• Monday, July 16, 2018

  • CIIT

  • SSBC Abbottabad

A national level event “Shepherd’s Pie – Season 4” was organized by Student Startup Business Center (SSBC) on Jun 30th, 2018 at COMSATS Abbottabad. Shepherd’s pie is an initiative of Jumpstart Pakistan which is in line with famous TV series like Dragon's Den and Shark Tank. The objective of the event was to develop entrepreneur mindset among students and to encourage workable business ideas. The Shepherds were ready to fund a viable business idea between $10,000- $100,000 on the day. The top startup idea was to be selected to represent Pakistan at SeedStars Summit in Switzerland to compete for $500,000 in investment. A list of talks by eminent scholars, trainers, mentors and successful entrepreneurs were also a part of the event. The program contained 8 speakers, 6 Shepherds, 3 Jury Members and 10 panelists. The event was attended by more than 400 students from different universities of Pakistan. Out of 8 startup pitches 2 pitches were made by the students of COMSATS Abbottabad. Hafeez Jadoon (BBA) and Mutahir Shafiq Awan (BBA) pitched “Trout Farming|” whereas Syed Azaz Ul Hassan (BSE) presented “Erebbit – An education related portal”. Syed Afzal Shah (In-charge SSBC) warmly welcomed the worthy mentors, trainers, entrepreneurs and participants of the event on behalf of COMSATS Abbottabad. During the panel discussion he impressed upon the need of developing entrepreneur culture at universities by engaging teachers and linking with industry. The session was concluded with a vote of thanks and distribution of shields. Jumpstart Pakistan appreciated the support extended by SSBC Abbottabad and to make it a permanent part of Jumpstart Abbottabad page.      

The list of the session / events and participants is given below:

Speakers:

Mr. Ammar Jaffri - Founder - E Pakistan and Cyber Green Pakistan

Mr. Zaydan Khan- Entrepreneur | Motivator

Mr. Zahid Mehmood- Regional Director North at Intek Solutions

Mr. Wasim Ahmed- Founder - The Oxford Creative Hub

Mr. Abid Iqbal Khari-President Positive Pakistan

Mr. Mohammad Ali Toosy-Six Sigma Black Belt & Lean Practitoner

Mr. Amjad Parvez- Managing Director - TechSolve Global LTD.

Mr. Tafseer Uddin-Director and GM at Pegasus Consultancy Canada Inc

SHEPHERDS / INVESTORS IN BUSINESS:

Mr. Malik Mudassir-CEO Appsgenii

Mr. Mr. Atiq Ur Rehman-Executive Director - SA Consulting

Mr. Ahmed Hamdhan-General Manager Hajeej Int. PVT LTD

Mr. Khurram Mujataba-CEO Jumpstart Pakistan

Mr. Wasim Ahmed-Founder - The Oxford Creative Hub

Mr. Amjad Parvez-Managing Director - TechSolve Global LTD.

JURY:

Mr. Farrukh Mahmood-CEO 11 Values

Mr. Muazzam Arslan Bhatti-Founder & CEO Alfoze Technologies

Mr. Shaikh Ayaz Ali-COO Cooperative Computing

PANELIST:

Syed Afzal Moshadi Shah-In-Charge Student Start-up Business Center/Assistant Professor/Program Manager

Syed Arslan Ali Shah-CEO & Founder, Chairman at Connected Pakistan

Mr. Muhammad Jahangir Ahmad-CEO JR international pvt ltd

Mr. Asad Ijaz-CEO Gujranwala 2.0

Ms. Farhat Bashir-CEO Seerab Maps

Ms. Fatima Anila-Chairperson Innovation and entrpreneurship PCCI

Ms. Amna Masood-CEO Maven-Logix

Syed Rizwan Ali-Assistant Professor / Manager Business Incubation Bahria University Karachi

Mr. Rohail Mehmood-CEO VentureCop

Mr. Waqas Co-Founder at VentureCop

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