Meet TiEcon 2009 speaker Dr Umar Saif

October 28, 2009 at 10:49 am 2 comments

TiEcon 2009 mini Dr. Umar Saif is Associate Professor at LUMS and is a serial entrepreneur and Researcher. He is behind initiatives like:


I caught up with him to talk about the Saif Center for Innovation that he has set up in Lahore, what kind of people and companies he is looking to attract to the center and his overall views regarding startups in Pakistan.

Umar has great faith in the talent of the youth of this country and he has been working with some of the brightest young people on the initiatives he has co-founded and mentored.

Umar is one of the key speakers at the TieCon event in Karachi on November 4. He will be talking about Incubating Ideas and Pitching to VCs – something that he himself has personally done successfully.

This is just a teaser to wet your appetite for the conference on the 4th of November. This is what Umar had to say about startups and innovation in Pakistan:


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