Live Stage Agenda




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    September 15, 2021
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    6:50 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Remarks

Closing

  • 6:50 pm
  • 7:00 pm
  • Live Stage

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    September 15, 2021
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    6:05 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Panel

Striking Gold with Tech Talent

Pakistan always had a great pool of tech talent, how is this pool of talent reflecting on the ecosystem and…

  • 6:05 pm
  • 6:50 pm
  • Live Stage

Pakistan always had a great pool of tech talent, how is this pool of talent reflecting on the ecosystem and how are remote environments driving demand and supply on tech talent?

  • Muhammad Fahad Tanveer Edkasa
  • Fatima Mazhar COLABS
  • Mashhood Rastgar Sastaticket.pk
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    September 15, 2021
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    5:35 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Talk

Bridging the gap between startups & corporates

In this keynote, Roberto Croci, MD of Microsoft for Startups MEA, will talk about the challenges and opportunities of connecting…

  • 5:35 pm
  • 5:50 pm
  • Live Stage

In this keynote, Roberto Croci, MD of Microsoft for Startups MEA, will talk about the challenges and opportunities of connecting startups and large corporations to work together in the region, how they can work better together, and how Microsoft is working with partners across the ecosystem including startups, government, investors, and corporations to transform the region into a global tech & innovation hub.

  • Roberto Croci Microsoft
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    September 15, 2021
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    4:35 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Panel

Pakistan on the Rise

Setting the ground on the existing opportunities in Pakistan, infrastructure and the role of the diaspora in growing the startup…

  • 4:35 pm
  • 5:20 pm
  • Live Stage

Setting the ground on the existing opportunities in Pakistan, infrastructure and the role of the diaspora in growing the startup ecosystem.

  • Rabeel Warraich Sarmayacar
  • Aatif Awan Indus Valley Capital
  • Waqas Naeem ERICSSON
  • Kalsoom Lakhani i2i Ventures
  • Qasif Shahid Finja
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    September 15, 2021
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    3:35 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Panel

Fintechs Boosting Change

Fintech companies have been riding the funding wave in Pakistan and getting traction to a level of pushing governments to…

  • 3:35 pm
  • 4:20 pm
  • Live Stage

Fintech companies have been riding the funding wave in Pakistan and getting traction to a level of pushing governments to change and adjust regulations and legislations and create more innovation enabling enviromnents.

  • Omar Farooqui Jungl
  • Owais Zaidi CreditFix
  • Naureen Hyat Tez Financial Services
  • Omair Ansari Abhi
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    September 15, 2021
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    2:35 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Panel

Powering E-commerce and Marketplaces with Digital payments hosted by Checkout.com

Discussing the latest trends in the e-commerce industry, the rise of online shopping and preferred payment methods and the soar…

  • 2:35 pm
  • 3:20 pm
  • Live Stage

Discussing the latest trends in the e-commerce industry, the rise of online shopping and preferred payment methods and the soar of digital start-up economy and the benefits to the local population.

  • Mo Ali Yusuf Checkout
  • Wahaj Ahmed Retailo
  • Muhammad Sheheryar Iqbal Airlift Technologies
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    September 15, 2021
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    1:40 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Panel

Feeding and Raising Unicorns

A conversation with Pakistan's most well-funded startups. We will talk about journeys, challenges, investors relationships and more.

  • 1:40 pm
  • 2:20 pm
  • Live Stage

A conversation with Pakistan's most well-funded startups. We will talk about journeys, challenges, investors relationships and more.

  • Omer Salimullah SadaPay
  • Muhammad Owais Dastgyr Technologies
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    September 15, 2021
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    1:10 pm (PKT)
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    Main stage
  • Report

A report on Pakistani startup founder demographics by Colabs

  • 1:10 pm
  • 1:25 pm
  • Main stage

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    September 15, 2021
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    12:10 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Panel

Global Traction: Funding and Talent

Discussing the interest of global investors in Pakistan, and talking about the unique tech talent, and the advantages of the…

  • 12:10 pm
  • 12:55 pm
  • Live Stage

Discussing the interest of global investors in Pakistan, and talking about the unique tech talent, and the advantages of the market over others in the region.

  • Issa Aghabi Access Bridge Ventures
  • Shahryar Bachani Alphabet / Google; Venture for Pakistan; Rally Cap Ventures
  • Vijay Tirathrai Techstars
  • Faisal Aftab Zayn Capital
  • Courtney Powell 500 Startups
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    September 15, 2021
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    12:00 pm (PKT)
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    Live Stage
  • Remarks

Welcome to Step Pakistan

Step's first Pakistan focused event virtually will tackle all trends and opportunities in the startup and technology ecosystem in the…

  • 12:00 pm
  • 12:05 pm
  • Live Stage

Step's first Pakistan focused event virtually will tackle all trends and opportunities in the startup and technology ecosystem in the Pakistan market.

  • RAY DARGHAM Step