APF summit attracts young entrepreneurs


ASPIRING Entrepreneurs Summit was held at holiday inn Alqasr organized by Aspiring Professionals Forum (APF) Riyadh with a goal of developing socially committed young entrepreneurs.

The first of its kind event among Indian expats was attracted by 200+ senior executives from more than 100 companies, in which Dr. Suhel Ajaz Khan, Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy of India Riyadh, graced the occasion as chief guest.

"Aspiring Entrepreneurs should utilize the govt of India start-up schemes and single window facilities to develop the self-employment opportunities and there is no need to be panic with current economic reforms in the middle East , especially in Saudi Arabia," he said during inaugural speech.

"Budding entrepreneurs should not wait for perfection to start, instead we should start and learn from our mistakes and move forward" said PC Musthafa, CEO of 10 billion rupees worth fresh food company, while delivering the keynote address.

"We should not replace the customers but should help them to solve thier problems, and at any point of time one should not compromise his values for business," added the 6th grade failure to IIM Bangalore Alumni sharing his tearsome life experiences and childhood hardships as examples.

"Entrepreneurs should touch the hearts of customers, not the pockets and innovation is the key to sustain in the market" added the Start-Up India -2017 award winner.

Shehim Mohammed of LuLu group international, Fazal Rahman, CEO of City Flower group , Nazeer Aval , CEO of resemble systems, Dr. Nadeem Tarin, Chiarman of Indian Business Forum, Sheik Salim of innovative technologies Murtaza Adil of Tata group delivered sessions of various entrepreneurship subjects. — SG