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TiE Talk –by Faisal Sherjan on Challenges of Growth for Brands and Startups


TiE Lahore hosted a Talk –by Faisal Sherjan on Challenges of Growth for Brands and Startups at Royal Palm on Friday July 21, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. TiE Lahore Chapter (www.lahore.tie.org) is an International, non-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship with 61 chapters in 18 different countries and 13,000 members worldwide.

TiE has always focused to bring new and relevant topics for entrepreneurs and this time was no different, the topic threw light on the challenges faced by startups and their brand development. The talk aimed to bring together business professionals, thought leaders, industry innovators, learned academicians, aspiring startups & enthusiastic entrepreneurs to highlight key themes for business development and success.

Faisal Sherjan, a former media professional with 25 years of experience in TV, new media & telephony, was the speaker for the event. Mr. Sherjan is a enthusiastic entrepreneur and co-founder, mentor and chief strategy officer for various startups including Patari, Bookme.pk, X Gear and Travly. Currently he is serving as the Director of LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship (LCE).  His Talk reflected his experience in the field and generated interesting insights and ideas for entrepreneurial ventures.

Mahrukh Ali Malik was the moderator for the event. Mahrukh holds MBBS degree from King Edwards Medical College and and MBA from LUMS. Mahrukh has been a consultant in the Healthcare sector and has worked with various international agencies. She is the CEO of Weaver Bird Group which includes companies like Instaprint, Print Cosmo, Sufi City, Sufi Builders and Mall 94. Her moderation was an informative addition to the Talk and was highly appreciated by the audience.

Concluding the event Mr. Humayun Mazhar, President TiE Lahore Chapter, shared the future roadmap that the chapter had envisioned. The talk ended on a positive note with active participation from the audience. The evening ended on a positive note with a networking session, where guests interacted with each other and enjoyed a pleasant environment

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