State-of-the-Union Roundtable

Discussing the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan’s tech and startup ecosystem

Our invite-only roundtable will bring together on one platform key investors and stakeholders from across the local startup network, as well as participants from international investment firms and corporate organizations, as we attempt to chart the future of our thriving ecosystem.

Catch a glimpse of our previous edition:

In conversation: The who’s who of the global startup ecosystem under one roof.

JEFFREY
PAINE

Managing Partner at
Golden Gate Ventures

'What I can feel is that if you are investing right now in Pakistan, and your fund size is about US $5m, you wil probably make a lot of money. There is no question eyes will be on Pakistan.But don’t just spray and pray; be careful about what you invest in.'

ALI
MUKHTAR

Founder and CEO of
Fatima Ventures

'The number of startups is rapidly increasing. There is a lot of momentum (in Pakistan).'

JEHAN
ARA

President P@SHA
& Big Bird at The Nest I/O

‘The 021Disrupt Investor Roundtable was an exercise in trying to separate the signals from the noise around the Pakistani entrepreneurship investment landscape. The White Paper is a must-read for all stakeholders who have an interest in contributing to the local startup community.’

ENIS
HULLI

Venture Partner at
500 Startups

'When we invest in companies, we think why would some other firm want to acquire this company?'

Last year’s Roundtable was abuzz with frank discussions and striking revelations from global VCs and key local decision-makers.

Get a fly-on-the-wall look at the key insights from last year’s edition in our White Paper .

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