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Developing An Entrepreneurial Mindset & Framework to solve Grand Challenges

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Discussed how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and use technological innovations to solve big problems globally, in MENA region and specifically in Pakistan. Develop winning products and/or services using Lean Startup Framework (thanks to Eric Ries for writing amazing book on startup, do read The Lean Startup) and Customer Development approach using The Startup Owner's Manual (thankful to Steve Blank for writing this book, and sharing enormous knowledge about startups and 21st century entrepreneurs, probably one day will meet him). Would like to say thanks to Peter Diamandis for sharing Global Grand Challenges concept.

Speaker Profile: Associated with IT & Telecom industry since a decade, having diverse experience in launching innovative Telecom Products & Services for Microsoft, Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent, and Unified Communications. Awarded “Product Champion” for Nokia Life and played a key role in launching 3 VAS for Ufone Pakistan, i.e. Background Music & Live Cricket Commentary, Collect Call, and Notify Me. Also conducted Hackathons with 300 Developers to publish more than 350+ apps for Nokia & Microsoft within a month. Managed and published more than 35+ Mobile Apps. Mentored 50+ startups across Pakistan.
Currently, he is the Founder of VISIONi Ventures, helping startups to develop a right business model and go-to-market strategy. Also, he has been teaching Entrepreneurship, Technology Innovation, Project Management, Services Marketing, and Telecom Management as an Adjunct Faculty at Institute of Business Management (IoBM) and PAF-KIET. He graduated from PAF-KIET, with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Telecommunications and holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing & Telecom Management from IoBM.

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Developing An Entrepreneurial Mindset & Framework to solve Grand Challenges

  1. 1. Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset & Framework to solve Grand Challenges Conference: 2nd International Conference for Entrepreneurial Engineering (ICEE 2016) Venue: Institute of Business Management, Pakistan Date & Time: Sunday, August 28, 2016 / 11:45 AM – 2:00 PM Speaker: Syed Abdul Basit (Founder, VISIONi Ventures, a subsidiary of Appylink 360) 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 1
  2. 2. Speaker’s Profile Present Founder, Appylink 360 (technology) Founder, VISIONi Ventures (startups) Lean Launchpad Practitioner ICT industry (10 years) MICROSOFT NOKIA Alcatel-Lucent Unified Communications Precision Technology Achievements Product Champion Award Program Manager & Startup Mentor Guest Speaker Awards Startups & Developer Community Mentored 50+ startups Hackathons 300 Developers published 350+ Apps in a month 35+ Mobile Apps Managed & Published Serving Academia (IoBM & PAFKIET) Entrepreneurship Technology Innovation Services Marketing Project Management Telecom Management Education Lean Launchpad (Udacity) MBA Marketing (IoBM) B.E. Telecom (PAF-KIET) 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 2
  3. 3. 1. CREATE AN IDEATION HUBTO CONNECT INNOVATIVE MINDS SOURCES OF INNOVATION Individuals Companies Universities Government -Funded Research NGOs Incubators / Accelerator / Co-working Space SLOW HUNCH 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 3
  4. 4. 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 4 2. THINK BIG
  5. 5. 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 5
  6. 6. 3. Solve Big Problems: Global Grand Challenges 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 7 Source: Singularity University
  7. 7. 4. DEFINE YOUR AMBITION 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 8 Source: UNDP
  8. 8. 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 9 4. Develop a FRAMEWORK
  9. 9. VISIONi Ventures help startups to turn their ideas into reality by providing a right business model & go-to-marketstrategy to launch a winning product or service. 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 10
  10. 10. Outcome: Business students from IoBM with a mission to solve Grand Challenges 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 11
  11. 11. Minimize plastic waste and use Edible Spoon to make better ENVIRONMENT Project: Edible Spoon 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 12
  12. 12. 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 13 Solving ENERGY and HEALTH issues through technology Projects: (L-R) Tiny Air Conditioner, Pressure GradientAnalysis Machine
  13. 13. 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 14 Project: JUGNU (a mobile app to report issues to local government)
  14. 14. Thank You For further details, please contact: SYED ABDUL BASIT Founder, Appylink 360 & VISIONi Ventures Adjunct Faculty, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, IoBM Mobile: +92-334-3549727 | E-mail: SyedAbdulBasit@outlook.com 9/5/2016 Developingan Entrepreneurial Mindset& Framework tosolveGrand Challenges 16

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