Lahore, Friday October 28, 2016: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 hosted a mega workshoponFintech-The Future of FinTech in Pakistanat Royal Palm on Friday October 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
The aim of the workshop was to bring together academia, professionals, practitioners, entrepreneurs, startup founders and students working in FinTech space. The workshop focused in new developments in Fin-Tech ecosystem globally and locally and implication of these changes for the financial sector in Pakistan. What are the emerging trends in FinTech in and the regulatory issues?
Dr Miftah Ismail was the speaker for the event. He is a professional Economist and Chairman of Board of Investment. He shared his extensive knowledge with the audience and discussed how government is playing its role in FinTech ecosystem. Dr. Miftah has also worked at IMF before coming back to Pakistan & he also worked with the leading names in the country i.e. BOI, SNGPL, PIA, Ismail Industries Ltd, Candyland Confectionery and Astro plastics Pvt. Limited.
Hasnain Sheikh CEO at Innov8 Limited was second speaker for the workshop. Hasnain co-founded Inov8 Limited in 2004, with a key focus on providing technology, consulting, and cloud based services in the mobile financial services / commerce space. His organization has attained the status of a market leader of mobile commerce services in the South Asia and MENA region. Hasnain Sheikh has been in the technology and consulting domain for over a decade now, starting his career in the US with SynygyInc, the global leader in enterprise performance management solutions.
Faisal Sherjan was the moderator for the event. Faisal has extensive knowledge and experience in Finance; he is an Entrepreneur, Director Strategy & Planning, Co-Founder and Mentor of Patari,BookMe, Travly, Auto X, X Gear, Wattie and Cfx Comics.
The workshop also hosted a panel featuring startups in FinTech vertical.The featured startups included teams from KarloCompare.com.pk (SumairFarooqi & Ali Ladubhai)
Oneload (Muhammad Yar Hiraj), Finja (Qasif Shahid) and Urdubit (Danyal Manzar & Zain Tariq). Hasnain Sheikh Chairman and CEO at Inov8 Limited was the panel moderator.
This half-day program took a deep dive into technology, innovation and entrepreneurship in the field of FinTech that enlightened the audience and helped them understand this new space.
Mr. Humayun Mazhar, President TiE Lahore Chapter shared the future road map for the chapter. The talk ended on high note with active participation from the relevant circles, academia, professionals, startup founders, incubators and accelerators. The audience applauded the efforts and greatly appreciated the format of the program.
For more details please contact:
Contact Person: Hurmat Butt
Organisation Name: TiE Lahore
Phone Number: 0322-8071156
Email Address: Hurmatimran@gmail.com