Continuing to its tradition, Startup magazine organized 2nd Startup Expo 2016 on 15th 16th April at Jinnah Convention Center, Islamabad. People from all walks of life attended the ceremony to celebrate the annual achievements of Pakistani startups. According to recent research, it is very important to recognize the efforts of new startup companies to flourish the ecosystem in the country. Startup magazine aims to enrich, enlighten and celebrate the successes of the startup founders to inspire more people to be entrepreneurs and choose their careers without any fear.
Startup Expo was inaugurated by Mr. Michael Foley, CEO Telenor Pakistan followed by a press conference. High profile CEOs, investors, ambassadors and seasoned entrepreneurs visited the startup stalls and provided them the opportunities. A lot of collaborations and MoUs signed between the startups to exchange products and for other business development activities. Startup conference was inaugurated by Mr. Naeem Zimindar, Country Director Acumen Fund Pakistan. He appreciated the efforts of Pakistani startups for showing up from all across the country and enthusiastically participated in the event. The startup awards were presented by federal minister Ms. Marvi Memon and startups received national press attention. After the event, chief guest Marvi Memon visited the winners startup offices and personally encouraged them for their future as she believed this journey requires preservance, patience and resilience.