What is ASPIRE Pakistan

ASPIRE Pakistan is a non-profit, formed by a network of overseas Pakistanis, with a vision of a socially and Economically Prosperous Pakistan through Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

What is ASPIRE’s Pakistan Goal

To accelerate the growth of the knowledge economy in Pakistan by leading the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem, while connecting stakeholders and creating socioeconomic prosperity in an equitable and sustainable manner. To achieve its goal, ASPIRE


All stakeholders, including Academia, Business/Industry, Government, Overseas Pakistanis, on-ground experts, and relevant organizations, into an effective partnership, enhancing individual potential into collective opportunities.


A cohesive system to drive and manage technology science parks and innovation-related areas while providing national-level connectivity to increase collaboration between different cities ensuring underserved communities have an affordable access to opportunities.


Communities, academia, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and businesses with a mindset to innovate for both local and global needs while following world-class quality standards and operational practices.



We started as Pakistan 100 group in August 2020 to support 100 startups from Pakistan. Over 6,000 hours of collective work was done to establish the strategic plan for ASPIRE Pakistan by professionals with collective experience of over 1,200 years.

Aisha Memon

Data Governance Lead, Cisco. San Jose, California

Anwar Shah

Head of Highways and Transportation, Doha Qatar

Dr. Arifa Bhutto

Assistant Professor and Focal Person Technology Incubation Center- University of Sindh Jamshoro

Arshad Hussain Hashmi

Senior Resident Engineer CDM SMITH DOHA, Qatar.

Asim Siddiqui

Lead NPI Manager at Colson Group - USA

Dr. Asma Tabassum

Director ORIC, University of Karachi

Dr. Azam Arastu

Senior Executive- Aerospace

Prof. Bhawani Shankar

Professor Emeritus

Faisal Saeed

A tech entrepreneur, innovator, mentor, investor and software leader

Farah Mehboob

Information Analyst @Valider

Furquan Gehlen

Project Manager

Ghulam Nabi Shah

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Microsoft Inc.

Mr. Hasan Mukhtar

Honorary associate professor colorectal and general surgeon. London, United Kingdom.

Hassan Syed

Chairperson Aspire Pakistan, Founder NIB

Kamran Mirza

Sr. Program Director-IT Construction and Growth

Kashi Ahmed

Technologist, Entrepreneur, Founding Member Aspire Pakistan

Khalid Ahmed

Enterprise Architect at City of Brampton Greater Toronto Area, Canada

Khurram Khan

CEO & FOUNDER - Phonetronics UK & eMove

Mansoor Ahmed Osmani

Innovator and Entrepreneur

Masaood Younus

Business Strategy Enabler | Digital Transformation and Innovation Leader

Mohammad Anwar Khan

Founding Member & Global Convener, Aspire Pakistan

Munir Muhammad

Innovative Technology Consultant, Tech Entrepreneur and Innovator

Nadeem Abbasi


Naeem Zafar

Serial Entrepreneur, Educator, Mentor, Author and volunteer

Naeem Raza

Venture Partner at Mighty Capital

Naila Qazi

Strategic Lead Global Initiatives

Dr. Najam ul Hassan

Strategic Advisor, National Idea Bank

Dr. Rabia Noor Enam

Director ORIC-SSUET and NIB Program Director

Rafeeq Rehman

Author | Entrepreneur | Cybersecurity Strategy Advisor

Qahafa Azhad

Director National E&I Ecosystem Network IdeaGist - Digital Incubation Platform

Sayeeda Ashraf

Entrepreneurship and Business Growth Coach | Speaker | Mentor | Philanthropist.

Prof. Dr. Shahid Mansoor

Shahzad Saleem

Technology entrepreneur

Syed Aijaz Balkhi

Founding Member

Syed Asrar Moiz

EVP - Head of Enterprise Risk Management

Syed Hasan

Syed Hasan electrical engineer. NASA flight control engineer

Yasir Ansari

Co-founder/CEO Agility & Innovation

Yousuf Mamsa

A technologist and a philanthropist.

Dr. Rehan Sadiq

Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada