Entrepreneurship in Pakistan: Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges

In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, CIPE invites you to the launch of Invest2Innovate’s 2016 Pakistan Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Report. The report, which is based on the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) ecosystem diagnostic toolkit, assesses the current entrepreneurship landscape in Pakistan, and analyzes opportunities available, as well as challenges facing Pakistani entrepreneurs.

Kalsoom Lakhani, Founder and CEO of Invest2Innovate, will present the highlights of the report, including the rise of local entrepreneur leaders, challenges in the policy environment, investment from the Pakistani diaspora, and the range of support organizations, incubators and accelerators accessible to entrepreneurs. The report presentation will be followed by Q&A, including audience participation, moderated by CIPE’s Marc Schleifer, Regional Director for Europe, Eurasia and South Asia.

Location: Washington, DC

Date: Monday, November 14, 2016