The Zindigi Prize, an innovative entrepreneurship competition, recently wrapped up its KPK Regionals at the esteemed Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI) with a remarkable display of talent and creativity. Co-hosted by GIKI and Zindigi, the event has become a game-changer in Pakistan’s entrepreneurial landscape, providing a platform for young minds to shine.
The three-day event at GIKI witnessed a grand opening ceremony that set the stage for an exciting competition. Young entrepreneurs from across the KPK region gathered to showcase their innovative ideas, with workshops, talks by renowned Pakistani entrepreneurs, and Speed Dating sessions enriching the overall experience for all participants.
One of the highlights of the Z Prize KPK Regionals was the Zindigi Academia Innovation Summit, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at bridging the gap between academia and the corporate world. The summit saw 85 startups presenting their groundbreaking ideas, pushing the boundaries of innovation and creativity.
After rigorous evaluation and deliberation by a panel of esteemed judges, MUSJ from the University of Engineering and Technology emerged as the winner of the competition, impressing everyone with their exceptional entrepreneurial vision. The runner-up positions were secured by Ootien from Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, and Aquadrone from CECOS University, Peshawar.
The Zindigi Prize KPK Regionals have further solidified the competition’s position as a catalyst for fostering entrepreneurship and creating a supportive ecosystem for aspiring entrepreneurs. With successful regionals in Lahore and Islamabad, the event’s triumphant journey continues, inspiring and empowering the youth across the country.
The Zindigi Prize organizers and GIKI extend their heartfelt congratulations to all the participants and winners, commending their dedication and determination to shape a better future through entrepreneurship. With such platforms, Pakistan’s entrepreneurial landscape is set to witness a remarkable transformation, nurturing a generation of innovators and change-makers.