[The following article was published as a press release]
Idea Croron Ka Enters Season 3
The Launch Ceremony of Season 3 at Superior Entrepreneurial Expo 2018
At midday, on Saturday, 11th August 2018, dazzling fireworks on the main stage grabbed everyone’s attention at Expo Center, Lahore. It was time to reveal logo for Season 3, Idea Croron ka – Pakistan’s premier startup reality show.
The stars for this were present on the main stage during logo reveal. These were Nabeel A. Qadeer - Chief Innovation Officer The Superior Group; Lead, Host and Content Producer Idea Croron Ka, Cofounder Innovation District 92, Dr. Sumaira Rehman - Director CMACED, Rector, Superior University and Co-Founder, Innovation District 92 and Prof. Dr.Chaudhry Abdul Rehman - Chairman, The Superior Group.
Some very prominent industrialists and academicians were also present. These include Mr. Idris bin Jusoh - Former Education Minister, Malaysia; Dr. Nizammudin - Chairman, Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC); Dr. Muhammad Azam Roomi - Vice Dean Faculty and Research and Vice Dean Executive Education, Prince Muhammad Bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship; Alicia Dean - Strategic Marketing Communications Consultant, City of Austin, Texas; Sushil Ram - Programme Manager, The Commonwealth Secretariat; Arif Zaman - Executive Director, The Commonwealth Business Women Network; Kishva Ambigapathy - Chairman, The Commonwealth Youth Innovation Hub; Jehan Ara - The Big Bird, The Nest I/O; Syed Ahmad - CEO, DPLIT.
Soon after the logo reveal, two hours of live telethon was held. This featured investors and guests of the show such as Faisal Sherjan - Executive Director, National Incubation Center Lahore, Qasif Shahid - CEO FINJA, Bashir Sheikh - Co-CEO, Inov8 Limited; Rabeel Warraich - Founder and CEO, Sarmayacar and Adnan Farooq - Fitness & Programming Consultant at Shapes Active LifeStyle.
Prof.Dr.Chaudhry Abdul Rehman stated while discussing the philosophy behind the show that,
“Through Idea Croron Ka, we had to show the youth that Pakistan has new heroes – the entrepreneurs, who have the potential to make Pakistan an economically superior Pakistan. It is them who have created an impact in people’s lives and have boosted the indicators of the economy of Pakistan. It is our duty to direct our youth and this can only be done through education. The more aware they become, the more we will all progress in the society.”
Idea Croron Ka, after an immense success in the first two seasons has now crossed global boundaries by roping international partners such as USAID Pakistan SMEA, Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum, Circle Women, Teknofest Istanbul and Turkish Airlines Invest on Board which makes Idea Croron Ka the first show in the history of Pakistan to be aired during flight.