Selected delegates will represent Pakistan at the 8th annual Startup Grind Global Conference where they will join 8,000+ founders and investors from around the world and participate in keynote and fireside sessions to exchange ideas and best practices for how to grow their businesses. They will also be joined at the conference by leading technology entrepreneurs like Reid Hoffman (Linkedin, Greylock Partners), Cal Henderson (Slack), Guy Kawasaki (Canva), Dr. Andrew Ng (Stanford, Coursera) and more.
The delegates will get an opportunity to have first hand visits of tech giants like Google, Facebook, Apple and Uber; technology incubators/accelerators like Y-Combinator, TechStars, StartX and Founder Institute; prestigious organizations like Stanford University, Draper University and more. They will participate in exclusive events organized by partner organizations inducing meetups, workshops and office hours with Silicon Valley veterans.
The PAK-US Tech Exchange program provides technology entrepreneurs with unique access inside some of Silicon Valley’s most innovative and successful businesses as well as insight from the leaders who are helping shape and build its ecosystem. Emerging Pakistani business leaders meet with entrepreneurs, investors and innovation pioneers who are driving forward Silicon Valley’s culture of innovation and creativity.
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Eiza NaveedOutreach WorkerMinerva Schools
"This was my first ever exposure to the complex but fascinating world of the startup culture, and it was a humbling experience to partake in it alongside the extremely talented individuals from Pakistan. The group itself had a wonderful vibe and everyone was open minded to learn new ways to solve old problems."
Ali Wasim AbbasFounder/CEOCart99.pk
"I got so much out of it both personally and commercially... Every committed entrepreneur who wants to scale their business or wishes to build an business at some point in their life should go on this trip. A week with Arzish and his team will be one of the best investments of your time ever. You will have wished you had done it sooner.”