Startup Insiders #3, Islamabad, 31st Jan!

Startup InsidersIn what we can call a who’s who of Islamabad Rawalpindi and Pakistan in general would be attending a one of it’s kind event being held for and by people in the local startup community.

It is a good opportunity for investors and prospective new comers in this field to familiarize themselves with the few names that are there in this field, and learn of ways and paths of making a their work a success.

You must be living under a rock or in a cave not to know that Pakistan today is a hotbed for foreign and local investment in IT and software development market. Projects like Brightspyre, Scybe, PakTranslations.com, and many other companies working in the development sector are poised and ready to receive investment through their projects.

The list of speakers for Islamabad is as follows:

  • Ovais Ashraf, CEO, Trivor Software / Trango
  • Faisal Chohan, CEO Cogilent Systems / Brightspyre ; possibly also Atif Mumtaz
  • Faizan Buzdar – CEO, Scrybe Corp.
  • Osama Hashmi, CEO, CDF Software – (Green & White)
  • Zahid Mirza, Netsol Technologies
  • Saeed Qadri, CEO, Voxel Communications
  • Faisal Qureshi, CEO, Kolachi Advanced Technologies
  • Jehan Ara, President, PASHA

It will be a 3 hour session, like the one held in Karachi with PixSense and the one planned for Lahore.

Date: Thursday, January 31.
Time: 6pm to 9pm.
Venue: LMK Resources, ETC beside Marriot Islamabad.
Organizers: LMK Resources, P@SHA, Green and White.
Courtesy: Green & White
Link: [Green & White Post]
Investor? Info for you.

3 Comments so far

  1. Indian (unregistered) on January 31st, 2008 @ 5:36 pm

    "You must be living under a rock or in a cave not to know that Pakistan today is a hotbed for foreign and local investment in IT
    "
    hotbed in IT??? You mean International Terrorism.

    It is a news for me that Pak is considered for IT investment by western firms. Can you point out some news item.


  2. Osama A. (unregistered) on February 1st, 2008 @ 1:21 am

    Awesome – Thanks for the coverage!


  3. Phil (unregistered) on February 1st, 2008 @ 11:21 am

    Indian: Please give PSEB website and Green & White websites a visit. Thanks.

    Osama: Great event, a post-event post is due. We can use a lot of these, and I be your efforts will harvest the best from Islamabad/Rawalpindi.



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