Forbes has revealed its ‘30 under 30’ 2018 list and four Pakistani’s are part of the list. The list is compiled from 30 different industries and 600 individuals all under 30 are part of the list.
- First Pakistani part of the list is Sarah Ahmed. She is 28 years old and she is the founder of Warp + Weft. The industry Sarah is working in is Retail and E-commerce. Wrap + Weft is a premium denim brand. It weaves its own fabric to guarantee the best product for the customers, no matter what your size is. The company has gained revenue of $2.5 million in just one year.“I’ve grown up watching my family create products with it from our production mills in Pakistan,” said Sarah Ahmed.
- Second Pakistani part of the list is S Zayd Enam. He is 25 years old and he is the CEO of Cresta. The category his company falls in is Enterprise Technology. Enam dropped out of his Ph.D. program at Stanford and founded Cresta.ai. The aim of his startup is to provide quality customer services with the help of AI.
- Third Pakistani part of the list is Khizer Hayat. He is 28 years old and he is the CTO of ThroughPut Inc. His company falls into Enterprise Technology category. Hayat cofounded ThroughPut. His firm is a data science automation firm that estimates the waste in supply chain and logistics operations. Also, solutions and recommendations are offered to eliminate bottlenecks and areas of concern. Hayat is also running an NGO called Teach Pakistan Initiative. As the name suggests the NGO’s goal is to bring betterment in the educational system of rural Pakistan.
- Fourth and last Pakistani part of the list is Raza Munir. He is 29 years old. He is the Co-founder of Climb Credit. Raza Munir Company falls in Education Category. The aim of his startup is to innovatively fight student debt: ROI lending. The startup has provided the loan to more than 5000 students, studying in 60 different schools.
Pakistani youth is working on different unique ideas and it is being acknowledged. It is good to know that youngster under 30 in Pakistan are getting global acknowledgment. It will give hope and encouragement to those who have great ideas but are unsure whether to work on them or not. The message is clear, give your idea a chance.