Final Presentations, Karachi Cohort
The participants walked in with great fervor and enthusiasm as they were asked to present individually and in groups (in case of partnership business) and all of them happened to do a great job in conveying their Business Growth Action Plan.
They started off with a brief story of as to how they identified problems in their surroundings and created opportunities for their entrepreneurial venture and later moved onto explaining their Business Model using the Business Model Canvas. Since the participants had conducted market visits, it helped them in explaining the key findings of their market research and how they devised a marketing plan in accordance to their findings. Their presentations also included the founding team for their business, the milestones achieved, future prospects and testimonials of their business customers. The presentations ranged from a variety of businesses such as stitching/embroidery, fashion designing, herbal products, accessories, home décor, beauty services etc.
The judges present were Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Program Director IBA CED, Ms. Soha Zulfiqar, Manager, Women Entrepreneurship Program, Ms. Kanza Sohail, Senior Program Manager, Ms. Shahida Sajid Ali, Ms. Fouzia Janjua, Ms. Nadia Patel Gangjee, CEO Sheops and Ms. Uzma Aslam, Project Consultant, Dr. Muhammad Tariq and esteemed faculty members of IBA CED including, Mr. Kamran Mumtaz and Dr. Imran Khan.