Change Pakistan Conference 2017- Through Entrepreneurship!
Jumpstart & Startup Pakistan have organized a one-day nationwide conference on 28th October 2017 in Shiraz Arena, Deans Trade Centre Peshawar in collaboration with the key partners KPITB, TCKP, DoIT, Moftak Solutions, ProPakistani and some others.
In this conference, Jumpstart has invited a couple of Pakistani Shepherds (Investors) who constitute some of the great names from the Pakistani entrepreneurial market. Some of the Investors from Pakistani Entrepreneurial Market are:
- Khurram Mujtaba (CEO JumpStart Pakistan),
- Salman Farooq (Chairman Hons Group)
- Abdul Khaliq (CEO Dean Techno) and much more.
Other than the investors there was a pool of some great speakers who shared their success stories with the audience and shows some excellent points about the need for Entrepreneurship in Pakistan.
10 startups from all over Pakistan have participated and pitched their unique ideas in three dedicated pitching sessions where they have showcased their ideas in front of the Shepherds. The shepherds then ask questions to evaluate potential and ranked them for the final result. This year, the participating startups were:
- Mav’s Artistic
- Pekhawar Spice.
Asad Ashfaq, Founder Pekhawar Spice (Homemade Vinegar Pickle), along with his Core team members Laibah Amjad Ali, Alweena Hassan, and Danyal Saleem have participated in this conference and pitched their pickle business idea with practical implementation in front of all investors.
They Stood 3rd in the competition by beating more than 7 best universities of Pakistan and receive a shield award, a certificate along with many investments offers from all over Pakistan.
Asad & his team was representing their own IMSciences University and more specifically their Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC). Finally, We (As a team) want to thank Dr. Mohsin Director IMSciences University, ORIC Department of IMSciences & Dr. Goher Saleem, Coordinator EDC IMSciences for giving us this opportunity.
Pekhawar Spice Startup Pitching video at CPC-17