9 out of 10 ways of Rizq can be found in business - Prophet Muhammad



LCL is an initiative of Entrepreneurship Development Institute. EDI is Pakistan’s leading institute of entrepreneurship development, consultancy and business services. EDI provides a platform to develop skills and knowledge necessary to become an entrepreneur.

The Startup Magazine today unveils the full lineup of leading figures set to join EDI’s most influential conference of Pakistan this December 2nd & 3rd in Islamabad, rounding out its stellar program of events.

This highly prestigious event provides a platform to seasoned entrepreneurs, university students, startup founders, academia, policy makers, media and government officials to come together and generate ways to strengthen the socioeconomic growth of Pakistan by nurturing the student entrepreneurs in universities This event will bring together the most influential CEOS, Policymakers, Influencers and Experts to provide the insights needed to succeed in the field on entrepreneurship.

The speakers include:

  • Jahangir Khan Tareen, politician and industrialist
  • Choudry Faisal Mushtaq, founder and C.E.O Roots Millenium Schools
  • Farrukh Bilal Qureshi, founder and C.E.O 360 technologies
  • Ahmad Salman, global project management professional, academic, executive coach
  • Wahaj Siraj, founder and C.E.O Nayatel
  • Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, chairperson HEC
  • Qaisar Abbas, author, coach, motivational speaker, consultant
  • Fiza Farhan, C.E.O Buksh Foundation & Buksh Energy Private Limited
  • Mir M. Ali Khan, co-chairman, AMZ MAK Capital Limited

The mentors include:

  • Abdul Samad Khan, C.E.O Youth Impact, certified outdoor educator
  • Muhammad Ayub Khan, founder of Master Ayub’s Park School
  • Muhammad Azhar Hafeez, professional photographer
  • Dr. Asim Mehmood, founder and executive director IHS
  • Adi Abdurab, writer, life skills coach, lecturer
  • Dr. Ibraheem Naeem,  CEO of Trade Ally International
  • Hassan Rasool Khokhar, National Sales Manager at BinDawood retail group

Topics will include “From College Dropout to Public Company CEO”, “To create partnerships that will change the world over the next 50 years”, “How to succeed in e commerce” and “Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating”. All these topics will definitely help to inspire our youth to become future entrepreneurs.

For the agenda and speaker lineup, please visit the official LCL conference website and keep up to date with further speaker announcements. The hashtag for the conference is #LCL2016.

LCL 2016


Lahore, Pakistan-August 12, 2016-

Pakistan has been into existence since long sixty-nine years. The country has been moving towards new, innovative scientific advancements but it has yet to come in alignment with other progressing countries.

Our youth searches for ample opportunities seeking a unique platform. Plan9 – PITB’s Tech Incubator being the largest technology incubator does exactly that & caters to the changing demands and needs of young individuals. The more confidence and motivation the younger generation has, the more the country will move towards growth and prosperity. “For quite some time now, Pakistan has produced exceptional startups who have raised considerable investment. Our aim is to bring them together on one stage so they may help motivate and inspire budding entrepreneurs. –Umar Saif, Chairman PITB.

To celebrate the festivities of Pakistan’s independence, Plan9 held an event, ‘Pakistani Startups Making Waves’ powered by ATX+PAK Launch Entrepreneurship Program to celebrate the success of our local entrepreneurs who have contributed to the growing success & brilliance of Pakistan.

Plan9 brought together a star studded panel of five renowned and self-esteemed individuals; Suneel Munj representing Pakwheels.com, Husnain Sheikh Chairman & CEO inov8, Monis Rahman, Chairman ‘Naseeb Networks’ representing rozee.pk, Qasif Shahid from Finja and lastly Imran Ali Khan, Co-founder Zameen.com. These individuals gave the audience an insight on their entrepreneurial journey and how strategically they moved to raise funding for their early initiatives. The panel was moderated by Nabeel A. Qadeer, Director Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, PITB.

Monis Rehman: Investors invest in you, your team, your people.

“You get sales, people see your growth, you get investments which is the secret sauce”

“Sales is most important for your startup. Build a product that works”

Husnain Sheikh:

“Inov8 was a failure till 2008. We persevered,you have to get through the tough times”

“Unless you fail, I don’t think you can succeed. It’s how you reinvent yourself.”

Qasif Shahid: FinTech on phones will make online payments much more easier-

FinTechs will come out on top”

Suneel Munj: Its all about sales and revenue!

Making some rupees is better than stating millions on an excel sheet

“For most of us sales is a 0 sum game, for me sales is a positive sum game”

“Give your #brand a personality”- Humayun Haroon shared his Patari music journey

Our alumni startups Patari, Car Butlers, Car Chabi, Wifigen, Transparent Hands, Mezaaj, Vivid Technologies and Affordable.pk also took the stage to give the audience a glance at how they started from scratch and where they are today. Registrations started flowing in abundantly and it was an event attended by some of the very best names of the industry. So don’t miss out on the next opportunity to get some amazing insight and ideas in the field of entrepreneurship and be sure to grab a seat at any upcoming event. Catch all the updates of the event on the following links:



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