Startup Insiders #5, Islamabad, 23rd Feb

Planet%20X.JPGIn a series of events to promote entrepreneurship in Pakistan the next event, named Startup Insider #5, is being held at Planet X Entertainment Theater Islamabad. The event is open for all, so you can just drop by without any prior registration

The theme of this event is : How do I make sure my technology idea is linked with a business need and demand in the market?

Some the important questions that will be addressed in this event include.

Do I really need a killer product or service idea to be an entrepreneur?
What is Innovation? Is innovation necessary for building a successful business?
How do I think about building my product? How do I innovate in my business?


Date-Time
Saturday, February 23rd

Time
3pm – 6pm

Venue
Planet X Entertainment Theater Islamabad (Map attached in the picture)

Panel
-Jawwad Farid – CEO Alchemy Technologies
-Jehan Ara – President, P@SHA
-Faisal Qureshi – CEO Kolachi Advanced Technologies
-Zia Imran – CEO, Vahzay Pvt Ltd-
-Adnan Agboatwalla – Co-founder, PixSense
-Amir Jehangir – Consultant – Innovation Journalism Program, Stanford
-Dr. Qasim Sheikh – CEO, National ICT R&D Fund
-Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed, CEO E-Health
-Ahrar Naqvi – COO, PalmChip Pakistan (Telecom Division)
-Dr. Nazir Vaid – Chairman, NexSource
-Osama A. Hashmi – CEO, CDF Software

Highlights
-An amazing venue with a lot of secret fun activities.
-Coffee, soft drinks, and other exotic beverages and snacks.
-Two representatives of investment funds in the country.
-People who will be talking about innovation in many different industries
-Zia Imran will be coming up specially from Lahore to add his charm to the event!
-Custom lighting and fitting of the studio to suit the event.

Startup Insiders – a Green & White and P@SHA venture which continues their thematic focus to answer some of the most important questions in the minds of an entrepreneur. We covered Startup Insiders #3 here on Islamabad Metroblog. More details can be found at here

I am pretty positive that with concerted efforts, we are en route to establish a strong ecosystem for entrepreneurship in Islamabad.

2 Comments so far

  1. A for [pine]Apple (unregistered) on February 21st, 2008 @ 4:09 pm

    Thanks for event update, though the phone numbers on map are 6-digit :)


  2. Majad (unregistered) on February 25th, 2008 @ 12:00 pm

    Salaams, I really wanted to come to this but had to go to Lahore… what was the event like and what were the key messages.

    Look forward to hearing about it.



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