Dilawar Syed, the outstanding CEO of the American social media firm Yonja Media Group, coached aspiring younger Pakistani entrepreneurs at the moment at a workshop sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad. The workshop, held on the COMSATS Expertise Incubation Middle, taught Pakistan’s younger entrepreneurs the talents they should begin a profitable enterprise, together with elevate capital.
“America helps Pakistan’s entrepreneurs, who’re a key driving pressure to extend Pakistan’s financial progress and funding,” mentioned Robert Ewing, Financial Counselor on the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad. He mentioned such workshops strengthen entrepreneurship training, nurture an entrepreneurial tradition, and enhance the probabilities for younger Pakistani entrepreneurs to entry finance. He added that commerce and funding are the way forward for the U.S.-Pakistan relationship.
Throughout his four-day journey to Pakistan, Dilawar Syed met with entrepreneurs, know-how incubation facilities, and universities in Lahore and Islamabad. Dilawar is President and CEO of Yonja Media Group, a number one rising markets social media firm primarily based in California’s Silicon Valley and in Istanbul. Previous to becoming a member of the Yonja Media Group, he held management roles in Fortune 100 firms together with Yahoo!, SAP, Siebel Techniques, Deloitte Consulting, and Ernst & Younger. Dilawar Syed serves as Chairman of the Financial Progress Committee of President Obama’s Advisory Fee on Asian Individuals and Pacific Islanders, and on the board of OPEN Silicon Valley.
Dilawar Syed visited Pakistan below the U.S. Embassy’s “Khushali ka Safar” (Journey to Prosperity) entrepreneurship program, which has educated greater than 2,100 Pakistani entrepreneurs by way of dwell seminars, digital entrepreneurship programs, and world entrepreneurship summits. 5 Pakistani-American traders have mentored greater than 800 Pakistani entrepreneurs throughout U.S.-supported journeys to Pakistan since December 2012.