TechJuice is organizing a networking event for startups in Lahore

By Asra Rizwan on
November 16, 2018
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TechJuice has announced the dates of its networking event exclusively designed for startups in Pakistan.

TechJuice Circle, a close-knit exclusive event for entrepreneurs and startup founders to network with the leaders in the business, technology and telecom industry of Pakistan, is taking place at X2, in Lahore on 2nd December.

This year, Huawei has joined TechJuice as the main sponsor of the event. The Chinese smartphone brand is the second largest manufacturer in the world, popular for its innovative and high-end smartphones. Huawei is also one of the top-selling smartphone brands in Pakistan. Haris Nadeem a renowned blogger from Pakistan will be sharing his personal story and talking about his experience of using Huawei Mate 20 Pro in the last few days ever since the launch.

The networking event will host 40 startups expected to be represented by 80 startup founders, that will be handpicked on the basis of their product, progress and pain points. To mentor these startups, 15 industry leaders will be invited to help these budding entrepreneurs grow.

The usual startup events in Pakistan are designed around talks, lectures and, panel discussions, making it difficult for participants to foster meaningful relationships with leaders and mentors. Here, TechJuice Circle is changing the game by giving an immersive experience to all the participating entrepreneurs. They will have an opportunity to open up and share their personal and professional challenges with field experts from the ecosystem.

How will TechJuice gamify the networking experience?

TechJuice Circle 2018 is hosting seasoned professionals and field experts to help entrepreneurs gain learnings to solve diverse challenges. All the mentors will act as listeners, helpers, and connectors for these startups.

To make sure, every participant gets time to interact with the maximum number of mentors and fellow founders, TechJuice is taking the approach of gamification. In a 40-minutes-cycle, mentors will be assigned a group of four to six startups with two founders each.

During this cycle, startup founders will do a round of introductions and share the challenges they are focusing to solve. The mentors will listen and advise the founders to set the right direction or help them access relevant professionals.

According to the color code given to the startups, the founders will move to different tables at every 40-minutes cycle. Through this rotation program, we ensure the participants meet with at least 50 percent of other event participants and mentors.

Who are the mentors?

TechJuice is bringing a diverse set of mentors who have proven expertise in areas crucial for startups to grow. Mentors working in the technology, finance, and telecom sector will help startups to solve challenges pertaining to technology development, brand positioning, marketing channels, sales strategy, and financial management.

Here is a list of all the mentors coming to TechJuice Circle 2018,

  • Fatin Gondal, Co-Founder & CEO Webworks
  • Muhammad Khalid & Syed Sheraz, Co-Founders Clicky
  • Shoaib A. Khan, Head of Digital Transformation Solutions at Abacus Consulting
  • Zeeshan Qureishi, CMO QMobile
  • Saba Iqbal, CTO Cheetay
  • Rabia Akbar, Director Public Relations The City School
  • Beenish Tariq, Director Client Services 3scrowd – Bramerz
  • Saira Mirza, Vice President Marketing FINCA – SimSim
  • Ahmed Khan, Founder & CEO Cheetay

How to sign up for TechJuice Circle 2018?

TechJuice Circle is an invite-only event. Startups wanting to be a part of an evening full of meaningful conversations can sign up here. Each startup can sign up to two members. Short-listed participants will be invited to purchase the ticket, that costs PKR 2000 per head.

Register now to interact with experts who want you to grow and make your startup successful!

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