Preston University in collaboration with Jump Start Pakistan Thursday jointly organised a seminar on `Entrepreneurship’ here on Thursday to apprise students of the latest techniques to run a profitable business.
The event was held at the Islamabad Campus of Preston in which faculty and students of the varsity participated in large numbers. Eminent among the speakers were John Duhring, an Education Technology Specialist at Cogswell Polytechnical College, Sunnyvale California, Alfoze Technologies CEO Muazzam Ali Bhatti.
In his presentation, Bhatti emphasised that the reasons to become an entrepreneur include passion, a need in the market that is marketable and belief on innovation. He said start-ups must have trustworthy, reliable and diverse team members and mentoring is very important for start ups.
Regarding the issue of financing start-ups, Muazzam said that funding can be arranged in monetary or non-monetary terms.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 29th, 2014.