Reading:
daftarkhwan VC Exchange, powered by AWS

daftarkhwan VC Exchange, powered by AWS

August 14, 2020
AWS

Daftarkhwan recently hosted the fourth iteration of the ‘VC Exchange’ (VCX) in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The purpose of VCX was to bring forth the creme de la creme of the startup ecosystem and match them with angel investors and venture capital firms investing in Pakistani startups.

The VCX hosted a total of 32 one-on-one investor meetings conducted over a span of 3 hours.

The event was hosted virtually and daftarkhwan selected 10 startups and connected them with most sought — after investors of the Pakistani startup ecosystem.

Investors represented were I2I Ventures, Walled City Ventures, Sarmayacar, Zayn Capital & 47 Ventures. The diverse list of selected startups came from 8 different sectors and included Rnnr, Dot and Line and InventHub, amongst others.

Startups received an additional perk of attending an exclusive workshop on the ‘Art of Funding’, hosted by Denning Tan from AWS, with panelists Rabeel Warraich & Kalsoom Lakhani from Sarmayacar and I2I Ventures, respectively. The workshop dissected Careem’s 2013 pitch deck to illustrate to founders what VCs look for when they analyse investment opportunities.

The startups who applied to the program are now eligible to apply for AWS credits, while selected startups who went on to meet the investors will be getting automatic access to AWS network, tech support & much more.

VCX is a recurring event and aims to help startups access capital and grow their businesses so if you’re a startup looking for raising investment or an investor who’s willing to invest in the Pakistani startup ecosystem, then stay tuned and follow us on social media platforms of your choice!



0 Comments

Leave a Reply

Related Stories

June 18, 2021

insights w/ Areesh Zubair

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!

November 10, 2020

meet your match at VC Exchange

Speed dating also known as “breakout meetings” are becoming increasingly popular day by day.

March 6, 2021

The Wonderwomen of Pakistan — Episode 2

Fitness is certainly becoming a priority for an increasing number of Pakistanis. More and more people are joining different health & fitness clubs to get fit, shed weight or both! We hosted Mahlaqa Shaukat (Co-founder & CEO of AimFit) for an engaging chat on daftarkhwan fireside.

Arrow-up