An Entrepreneurship Summit was held on 08th April 2018 at BIO Medical Hall, St Pius Campus, Mumbai. This grand Business Summit was organized by SIO South Maharashtra with Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry as Co Partner of the event. The purpose of this Summit was to encourage more and more people to initiate their own Startup and provide Scale Up guidance to those who are struggling with their existing business. Prominent Speakers of various expertise addressed the Business Community of Mumbai in this full day program.
The program started with the recitation of the Holy Quran followed by Inaugural words by Mr. Raafid Sahab who is the Zonal Secretary of SIO, South Maharashtra. This whole day program was divided into two sessions. In the first session speakers shared their knowledge about Startup while in the second session, audience benefited from the guidance on Scale Up. Mr. Mohd. Shihab Khan who is from IIT Bombay delivered his speech on the Economic Backwardness Of Muslims In India and through his knowledge he encouraged everyone about the Potential of Muslims in Business. Mr. Abrar Ali Saiyed, Asst. Prof. Ahmadabad University addressed the audience on the topic Entrepreneurship: Idea To Practice. He also gave several suitable examples on how to start a business and grow with stability. Later on Mr. Abdus Salam Malik, Director of Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry enlightened the audience on the topic Institutions Supporting Small ScaIe Enterprises. He also shared useful information about Subsidies and Schemes of Government for Entrepreneurs.
Second Session of the program started after lunch, in which Mr. Hamza Mauzam Ali (Founder, Standard Touch, Gulbarga) created awareness about using E-Commerce and Digital Marketing for Scale Up. A Panel Discussion was conducted in which Mr. Mirza Afzal Baig (General Secretary of Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Er. Taufique Aslam Khan (Chairman of RCCI) Mr. Abrar Ali Saiyed (Asst. Prof. Ahmadabad University) and Mr. Hamza Mauzam Ali (Founder, Standard Touch, Gulbarga) shared their valuable knowledge about Law of Success for Business. Mr. Mirza Afzal Baig shared his experiences about his journey of a successful business and an Engineering Student Mr. Hamza Shaikh also shared his experiences. Q&A session was also done where businessmen interacted with the speakers. Mr. Sunny Kumar from Ebay did a presentation on How To Sell Product On eBay. CA Sameer Shaikh provided information on Government Policies & Taxation Benefits for Start- Ups & existing business. Concluding words were delivered by Er. Taufique Aslam Khan (Chairman of Rifah Chamber of Commerce and Industry) in which he justified the valuable laws of Islam for Business and thanked all the guests and the participants.