Biggest Global Tech Event to be started in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Sep. 6 (Gwadar Pro) – Paklaunch, a major organization that makes breakthroughs for Pakistani entrepreneurs throughout the world, will host a virtual conference titled “Pakistani Startups – The Next Big Thing” on September 8, 2021.
The event will feature some of the biggest international VCs along with Pakistan’s success stories with almost all players of note within the ecosystem attending.
It is intended to serve as an invitation to the global top names that Pakistan is not only open but also has one of the most attractive markets in the world.
The conference has 15 global VCs speaking, 3 Pakistani unicorn founders in the making, and a stellar panel of Enablers from the Pakistani ecosystem.
The enablers include Federal Minister of Science and Technology, Senator Shibli Faraz, Chairman of Special Technology Zone Authority (STZA) Amer Hashmi, Governor of State Bank of Pakistan, Dr. Reza Baqir and CEO of Pakistan Stock Exchange Farrukh H. Khan.
6 of the highest funded startups are also part of the panel, and the President of Pakistan is expected to join the conference.
Top venture capitalists such as Kleiner Perkins, 20VC, Prosus, First Round Capital, Gobi Partners, Shorooq Partners, Defy, 500 Startups, Wavemaker Partners, Next Billion Ventures, and others are capitalizing on the opportunity to invest in Pakistan’s strong business models, low-interest rates, and growing purchasing power.
The conference will showcase how Pakistani entrepreneurs are building companies that are changing lives locally while also attracting attention globally through innovative solutions in sectors such as healthcare, education, and financial services.