The burgeoning technology and startup community finally has an event for the public in Lahore, in which not only can attendees see the progress the nascent startup community has made, but can also attend talks by esteemed and notable figures in the technology space in Pakistan. The Punjab Information Technology Board has decided to organize a 2 day event known as THE MIX, in which the best startups from Pakistan have been invited to demo their products
The selected startups are:
- Juti Shuti
- Pink Ribbon
- Makerspace – DIYGEEKS
The schedule of the 2 day event is as follows:
Many famous celebrities came to the event, like Inzamam Ul Haq and Mahira Khan. The event is the first of its kind, in which the PITB has decided to hold a tech-related expo outside the confines of its headquarters, Arfa Technology Park.
This marks a momentous occasion for the tech industry of Pakistan. Many notable key speakers such as Arslan Nazir from Shophive, Ali Ahsan from MangoBaaz, and Yasser Bashir from ArbiSoft spoke on their respective journeys.
The startups also had much to offer. Absomech offered VR Gaming, while Sehat was offering free face masks to those who signed on their platform.