daftarkhwan | coworking | Lahore
According to a report by Research and Markets, the coworking industry has globally seen a 50% reduction in footfalls since the advent of Covid-19. In the midst of lockdowns and social distancing, a majority of the workforce has taken to working from home. Coworking spaces, bursting with community, forged by having different entrepreneurs and companies working together, have earnestly worked to adapt to the new circumstance, aiming to bridge the physical experience of work with the digital one.
daftarkhwan came to life back in 2016, serving as a meeting point for entrepreneurs, startups and enterprising companies. By offering state of the art, agile workplaces that suit the needs of the modern day, daftarkhwan has become one of the leading coworking spaces in Pakistan.
Over the years Pakistan’s music industry has taken some dramatic turns and formulated absolutely mind-blowing compositions. However, there is one unique individual who has greatly contributed to the Pakistani music industry by capturing the hearts of millions: Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan also known as Xulfi.
For our thrilling session on photography, we had our #supercommunity member, Areesh Zubair join us. Areesh is a fashion, lifestyle and travel photographer who has found major commercial success, showcased by his portraits of various cultural icons such as Abida Parveen, Mahira Khan and HSY. Driven by his passion for photography and storytelling, Areesh set out to capture people’s lives during the lockdown in his highly popularized series Duur se Portrait which depicted the hopeful message that despite everything life goes on. And now, he’s ready to share his tips and tricks with us!
In this insight’s session, hosted by Shaheryar Idrees, we had the privilege of speaking with Hammad Kabir. He currently leads Seller Revenue and Pricing Strategy for Amazon at their European Headquarters and has spent a combined 28 years within the technology and telecommunication sector with companies like Telenor & Orascom Group. Based on his experience and extensive exposure, Hammad was able to share information on best practices in pricing applicable across multiple industries. In addition to this, he also touched on how businesses are dealing with COVID-19 and key learnings from this crisis.
Ever wondered why & how the demand of digital wallet has skyrocketed in Pakistan? To understand this shift in behavior, we were lucky to be joined by Omar Moeen Malik, the Head of Digital Wallets & Payments at Telenor Micro Finance Bank Limited for an insights session, powered by The Hindsight’s Company. With over 18 years of professional experience working across stakeholder management, strategy, product development and much more. Omar is passionate about empowering Pakistanis through financial inclusion and digital payment solutions.
Ramzan 2021 is here, and we are currently facing series of struggles in order to accommodate ourselves to the new normal. The essence of this month is to care for others especially people who need help. Furthermore, the month is a guide to practice patience, discipline and punctuality.