Fireside w/ Ziyad Parekh & Raza Naqvi (Co-Founders @ Safepay) (Presented by AWS)

Thu, Apr 9, 2020, 9:00 PM (PKT)

About this event

Join this interactive fireside with Ziyad Parekh and Raza Naqvi as they share their journey of building Safepay. Safepay is building tools and APIs for businesses in Pakistan that make it easy to accept digital payments. Safepay is a startup school grant recipient at Y Combinator.

Ziyad Parekh - Cornell University grad with a double major in Mathematics & Economics. Worked in NYC (2 years) and Silicon Valley (5 years) as a software engineer. He enjoys hacking and has a passion for learning about new and emerging technologies in the finance space. Built the first version of Safepay (p2p wallet app - Venmo for Pakistan) and then re-built the current version of Safepay (PayPal for Pakistan).

Raza Naqvi - Law graduate from Durham University. He has over 5 years of working experience at Linklaters LLP (London). He was indirectly involved with Safepay since 2018 and joined formally as a co-founder in 2019. Raza is interested in SaaS development for professional service firms and corporate strategy. He is also passionate about crowdfunding and involvement with early-stage start-ups.

Exclusive application for 1:1 Mentorship with an AWS expert

As a Startup Grind community member, you are invited to apply for our exclusive AWS + Startup Grind Mentorship Program as part of Mentorship Month.

Selected applicants will have the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one mentor session to get guidance on how to grow and develop your business and allow you to get first-hand advice from experts in your field. We offer 5 distinct mentoring tracks that you can choose from, including Fundraising, Product, Marketing, Sales, or Strategy & Ops, and you will get paired with an AWS expert in the field of your choice. All sessions are held remotely, and the program is completely free for all participants.

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Thursday, Apr 9
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM (PKT)

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