Startup Weekend UNI Kabul City
Wednesday, August 8 - 10, 2018
Wednesday, August 8 - 10, 2018
Event starts at 3:30 pm
Kabul University, 3 rd District, Kabul, Afghanistan
په (سټارټ اپ ویکنډ کابل) کی به افغانان د دریو ورځو لپاره د خپلو سوداګري مفکورو د شریکولو لپاره یو ځای کیږي تر څو د خپلې سوداګرۍ لپاره اړین فرصتونه ترلاسه کړي. غوره شوي ګډون کوونکي به د هیواد د نامتو سوداګرانو څخه د خپلی سوداګرۍ د پرمختګ لپاره ارزښتناکه معلومات تر لاسه کړي!
At Startup Weekend Kabul, Afghans will come together over three days to pitch their ideas and form teams to market their businesses. Selected participants will obtain invaluable mentorship from top business leaders in Afghanistan and develop the skills to bring business ideas to life!
Wednesday August 8th
Thursday August 9th
Friday August 10th
Mr. Wais was born in Afghanistan and raised in the UK. He started his career as an investment banker in the City of London but after completing his Masters in Business Administration specialized in International Economics, he returned back to Afghanistan and successfully oversaw the delivery of numerous development programs for development consultancies and the United Nations (UN).
Mr. Wais was aspired to contribute to the development of Afghanistan. After his work with UN agencies, Mr. Wais decided to establish AKS to support international donor programs with intend to assist in the development of Afghanistan economically and politically.
Sher Shah Rahim
Chief Technology Officer AHG
Director of International Donor Relations at Global Partners – Afghanistan
Coaches and Mentors
Sarabi has a wide range of experience in program management of construction projects, training and capacity building, procurement and administration programs funded by British Embassy, GIZ and DFID.
Founder of One Stop Advertising Center
Executive Director at Basya Organization
Mohammad Waris Mustamandi
Head of programs
Mr. Mauj has over 7 years of experience in program management, focusing on transparency and capacity building. He is currently Head of Programs at Integrity Watch Afghanistan, the leading Afghan anti-corruption watchdog, managing the programs collaborating with SIGAR, USIP, EU, DFID, GIZ among other donors. He previously worked at Kabul Engineering Technical Organization, focusing on poverty reduction through skills development and jobs creation schemes funded by UNDP, GIZ and US Embassy. He also interned at ILTIS GmbH in Germany on international sustainable development. Me. Mauj has over 5 years of experience in youth leadership development through AIESEC, the world's largest youth-run organization. He is currently chairman of Board of Advisors at AIESEC in Afghanistan, supporting the national executive team. He previously led as national president and vice-president of the organization, providing international exchange and learning opportunities for hundreds of Afghan youth e.g. internships, conferences, trainings.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend UNI Kabul City team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Techstars Startup Weekend Kabul is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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