About this Speaker
Umair Sheikh is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor and innovator with over 15 years of diverse business experience. Umair is a Director at Founder Institute, a Silicon Valley-based idea-stage startup launch program. He is a successful real estate investor and the founder of Arazi Ventures, a technology company that aims to promote financial inclusion by connecting small investors with institutional quality investment opportunities. Umair is very passionate about promoting entrepreneurship in Pakistan and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs through different local and international platforms. He is a strong advocate on regulatory reforms in the country and wants to change how regulators see new and emerging technologies. He is also a member of the working group responsible for drafting regulations for digital financial services (Fintech) in Pakistan.