MITEFP-OPEN host BAP 2008 on Nov 24 at Avari in Karachi
MITEFP-OPEN (MIT Enterprise Forum of Pakistan – Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs) BAP-2008 (Business Acceleration Program) is to be held from 3 – 8 PM on November 24th, 2008, at the Khurshid Mahal, Avari Hotel, Karachi. Those who attended BAP in 2007 will remember what a great event it was. Dr. Zahir A. Syed and Syed Azhar A. Rizvi should be congratulated on their efforts to assist the growth of companies in the IT sector. More power to them!
This year five finalists will be making their presentations at the event. The Judges will be led by Mr. Ken Morse, MD MIT Entrepreneurship Center.
The judges include:
1. Ken Morse, MD MIT Entrepreneurship Center
2. Imaran Sayeed, Senior Vice President Global Industry & IT Solutions, Keane Inc.
3. Jamshed Khan, Vice President, Investments – Quantitative Services Group, RiverSource Investments.
4. Muddasar Malik, CEO BMA
5. Omar Hussain, President and CEO, Imprivata
6. Naeem Zamindar, Vice President & Head of Broadband Business Division, Mobilink
7. Jauher Zaidi, CEO Palmchip
8. Zafar Khan, CEO Sofizar
The finalists comprise of:
* Cogilent (BrightSpyre) Solutions (http://cogilent.com/index.php) : A company that provides online hiring automation solution for employers, headhunters and recruiters.
* CyberSoft Technologies (http://www.cybersoft-tech.com/index1.htm ): CyberSoft Technologies is an IT services company focusing on Debt Collection.
* Kraysis (http://www.kraysis.com ) : Kraysis provides third party independent software quality assurance services.
* SofCom (http://www.sofcom.net ) : Sofcom provides products in the area of Human Capital Management, Process Monitoring, Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
* Voizar (http://www.voizar.com ) : Provides a wholesale marketplace to trade VoIP capacity.
It promises to be an interesting event that will provide an opportunity to network and learn from industry stalwarts from Pakistan as well as the US.
Shafi Shaikh 522-0962 and 0300-8204425
Riaz Khan 547-3050 and 0345-2728472
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