BankIslami Sponsors Future Fest 2022 – Pakistan’s Largest Tech Festival
BankIslami, Pakistan’s leading Islamic financial institution with 340 branches in 123+ cities, sponsored Future Fest 2022 – one of the most comprehensive tech conferences in the country, held in Islamabad from 13 May to 15 May, 2022. Spanning three days, the event included four conferences, an innovation exposition and a blended line up of Pakistan’s most noted tech startups, entrepreneurs, investors, brainiacs, techies and netizens. The event was also attended by leadership from the public and private sectors to discuss the role of technology in the nation’s future.
Future Fest 2022 was home to 30,000+ attendees, 250+ world class speakers, 100+ exhibitors, unlimited networking and 20+ activities all wrapped in 4 mega conferences. With 100+ international guests including the world’s top investors and entrepreneurs, the event featured various announcements including the launch of 3 international venture capital funds in Pakistan and many significant technology projects.
Commenting on the occasion, BankIslami President & CEO, Syed Amir Ali noted, “Hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested in Pakistani startups in recent years, standing testament to the nation’s dedication to hard work and progress. Events like Future Fest are essential for the youth to not only learn from the best, but carve their own path to success even if that means failing multiple times. Leaders from across industries shared their knowledge and young, aspiring business leaders have had the chance to create lasting connections with future tech-gurus. We are extremely pleased to be a significant part of this outstanding opportunity, and look forward to seeing the change that comes as a result.”
A conference of this scale invites attendance from business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs from around the world, promoting more opportunities for growth and investment within the startup ecosystem of Pakistan. BankIslami remains at the forefront of driving change across the Sharia-compliant banking industry in Pakistan.