RapidCompute participates as a local cloud partner at Momentum’ 18

RapidCompute participates as a local cloud partner at Momentum’ 18

19th – 20th February’ 2018

Momentum is Pakistan’s largest Startup, Entrepreneurship & Tech Conference. Their mission is to connect people through live experiences and foster the development of meaningful relationships for professional, political or social purposes. They bring together individuals with shared interests through the cultivation of valuable content from experts and provide the right environment for them to connect, share knowledge and learn.

RapidCompute sponsored the pre-conference event held at ICCBS where over 200 startups presented their pitches. It pulled a massive crowd from the entire country and more than 15 countries were a part of it. Mr. Ali Raza, VP RapidCompute, spoke to the startups about how the cloud can help their businesses grow. RapidCompute’s network engineers held a training workshop about our newly launched self-service cloud portal that was customized specifically for participants of Momentum.

Momentum’ 18 was a two-day grand conference for technological entrepreneurs, on 19th and 20th of February 2018, at Expo Centre, Karachi. The event was inaugurated by Mohammad Zubair, Governor Sindh.

More than 300 startups participated from all over Pakistan who shared their ideas and strategies. Around 50 practicing professionals and entrepreneurs had conducted interactive workshops and seminars on successful startups and survival as an entrepreneur, in the two-day conference.

The panel discussion featured a set of important topics which included; identifying the urge and need to invest in Pakistan in absence of exits, how great-women lead and inspire change, and the challenges and opportunities on offer from EdTech. Furthermore, the participating startups availed the exclusive chance of pitching their proposals to around 25 investors and multiple representatives from no less than 20 incubators during the meet and greet sessions.

At the conference itself, RapidCompute had setup a booth at the Startup village. Over $15,000 in cloud credit were given to startups as the sales team went around speaking to budding startups to discuss their ideas. The startups who presented the most innovative and exclusive ideas, during the conference were rewarded with a foreign based scholarship, along with a grand opportunity to engage with the investors from the global market.

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