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Shepherd’s Pie Organized by Student Startup Business Center (SSBC) Abbottabad

A national level event “Shepherd’s Pie – Season 4” was organized by Student Startup Business Center (SSBC) on Jun 30th, 2018 at COMSATS Abbottabad. Shepherd’s pie is an initiative of Jumpstart Pakistan which is in line with famous TV series like Dragon's Den and Shark Tank. The objective of the event was to develop entrepreneur mindset among students and to encourage workable business ideas. The Shepherds were ready to fund a viable business idea between $10,000- $100,000 on the day. The top startup idea was to be selected to represent Pakistan at SeedStars Summit in Switzerland to compete for $500,000 in investment. A list of talks by eminent scholars, trainers, mentors and successful entrepreneurs were also a part of the event. The program contained 8 speakers, 6 Shepherds, 3 Jury Members and 10 panelists. The event was attended by more than 400 students from different universities of Pakistan. Out of 8 startup pitches 2 pitches were made by the students of COMSATS Abbottabad. Hafeez Jadoon (BBA) and Mutahir Shafiq Awan (BBA) pitched “Trout Farming|” whereas Syed Azaz Ul Hassan (BSE) presented “Erebbit – An education related portal”. Syed Afzal Shah (In-charge SSBC) warmly welcomed the worthy mentors, trainers, entrepreneurs and participants of the event on behalf of COMSATS Abbottabad. During the panel discussion he impressed upon the need of developing entrepreneur culture at universities by engaging teachers and linking with industry. The session was concluded with a vote of thanks and distribution of shields. Jumpstart Pakistan appreciated the support extended by SSBC Abbottabad and to make it a permanent part of Jumpstart Abbottabad page.      

The list of the session / events and participants is given below:


  • Mr. Ammar Jaffri - Founder - E Pakistan and Cyber Green Pakistan
  • Mr. Zaydan Khan- Entrepreneur | Motivator
  • Mr. Zahid Mehmood- Regional Director North at Intek Solutions
  • Mr. Wasim Ahmed- Founder - The Oxford Creative Hub
  • Mr. Abid Iqbal Khari-President Positive Pakistan
  • Mr. Mohammad Ali Toosy-Six Sigma Black Belt & Lean Practitoner
  • Mr. Amjad Parvez- Managing Director - TechSolve Global LTD.
  • Mr. Tafseer Uddin-Director and GM at Pegasus Consultancy Canada Inc


  • Mr. Malik Mudassir-CEO Appsgenii
  • Mr. Mr. Atiq Ur Rehman-Executive Director - SA Consulting
  • Mr. Ahmed Hamdhan-General Manager Hajeej Int. PVT LTD
  • Mr. Khurram Mujataba-CEO Jumpstart Pakistan
  • Mr. Wasim Ahmed-Founder - The Oxford Creative Hub
  • Mr. Amjad Parvez-Managing Director - TechSolve Global LTD.


  • Mr. Farrukh Mahmood-CEO 11 Values
  • Mr. Muazzam Arslan Bhatti-Founder & CEO Alfoze Technologies
  • Mr. Shaikh Ayaz Ali-COO Cooperative Computing


  • Syed Afzal Moshadi Shah-In-Charge Student Start-up Business Center/Assistant Professor/Program Manager
  • Syed Arslan Ali Shah-CEO & Founder, Chairman at Connected Pakistan
  • Mr. Muhammad Jahangir Ahmad-CEO JR international pvt ltd
  • Mr. Asad Ijaz-CEO Gujranwala 2.0
  • Ms. Farhat Bashir-CEO Seerab Maps
  • Ms. Fatima Anila-Chairperson Innovation and entrpreneurship PCCI
  • Ms. Amna Masood-CEO Maven-Logix
  • Syed Rizwan Ali-Assistant Professor / Manager Business Incubation Bahria University Karachi
  • Mr. Rohail Mehmood-CEO VentureCop
  • Mr. Waqas Co-Founder at VentureCop

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