What Brought Us Here?

The Story Behind It All

The impact of CMACED

2009 – Chaudhary Muhammad Akram Center for Entrepreneurship and Development (CMACED) established with the mission to equip students with the right mindset to become entrepreneurs and job creators rather than job seekers.

2015 – CMACED starts providing facilities, access to entrepreneurial network and mentorship to studentpreneurs to nurture their business ideas empowering them to be ready for incubation as soon as they graduate.

Idea Croron Ka – Pakistan’s first startup reality show is born. Innovation District 92 and Scale Up Pk follow suit to spread the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The 'Idea Croron Ka' Journey

2017 – With Nabeel A. Qadeer being the driving force behind the show, Idea Croron Ka successfully premeirs in January 2017.

To date, the show has showcased 72 startups of which 17 startups have raised a gross amount of Rs. 40 Crores from a total of 22 investors, both local and international.

The show is now into its fourth season, the closing of which will take place at Superior Entrepreneurial Expo 2019.

The masses take this show as a symbol of hope. A hope that will transform their lives.

Moving Forward with Innovation District 92 & Scale Up PK

2018 – Launch of Innovation District 92, Pakistan’s hub of innovation, Co-Founded by Nabeel A. Qadeer, Chief Innovation Officer The Superior Group and Dr. Sumaira Rehman, Rector Superior University.

It envisions an ecosystem that will transform innovative ideas into high-impact businesses.

But what really separates it from the rest is the access to an entire media house [Neo TV Network, Boom FM 106.6 – Entrepreneurs Ki Awaz, Daily Nai Baat Newspaper, Lahore Rang]

Scale Up PK – envisioned to be the backbone of Pakistan’s economy by being a support system for and bridging the gap between the established companies and talented entrepreneurial youth of our country.

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