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-15 startups pitched their idea to local and international shepherds at the Flagship Event of JumpStart Pakistan Shepherd’s PIE and ultimately top 5 pitched their idea in International Seedstars World event in Karachi, being organized by JumpStart Pakistan on 16th and 17th September, 2015 at Expo Center Karachi-
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JumpStart Pakistan is an organization that believe in the power of ideas to change lives, attitudes and eventually, the world. We endeavor to help those individuals who learn to play their part in adding something better to common man’s life.
JumpStart Pakistan year ago launched its Flagship Event Shepherd’s PIE with an ideologies to provide a platform where startups meets investors. Shepherd’s PIE Islamabad and Lahore were a massive success and 10 startups in total were selected.
Final round of Shepherd’s Pie was held in Karachi on 16th September, 2015. Where 14 Startups pitched in front of Shepherds (investors) including Mr. Azhar Rizvi, Mr. Salim Gauri (CEO NetSol Technologies), Mr. Asif Peer (Systems Limited), Mr. Tahir Masood (Microsoft), Mr. Farzal Dojki (DotZero), Mr. Zakiuddin Ahmed (President Open Karachi), Mr. Humayun Mazhar, Mr. Charlie Graham Brown (CFO Seedstars World), Mr. Khurram Mujtaba (CEO JumpStart Pakistan), Mr. Umer Maqbool (Binex Solutions) and many more to secure the investment in their startup and fight for a chance to be selected as top 5 to reserve their slot to pitch in Pre – Seedstars World Event on 17th September, 2015 along with 5 selected startups from Lahore and 5 from Islamabad.
Seedstars World the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes brought its trilogy to Pakistan for the first time in collaboration to JumpStart Pakistan on 17th September, 2015.
15 Selected Startups pitched their idea before the Seedstar World’s Jury and National Jury to compete. DoctHERS a novel healthcare marketplace that connects female doctors to millions of underserved patients in real-time while leveraging online technology, was selected the best startup from Pakistan which earned a ticket to Switzerland for Seedstar World’s finale in March, 2016 where 50 Startups from 50 different countries will pitch for $1.5 Million investment. My Smart Remote stood second whereas Jewelry Design Pro stood third.
Seedstars Karachi also featured several keynote speeches by Ms. Sadaf Mehmood (Seed Ventures), Mr. Khurram Mujtaba (JumpStart Pakistan), Mr. Abid Beli, Mr. Faiq Sadiq (HBL) and many more.
JumpStart also announced at the end of the conference at the cake cutting ceremony that it is launching a Startup City initiative where 50 cities of Pakistan initially will be made as startup city. In addition to this the other main initiative JumpStart is to launch this year is a co-working space LaunchPad7 in Rawalpindi, Islamabad territory.
About JumpStart Pakistan
JumpStart Pakistan is an initiative through which you can play your part in changing Pakistan. If you want to be part of this initiative, our only requirement is for you to have an Entrepreneurial Mindset.
There are plenty of small and medium size enterprises in Pakistan headed by CEOs who went through a complete Entrepreneurial Life Cycle. They started out with very primitive setup, successfully gone through startup stage, scaled the company and achieved what every entrepreneur dream of achieving. They will be the shepherds, mentors, and investors for our new prospective entrepreneurs with excellent ideas.

 



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