Mohsin is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at AutoSahulat. He was leading the startup under ignite incubation in Telenor Group for 3 months in Oslo, Bangkok, and Singapore. Afterward, AutoSahulat was pre-seed funded by Antler and currently live in Lahore. Mohsin is leading the AutoSahulat team and currently working towards scaling it to other cities in Pakistan. Prior to that he has been part of Telenor Pakistan for 10 years and represented Customer Care Department in all major Divisional and Cross Divisional Technology Projects. He has successfully modernized major business platforms including Financial Services, Billing System and VAS. He also was leading the team that planned, developed (in-house) and successfully launched “One Window Interface” in Jan’18, as a new multipurpose CRM for all customer touch points, which has saved over 20 Million PKR in annual OPEX its first 6 months.
Ghazanfar is Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer at AutoSahulat. The startup was recently funded by Antler for 100,000 USD at 600K valuation. Antler is a startup generator company based in Singapore, Ghazanfar was part of their maiden cohort of founders’ program. AutoSahulat connects mechanics with drivers using web/mobile platform. It empowers mechanics with the digital platform to advertise freely and generate more revenues. He is currently working on building it in Pakistan with his Co-Founder and has already launched the MVP in Lahore.
Before AutoSahulat, Ghazanfar worked in the corporate sector for 12 years and was also part of Telenor Groups intrapreneurial program Ignite where he was incubated in Oslo, Bangkok, and Singapore selected from 106 teams to represent Pakistan. Ghazanfar is also a mentor at National Incubation Centre Islamabad, Acumen Fellow 2019 and Entrepreneur in Antler at Antler Singapore.
Junaid has a diverse academic and professional background – a thorough ‘generalist’ who thinks and acts like an entrepreneur, regardless of the industry or position he operates in. After completing a double degree in Economics and Drama from the University of Washington, Seattle, Junaid worked in Pakistan’s media and corporate sector for ten years. He started his career in Pakistan as founding team member of Enterprise Risk Management department of Telenor Pakistan. Ultimately, after gaining key insights across multiple industries (ranging from telecommunications, plastics manufacturing to Media) he launched his own startup, called Raise d’Bar – developing a series of food products for Pakistan’s growing health conscious urban market. Junaid’s health lifestyle product, Raise d’Bar, was accelerated by Invest2innovate (i2i), and subsequently Junaid has mentored a number of startups, including the award winning social startup making cookstoves for off-grid communities – Jaan Pak, Seattle based woman beauty brand Bath Beauteas and Prokkle, UK based toy sharing platform. Junaid was also among the founding members of Dozo!, a startup based in Thailand that used beacon technology for loyalty programs and launched CricHQ in Pakistan- a New Zealand based sports technology and cricket management platform. He has also worked with Jolkona Catalyst, an accelerator program in Seattle for startups from Bangladesh and Indonesia, with their upcoming cohort of startups by conducting strategy workshops. He is currently working as Incubation Manager at Takhleeq Business Incubator in Pakistan and working towards launching Srilanka's first accelerator program.