Arzish Azam

technology · pakistan · startups

About Me

Arzish Azam is the Founder of the PAK-US Tech Exchange, a week long immersion program in Silicon Valley that acts as a gateway for emerging Pakistani entrepreneurs to connect with Silicon Valley. He is a young autodidact entrepreneur, a high school graduate; he started his entrepreneurial career at the Founder Institute in Islamabad under the mentorship of Yusuf Hussain and graduated as their youngest alumni worldwide from amongst 2000+ founders. As the Chapter Director for Startup Grind in Pakistan, he helped expand the world's largest independent network of entrepreneurs to 10+ cities, 5+ universities in Pakistan and lead the largest delegation ever to the Startup Grind Global Conference 2018 in Silicon Valley. He is going to organize Pakistan's first Google for Entrepreneurs powered technology conference "Startup Grind Pakistan" by the end of 2018 to feature the leading Pakistani technology entrepreneurs, investors, educationalists and inventors. He represented Pakistan at Obama's Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 in Stanford, Organization of Islamic Corporation's Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2017 in Kazan, Russia and has been incubated at Plan9 - PITB's Technology Incubator and the National Incubation Center in Islamabad. He previously founded (Pakistan's First Shopping Search Engine) and (Retail Analytics Solution). He is currently setting up "Ejad Labs" a collaborative innovation hub for South Asian entrepreneurs based on the methodology of Frugal (Jugaad) Innovation.

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