Startups Insiders 2 – More Sponsors and Panelists – do not miss it

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Considering our stats I am getting a feeling we might be able to pass the 100-person barrier at the Lahore event.

This would be particularly true since the Lahore Startup Insiders session is now co-sponsored by Vahzay Software and Naseeb Networks / Rozee.

The event is still being held at the Vahzay site at 19-A1, E-II, Gulberg-III, Lahore

The total panelists for the event so far include:

  • Zia Imran, CEO of VahZay– The product bootstrapping expert with a strong sense of designing killer products
  • Monis Rehman, CEO of Naseeb Networks / ROZEE – Just raised a Series B Venture financing round from US VCs
  • Fahd Bangash, CEO Amaana – Held a successful one year beta, and recently raised capital and started transitioning out of beta. Experts on system software

  • Osama Hashmi, CEO, CDF Software & Founder Green & White – Me

  • Faisal Qureshi, CEO of Kolachi Advanced Technologies & Chairman of P@SHA – Walks, Talks, Thinks Inspirational leadership; Can sell you an idea in 30 seconds or less

  • Jehan Ara, President of P@SHA – The passion behind these initiatives

We’re still trying to get more entrepreneurs signed up and if we find them I’ll either update this post or surprise you guys.

Lots of coffee, snacks and food for thought.

But come with an open mind – Dont waste everyone’s time if you arent willing to listen to another point of view without wanting to criticize them

It should certainly be an evening where everyone including the panelists will learn from each other.

Facebook comments:


  • Please mention the time in this post as well.

    I’ve created a facebook event:

    That should give it more publicity

  • correction to my previous comment, the address for the event is:

  • Thanks Tabish! This is great.

    The time is 6pm to 9pm

  • Fahad Siddiqui

    salam everyone, I attended the entrepreneurship seminar on 1st Feb in Lahore. It was awesome. A great effort made by Mr. Zia Imran and Mr. Osama. It was a great opportunity for me to get involved in an informal chat with the IT tycons of our country; really benefited and motivated me a lot.
    Wish to see such events on frequent basis.
    Best of luck Zia & Osama.

  • A commendable initiative, one of a kind. A balanced blend of people from various walks of life, presenting their views and sharing their experiences which led them to be a source of inspiration for many.

    It was a pleasant gathering where everyone participated candidly, where taboos were broken and myths were proven wrong. The most inspiring thing in my opinion were these entrepreneurs taking pride in what they have achieved over the years being Pakistanis and Muslims – fulfilling their dreams, achieving their goals and keeping themselves motivated despite of all the hurdles and frustration around – instilling faith in everyone that they can make a difference with a positive frame of mind and keeping focus on what matters to them the most.

    I would like to thank PASHA, GREEN & WHITE and VAHZAY for arranging such a gathering and making it a success. This should definitely become a monthly.

    Osama, please feel free to contact if you need any help for arranging similar sessions.

    Best Regards

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