Pre-Startup Weekend Karachi 2016

    Saturday, November 19, 2016

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Pre-Startup Weekend Karachi 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Karachi, Sindh

Meet & Greet Session with Participants, Bloggers & Media.

For many communities, Startup Weekend as a program and format may be unfamiliar. This session seeks to answer questions and establish expectations about Startup Weekend for potential future participants. It can help to raise awareness and encourage people to attend a future event. Click on the links below to learn more about workshops.Business Model Workshop ResourcesPitch Preparation Materials

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6:30 pm
Arrive at the venue and get checked in

7:00 pm
Get set up for the evening and get to know your fellow participants

7:30 pm
Content Starts
Learn something new and take it all in!

8:30 pm
Networking and Goodbyes
Make those last-minute connections before you leave


Faizan Laghari
Chief Disruption Officer at TCS Private Limited

Having spent 14 years in the tech industry, Faizan Laghari is one of the most prominent seasoned entrepreneurs. His  devotion for the entrepreneurs made him create Pakistan's 1st co-working space. The last-mile logistics company Forrun, SMS interaction system Textualy and the famous event-discovery and ticketing company Happening PK are some of his finest works. After leaving 3 companies which were later acquired, Faizan now works on his new ideas.

Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Karachi is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Ahmed
  • Hashim
  • Hira
  • Sadaf
  • Junaid
  • Zarah


Hashim Yasin

Being a seasoned professional in multiple industries and a tech-fanatic with outrageous love for latest gadgets, Hashim is a genetically carved entrepreneur who has been a founding pillar of multiple Startups for past 6 years. In 2014, he converted his passion for tech to full-time profession and co-founded Aplos Innovations where he is currently looking after client communications, financial planning and marketing.

He is an active participant and organizer of TED Events and because of his passion for true Entrepreneurship he has been facilitating Startup Weekend Karachi for the past 3 years and frequently provides mentoring and guidance to budding entrepreneurs.

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