Social Entrepreneurs – DefinedSocial Entrepreneurs are the driven,creative individuals who question thestatus quo, exploit newopportunities, refuse to give up, andremake the world for the better-David Bornstein“”
Some stats about Tech Circle in PakistanTotal no. of IT companies registered with PSEB 1,082Total no. of foreign ICT companies working in Pakistan 60IT graduates produced per year 20,000 approx.Number of universities offering IT/CS programs 110Number of IT professionals engaged in exportoriented activities (software development/callcenters etc.)15,000 approx.Total number of IT professionals employed in Pakistan 110,000Total space utilized in IT & Software Technology Parks 11 covering 750,000 sq. ft.
The Global Entrepreneurship andDevelopment Index (GEDI)Pakistan is Ranked 73rd out of 79 participating counties
Global Innovation Index (GII) –Pakistan Scores & RankingRanked 110 Ranked 140Ranked 133Out of 141Countries
Where has this creativity been used?90% percent of the people who designthings are addressing the problems ofthe richest 5% of people in the world-Paul Polak“”
Need of the hour..Promote Social Tech Entrepreneurship in Pakistan by:Bringing together those individuals and companies who are leveraging Information &Communication Technology to bring a positive change in peoples’ life;Pool the creative energy of our talented and innovative emerging entrepreneurshaving focus on Social Tech Entrepreneurship;Create awareness among technology students on how the technology can enable asocial change;Provide a networking opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to develop useful andsupportive relationships with those who have access to resources;Offer recognition by giving exposure through multiple media channels.12345