TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Lahore recently held a workshop on Innovation in Energy – IoT on Friday, 26th August 2016. The prime objective of this event was to ponder over the energy alternates in the country.
To exchange the ideas, three startups took part in the panel discussion who presented their venture. The event discussed on number of ideas and solutions towards energy crisis. Following is the brief information about the startups:
It is a smart energy monitor which is connected in electricity distribution box. It connects to the internet and sends real-time energy consumption data to the back-end infrastructure where the data is processed. This data is used to generate deep actionable insights, which can be translated into tangible benefits.
LUMS based startup, it has formed a product that has the ability to convert any existing UPS into a solar hybrid UPS. Pakshine makes solar energy affordable for wider market segments.
3- Jaan Pakistan
This initiative is a social startup which aims at providing affordable energy solutions at low-income communities.
Speaker and moderators of the program
Nadeem Babar was the keynote speaker of the program. He is a senior executive with a vast amount of experience in education, finance, infrastructure and power generation. Besides being active in public sector development, Nadeem has also managed plenty of power plants.
The moderator for the event was Masroor Khan who has financial expertise for the past 2 years.
Attique Ahmed, who has 15 years of experience in mechanical engineering, was the moderator for the startup panel. In addition, he also has an ample amount of experience in audio/video industry.
President of TiE Lahore Chapter, Humayun Mazhar presented the future roadmap for the chapter. Relevant accelerators, industry, startups and incubators participated in the event.
About TiE Lahore Chapter
TiE was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals. Its mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education.
TiE Lahore Chapter was established in 2002 by an initiative taken by Syed Babar Ali. It focuses on nurturing entrepreneurial culture among the young generation. Moreover, it also provides mentoring and coaching to emerging entrepreneurs. In addition, TiE Lahore Chapter also organizes discussion forums for the entrepreneurial community.