The fourth edition of The Nest I/021Disrupt, O’s Pakistan’s leading technology and entrepreneurship conference, is scheduled to take place this year from 30 November to 5 December.
This year’s edition will host 60+ international and local speakers from different industries, 30+ one-to-one investors and mentors, and over 500+ start-ups throughout Pakistan.
Over 5000 disruptors in Pakistan’s entrepreneurial, technical and digital ecosystem will host the upcoming edition.
Since this year’s conference is virtual, that enables 021Disrupt to extend its horizon beyond borders. The conference is supposed to lead to a brave, new future, whether it is a panel that provides a glimpse into the minds of foreign pioneers or an investor meeting that changes the path for a start-up.
The previous year, 021Disrupt hosted 1100+ attendees, including more than 600+ start-ups participating in office hours with 55+ investors. Ticket sizes ranging from $20,000 to $7 million were carried along by each investor. The conference garnered a digital presence across social media channels of 90 million viewers.
Muhammad Aurangzeb, President and CEO of HBL, Ghias Khan, CEO and President of Engro Corporation, Amir Paracha, CEO and President of Unilever Pakistan, Muneeb Maayr, Founder and CEO of Bykea, Rabeel Warraich, Founder and CEO of Sarmayacar, Aatif Aawan, Founding Managing Partner of Indus Valley Capital and Mashhood Rastgar, Chief Tec Rastgar, are the Pakistani voices at the forefront of disrupting local industries.
Global voices include Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist Canva, Mary Grove, Managing Partner at Bread and Butter Projects, Chris Yeh, Co-Founder of the Global Scaling Academy, Mudassir Sheikha, CEO and Co-Founder of Careem, Durdana Achakzai, Digital Transformation Group Director and Chief Digital Officer of Vodaphone UK, William Bao Bean.
“After several months of intense activity, we’re really excited to launch 021Disrupt 2020. It is our flagship yearly event and a lot of passion, love and effort goes into making it a reality. Each year we’re humbled and grateful for the response we get from our community. This year has been a challenging year for startups and professionals alike,” shared resident P@SHA and Founder at the The Nest I/O, Jehan Ara.
Jehan Ara further added, “As responsible citizens, we made a decision early on to make 021Disrupt 2020 a virtual event. This will not only keep our participants and speakers safe, it will also enable participation from all over the world making it an even more vibrant event. We can’t wait to have you join us!”
Backed by HBL, 021Disrupt is ready to provide all participants with the opportunity to participate, collaborate, co-create and invest in the future of technology and innovation in Pakistan with a virtual, although immersive, experience.
Reference links: dawn.com