Head Corporate Banking North
Coach, Innovator, experienced leader in B2B , B2C-I, Sales, Marketing, and Human Resource.
Multi-cultural General Management experience in operations, sales, finance, marketing and business development.
An experience of working as Global head of corporate strategy in Deutsche Bank now working as coorporate and investment banking strategy
For last 24 years, Fatima has been integral member of top leadership at ABACUS and superheaded major strategy and technology initiavtives across the firm's portfolio most notably delivering solutions in Digital transformation, Enterprise innovation, Corporate Governance, Strategic change and Human Capital management.
Currently working as Executive Director Marketing, Client Acquisition & Management at The Outsource Resource (Pvt.) Ltd.. Along with this role, he launched the Marketing Division at The Outsource Resource (Pvt.) Ltd. under which he provided Digital Marketing Services and Consultancy to startups. Ahmed also provided Corporate Training to various clients, both in the SME and in the corporate sectors
Managing Director of MarketBridge, providing full spectrum, outsourced marketing services for brands and businesses. Saadia work on contract with companies that need experienced and talented marketing professionals to augment their inhouse capabilities.
Raahim is an International finance professional, corporate banker & investment banker, project financier & infrastructure investor, strategy & planning head.
"Head of Sales & Marketing @ Maya Before this Adeel started of his career with PepsiCo international after finishing his business school from the prestigious Aston business school. PepsiCo gave him key accounts to handle nationwide and soon he was proving his sales strength by delivering targets and bringing in new accounts. "
Amer was a high acheiver in LUMS MBA and served in many organziations including Nestle, British american tobacco, Coca Cola as Marketing manager and serve as marketing manager in Samsung mobile
Have 14 years of Commercial experience in the Food & Beverage industry (Nestlé and Coca-Cola Içecek) and another 8 years in diverse companies including Schlumberger (Oilfield Services), Warid Telecom & Nishat Textile Mills & Honeywell Automation.
Jaffer has been writing software products since 2006. He started building PosterMyWall (with a business development partner in San Mateo) in 2010 and took it from a prototype to a profitable online platform in 2 years. It was a solo engineering effort and I basically designed the user experience, wrote the code, setup the infrastructure and did search engine optimization, link building and social media marketing for it on my own.
Diversified downstream oil industry experience accross Planning, Acquisitions, Marketing, Sales & Supply Chain
"Financial Management - Supported the Plant Management Team of the Energy & Utilities Plant as a Business Partner for all financial and tax matters. Supported the Plant Continuous Improvement agenda with rigorous follow-up on improvement initiatives via the AN Tracker."
Talal has experience of working in Unilever Pakistan Ltd as Assistant Brand Manager and Engagement Manager at Mckinsey and Company
Talhah is CEO at Knowledge Platform Pakistan and Chief Technology Officer at Knowledge Platform Global. He has been part of Knowledge Platform since 2001. Talhah has played a leading role in Knowledge Platform Pakistan’s transition from an offshore learning technologies' development center to an independent learning solutions' business unit and transformation from a services business to a products business.
an innovative and detail-oriented, business model and brand strategy specialist, with extensive experience spearheading the design and execution of business growth and corporate development plans, across multiple industries. Possess in-depth knowledge of various business models, partnership strategies, and industry trends that are crucial for generating revenue growth and market expansion. Demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities in structuring and analysing business processes, and formulat
Since graduation, he has been interested in Transaction Advisory, Investment Banking, Product Development and Financial Market Research. Ali accumulated diverse experience to satiate my interest in challenging roles. Strong believer in ingenuity and solution based approach to achieve objectivity. Ability to assume cross-functional roles in teams. Value knowledge sharing for which graduate level teaching has been a preferred conduit.
Nauman served as Director Distribution at Food Corp Pvt Ltd and Director Customs clearing, forwarding and shipping agents at Cotpak International. Now servinga s COO at control Unioon Paksitan
Is full time VP Business at Hul Hub and is Overall responsible of the venture Trpkar including business development, operations, marketing, P&L, board and investor relationships and compliance with local laws.
A dynamic leader with 12+ years of e-commerce, strategy, consulting and commercial experience in multiple European markets. I specialise in helping businesses solve complex problems through thought leadership, cross-functional relationship building, and mentoring teams.
Established SAP offices and infrastructure in Pakistan with offices in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. Developed Sales, Presales, Channels, Consulting, Marketing and Admin teams in the country. Responsible for country P&L. Achieved steady revenue growth in spite of the global economic decline.
Passionate and an empathetic leader with an engineering background who utilizes data and processes that drive viable partnerships both internally and externally. Transforms challenging situation into opportunity through innovation that has a bias for result. Solution oriented individual who promotes empowerment and creates an environment that allows for continuous learning and improvisation. Provides strategic leadership in complex and dynamic environment across Asia and Africa through consensus
Sayyed Ahmad Masud is the owner of Channel 7 Communications (Pvt) ltd, a media productions and advertising domain. Over the years, he has launched several initiatives and currently runs 4 companies, including Change mechanics (Pvt) Ltd, Events 7, and Launchpad Interactive. He has been adjunct faculty in the leading universities of Islamabad over the last 24 years. Mr. Masud is on the Board of Governors of The Indus Entrepreneurs Islamabad Chapter since 2008
Yusuf Hussain is a tech entrepreneur and investor with international experience. He is the former CEO of IGNITE and currently a senior partner with Jump Curve. He specializes in Startup Acceleration, Funding, Incubation, Public Policy, Offshore Services, IT-enabled Organization Transformation, Program Management, Legal Negotiations, Technology Sales, and Executive Management. He is a startup guru and has been working in tech and entrepreneurship for more than two decades.
From 2010-2014, Omar advised brands across multiple categories and geographies on various aspects of marketing & sales. He also developed & launched 3 start-ups, including 800-Battery, the Middle East's first battery replacement service that comes to you when your car battery is dead.In 2014, he joined the newly formed Al Etihad Credit Bureau in the UAE, a Federal Government entity tasked with the collection, collation & dissemination of credit data in the UAE.
Momina has more than 11 years of experience working with emerging industries in the growth phase. She founded Telenor Velocity, an acceleration program of Telenor. She has also worked with Careem, PTCL, and Nestle. Currently, she is working as CEO and Founder of Jumpact, a consultancy company for startups.
Ibrar Khan is an entrepreneur and a senior telecom industry professional with over 30 years of diversified experience. His core strength is in the field of commercial development, corporate governance, regulatory and public affairs. He has launched multiple Agri-tech and telco products through his entrepreneurial ventures. He has remained at senior management positions of various tech and telecom companies in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Maldives, and the Philippines.
An inspirational speaker and sales trainer draws on his successful career with over 8 years of professional marketing and sales experience. He has excelled at the summit, hosted and lead 150+ conferences and training across Pakistan, mainly focused on sales, soft skills, leadership, time management, and people management.
Fasieh is a management professional with more than 15 years of multidisciplinary experience in the public, private & development sectors. He is passionate about startups and technology, developing businesses to grow and scale. Currently, he has managed Pakistan's largest technology incubation center, with 142 startups and over 450 team members and now he is the senior manager at Quixel
Ali Moeen Malik is the Co-Founder of Roamer, an online car rental portal. He has more than 17 years of corporate and startup ecosystem experience. One of his career specialties is building teams and working with cross-functional distributed teams. He has taken business problems from drawing boards and shaped them into successful software products. He is passionate about creating remarkable software solutions through simplicity and innovation and has successfully introduced and championed the use
Suniya Sadullah is co-founder of Mauqa Online, a platform that connects uneducated domestic helpers with nearby household work opportunities like cleaning, childcare, and cooking. Previously she had also worked with Williams F1 Team in the Design office before being promoted to the Race Operations team. She was a member of the Race Operations Support Team - providing additional analysis and support to the race engineers' race weekends. She is a graduate of The University of Sheffield, Cranfield
Bissmah is an experienced Creative Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. She is skilled in Corporate Identity, Creative Problem Solving, Advertising Management, Social Media, Digital Media, Strong arts. She is a design professional with an MSc focused in Marketing Communications from Birkbeck, University of London.
Sarmad is a senior digital marcomms strategist with over 14 years of experience specializing in planning and executing digital, mobile, and social media campaigns; data-driven marketing and analytics; integrated communication strategy; corporate branding; and business planning. Sarmad is skilled in effectively utilizing marketing automation, search and display PPC campaigns, analytics, e-commerce, and social media to boost sales and meet overarching marketing KPIs. He has a solid track record i
Javeria Masood is a systems thinker, social innovator, and educator. Her expertise lies in streamlining the process to make them more efficient, user-centered and scalable, and turn ideas into tangible business modules. She is a qualified architect, urbanist, and design thinker; her work mitigates between the environment, civic sciences, and policy-making. She is driven to improve the cities, communities, and everyday urbanism. Her work has been presented and published at conferences and in vene
Madeeha Raza is a freelance filmmaker, digital media expert, and producer. She runs a social enterprise," Women through Film" which aims to provide exposure and opportunities to female filmmakers. She is also the chief architect behind Pakistan's First Women International Film Festival. She is also one of the pioneer Facebook lead trainers (certified by Facebook). She has been practicing and training on digital media marketing for over 7 years.
Saad has 0ver 13+ years of experience in Word Press development, deployment, management, services, and a top-rated freelancer on Upwork. He is a technology entrepreneur and digital ecosystem builder based at the National Incubation Center, Islamabad as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). He is the CEO of DEMO, which provides consultancy, training, services, and research in impact-driven verticals such as innovation, entrepreneurship, skills development, technology, and communications leading to
Waleed is an in-house corporate attorney with extensive professional experience in drafting, negotiating and advising corporate and commercial transactions and agreements in the IT industry. He specializes in Shareholders agreements, end user license agreements, service level agreements, confidentiality agreements, collaboration agreements, asset purchase & transfer agreements, master software license and maintenance agreements, distributor/re-seller agreements and consulting service agreements.
Saad Salman Malik is currently working as Manager User Experience and Design at Jazz. He has worked with several national and international brands, such as PakWheelz and Bramerz. He specializes in growth marketing, product management, and media buying. He has extensive experience of 7 years in the field of marketing.
Muhammad Nasrullah is a technical company builder. He has built 4 companies and has raised more than $2M in local funding from Pakistan. He was the co-founder of Pring which was an SMS based twitter for Pakistan with 8 million users before being sold. He has worked in telecom, gaming, social media, API, AI, and apps spaces. He has worked with 100+ startups from around the world and in Pakistan in various advising and mentoring roles. He specializes in building technology companies from scratch.
The Co-founder of CreditFix, Owais Zaidi, carries full-cycle technology management experience from product design to sales, delivery, and post-sales. His entrepreneurial career began when he started his first tech company called 2B Technologies. 2B had the distinction of being the first Pakistani VC-funded company. Owais worked with the Gul Ahmed group to help them in their foray into the technology space. He created Arwen Tech, a technology services, and outsourcing Solutions Company for the te
Ans is an insights professional who believes in deriving actionable analysis by weaving data from multiple touchpoints to build a coherent strategy that best suits an organization's objectives. He aims to identify human behavior and market trends through quantitative and qualitative analysis from all forms of data sources such as data warehouse, market intelligence, consumer research, 3rd party reports, and data science models.
As HR leader for Nielsen Pakistan, Raana has direct responsibility for all HR functions, including Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Comp & Ben, and Talent Engagement & Development. She partners with the Country MD and the Executive Leadership Committee to design and develop talent strategy and ensure this aligns with and helps enable our business strategy. Additionally, she has extensive volunteer experience with the social sector and has worked on projects for the Citizens Archive of
Sana Khalid is an entrepreneur, recruitment consultant, and business facilitator. She is the founder of Minerva and co-founder of ND2C (Pakistan's biggest design conference). She is among the founding members and COO of The Hive, one of Pakistan's pioneer co-working and event spaces. She has spent a significant portion of her career designing and curating learning experiences for individuals and groups.
Nabeel is an Experienced Digital Services development manager with a demonstrated success of triple digital top-line growth in the telecommunications and B2B industry. He is skilled in Product development, Pre-sales, Business Development, cloud evangelism, IaaS, and Information Security. Nabeel is a strong operation professional with a CISO Executive Program certification focused in Information and Cyber Security from Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College of Information Systems and Public P
Jamil Goheer is an innovator, investor, and entrepreneur. He has extensive experience of 18 years in the Startup Ecosystem. He is an internationally acclaimed innovator in Health Tech, FinTech, EdTech, IoT, AI, BlockChain, and other fields. Jamil Goheer is also a co-founder and General Partner at CoVenture, a New York-based multi-asset fund focused on investments in a venture, lending, and crypto space. The firm’s total AUM is close to $100 Mil. During his stint there, CoVenture invested in 30+
Mehvish Arifeen is an experienced entrepreneur and women’s economic inclusion and business development expert. She has a track record of creating impact for urban and rural women-led micro, small and medium enterprises, gender mainstreaming, financial inclusion, market research, operations, and cross-sector collaborations. She is currently leading one of Pakistan’s pioneer startup acceleration programs.
Meenah is currently a partner at Karavan before this she was the Head of Strategy and Accelerator at Invest2Innovate Pakistan. In her role at i2i, Meenah has supported hundreds of entrepreneurs since 2015 across various industries and geographies. She is a passionate supporter of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Pakistan. She has been designing and implementing programs to practically support women entrepreneurs, encourage entrepreneurial mindsets in young people, and equip entrepreneurs across
Kalsoom is the Founder of Invest2Innovate, which she founded in 2011 to support and unleash the potential of young entrepreneurs in growth markets like Pakistan. She’s now a Co-founder & General Partner at i2i Ventures, an early stage VC fund for Pakistan, and the country’s first female-led fund. She has trained young entrepreneurs, changemakers, and civil society leaders in Kosovo, Nepal, Cambodia, Ireland, Bangladesh, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan, and has spoken at numerous venues, including the Wo
Shehab is an experienced professional with a strong background in media and communications and a demonstrated history of working in digital marketing and publishing industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Marketing Strategy, Event Management, PR, Content Marketing, Editing, and Blogging.
Raheel Bodla Success Coach is a Business Coach based in Silicon Valley with 20 years of work experience. He coaches and serves business owners, startups and leaders to maximize their results. As Tesla Global Supply Manager, he led $250M Model-X Assembly Line Supply Chain Management and saved $11M for the company. He loves to connect and help others in their business and personal success. Based on his learnings from Harvard, MIT and world’s top success coaches, Raheel is passionate and effective
Driven to create positive impact, Samar has been working in the fields of entrepreneurship, higher education, financial inclusion, democracy, governance & international relations since 2003. She co-founded Epiphany as a catalyst for promoting impact/social entrepreneurship in Pakistan. in 2016. The firm is focused on enterprise & human development; diversity, inclusion & sustainability, impact consulting in the areas of strategic communications, strategy, research, M&E. She is also Team Lead of
Helping people since 1998 to meet their education, training, development, mentorship and career needs.
A qualified barrister and solicitor of England and Wales and an advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan.
Skilled in Capital Markets, Corporate Law, Legal Advice, Islamic Finance and Banking.
Possess 15 years of well-rounded practical and academic experience in intellectual property (IP) law, policy and business both on national and international level.
Extensive experience and expertise in product development, innovation, finance, business strategy, operations and general management.
With 15 years of experience in public and private sectors, working in engineering, R&D and product development, Hassan is on a mission to disrupt the education sector in Pakistan.
A digital transformation expert with diverse experience of working with companies across consumer packages goods, e-commerce, telecom and technology/software verticals.
A Chartered Accountant and CPFA with certifications in Supply Chain, Public Procurement and Monitoring and Evaluation.
Worked with a wide range of companies at their growth stage in planning milestones, staffing, expertise, revenue streams, growth models, organizational structuring to deliver success and optimal results to drive shareholder value.
An experienced technopreuer with a proven record of leading tech teams, building scalable solutions for startups and helping them succeed in their mission.
With over 10 years of experience in digital marketing, Usman is a Marcom Technologist and hacks growth for business with a mix of marketing, communication and user experience (UX) strategies.
A tech product expert with experience in helping build and deliver over 100 products and services across various regions around the world, in areas such as digital deep tech including AR, VR as well as AIoT
Clearly focussed on Thought Leadership, Coaching, Training and Consulting. Envisioning the future of your business while sitting in your office gives an Inside-Out view. His expertise include selling skills - with B2B Selling Skills being a specialty, leadership skills, communication skills, relationship management, business change management skills and digital transformation.
He is a legal consultant at Waseem Siddiqi & Co. and Partner at Barsols Legal Consultants. His expertise includes taxation and IP laws among others.
Strategic and innovative CHRO who translates business vision into HR initiatives that improves performance, profitability, growth, and employee engagement.
His specialties include Marketing Strategy, Advertising, Product Strategy & Growth, P/L Ownership, eCommerce and Brand Building
Dr. Hishaam is a General Practitioner and corporate secretary of Association of Pakistani Physicians of Northern Europe.
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry
A finance professional with tag of being a chartered accountant having diverse experience within the corporate and development sector
Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed is a visionary strategist, healthcare entrepreneur, a physician leader & invited speaker who specializes in developing socially beneficial and innovative solutions in Healthcare through information technology
Shahida Saleem Utilizes social entrepreneurship models to impact Social Change, Education, Health and economic empowerment sectors are of special interest. Focused on scale and impact
Mohsin has over 35 years' experience in leadership, management, consulting, sales, teaching & training experience by leading a team of 10-50 people
A hybrid marketer, tech enthusiast, social entrepreneur and a public speaker.-an IVLP alumna, she has been a community builder for the past eight years in various capacities
He is experienced in Audit & Assurance and has served at Big 4 locally and internationally
Having worked with over 50 founders as a fundraising consultant, joined one of the first SECP licensed VCs in Pakistan as part of the founding team, before making the switch to a partner position at High Output Ventures.
Experience of more than ten years in telecommunications and fertilizer industries.
Fakhar Ejaz is currently working as the Head of Talent, Learning & Culture, he supports all business units within Jazz covering complete organization
Mr. Amjad Ali Arbab has been working in the development and commercial banking sectors for the past 35 years, with a focus on financial inclusion, SMEs and Agriculture. He has extensive experience in institutional building and corporate governance. Until recently he served as Senior Advisor, South Asia with CGAP/World Bank, where his main focus was the creation of a $100 million SPV to support SMEs in Pakistan through provision of growth and equity capital.