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Umair Sheikh

About Me

Umair Sheikh is a serial entrepreneur, investor, startup coach and the founder of Arazi Ventures (Private) Limited. He has a diverse business experience and has established/managed several brick and mortar businesses over the last 15 years. Umair is the brains behind NEST and ARAZI.PK, two of the most innovative real estate startups in Pakistan. NEST is an online matchmaking service that connects, facilities and enables users to collectively buy properties by pooling their resources. ARAZI, a C2C real estate database has been pegged as "one of the companies to lead the next wave of disruption in the tech space" by Sahil Aurora and was also a nominee for the prestigious Red Herring Asia Top 100 Award. Arazi was also the only Pakistani startup to exhibit at the first RISE Conference in Hong Kong. Umair is very passionate about promoting entrepreneurship and he mentors aspiring entrepreneurs on a regular basis. He is actively involved with several local and international organisations including Startup Grind, GEN and Mosiac Enterprise Challenge (Prince's Trust).