Selected delegates will represent Pakistan at the 8th annual Startup Grind Global Conference where they will be joining more than 8,000 founders and investors from around the world to exchange ideas and best practices for how to grow their organizations. These delegates will also be joined at the conference by leading technology entrepreneurs, including Reid Hoffman (Linkedin, Greylock Partners), Cal Henderson (Slack), Steve Huffman (Reddit), Guy Kawasaki (Canva), Dr. Andrew Ng (Stanford, Coursera) and more.
The delegates will also have campus visits of tech giants like Google, Facebook, Apple and Uber; technology incubators/accelerators like Y-Combinator, TechStars, StartX and Founder Institute; prestigious organizations like Stanford University, Draper University and more. They will participate in exclusive events organized by partner organizations inducing meetups, workshops and office hours with Pakistani diaspora in Silicon Valley. The delegates will also participate in the Pakistan Tech Summit - Silicon Valley.
The program provides entrepreneurs, technology experts, corporate and government leaders with unique access inside some of Silicon Valley’s most innovative and successful businesses as well as insight from the global leaders who are helping shape and build its ecosystem. Delegates meet with entrepreneurs, investors and innovation pioneers who are driving forward Silicon Valley’s culture of innovation and creativity.
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Eiza NaveedOutreach WorkerMinerva Schools
"This was my first ever exposure to the complex but fascinating world of the startup culture, and it was a humbling experience to partake in it alongside the extremely talented individuals from Pakistan. The group itself had a wonderful vibe and everyone was open minded to learn new ways to solve old problems."
Ali Wasim AbbasFounder/CEOCart99.pk
"I got so much out of it both personally and commercially... Every committed entrepreneur who wants to scale their business or wishes to build an business at some point in their life should go on this trip. A week with Arzish and his team will be one of the best investments of your time ever. You will have wished you had done it sooner.”