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Startup Weekend Islamabad to take place at Air University from 30th September

After a massive turnaround in Lahore, Startup Weekend Islamabad is coming to the capital of Pakistan. The event will take place at the Air University from 30th September to 2nd October 2016. If you think you can change the world with an idea or if you want to be heard, get trained or mentored then register yourself now by clicking here.

About Startup Weekend Islamabad

It is a platform for budding entrepreneurs where they can pitch their ideas for a startup in front of a panel of judges. Startup Weekend is one of the most popular events for pitching the ideas especially to a group of like-minded individuals.

Startup Weekend Islamabad will be a 54 hour event that will bring together designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains at a single platform to do amazing things. The event will follow the basic notion of letting the aspiring entrepreneurs pitching their startup ideas. They will be receiving valuable feedback from a panel of speakers and judges.

The event will take place on 30th September, 1st and 2nd October. The break-up of the activities during the 3 days are as following:

Day 1 – Pitching your startup idea. Voting for your favorites. Forming a team or joining someone else’s team.

Day 2 – You will need to put your talents to work and build a real product for an execution in the real world.

Day 3 – Final presentation in front of honorable judges.

Speaker and Judge

Saad Hamid will be the speaker at the session. He is a digital evangelist and community mobilizer working for Invest2Innovate as the Innovation and Community Lead.

Nahid Mahmood will be the judge at the event. He has an experience of over 18 years in telecom, broadband, banking, information security, and ICT. In addition, he is an established and credible information security leader, holding a number of leadership positions for global associations. Moreover, he is known for conducting world class IT training and events internationally.

Venue and the registration fee

The venue for this event is Air University, Islamabad. Startup Weekend Islamabad is being organized by the university and Startup Hub through a partnership with Plan9.

The registration fee per participant is Rs 3,000/-. However, for students the fee is Rs 2,000/-. In the case of availing student package, you will have to send the copy of your student ID card via email or WhatsApp to the following:

Email: swisb2016@gmail.com

WhatsApp: 0300-7382717 (Anas Tariq), 0306-6920937 (Asad ullah Cheema)

So hurry up and start registering yourself for the event by clicking here.

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