Raising funds for business ventures
April 18, 2022: As part of its Corporate Connect Series, the IBA Career Development Center organized a guest speaking session in collaboration with Dr. Najam Akber Anjum, Assistant Professor in his class of Entrepreneurship. Mr. Hassan Malik, Chief Operating Officer, Firmwide Strategy Group at Goldman Sachs and an IBA alumnus, was invited as a guest speaker to share his insights on the topic 'Raising funds for business ventures'.
Mr. Malik introduced himself briefly and presented his journey from IBA to multiple executive positions. He stressed upon building relationships for a strong business relationship that builds on individual business successes. The business transformation process was also discussed, where he discussed how a transformation in various areas has changed the business models. Later, he also focused on blockchain technology and increasing demand for it. The session was full of real-world examples and scenarios. Students asked how businesses can attract foreign investment and raise money in this competitive environment, to which the speaker answered in detail.