Usman Iftikhar - Get Real Mentor

Sep 01, 2019

πŸ“’ Somos21 Sydney is holding the third and final event of our Entrepreneurship Series - GET REAL!                

We are looking for business lovers who want to launch their idea and are looking for a mentor who can help base in his/her experience.

Want Usman Iftikhar as your business mentor?

Usman Iftikhar is the co-founder and CEO of Catalysr, an award-winning pre-accelerator for early-stage startups that runs intensive entrepreneurship programs for high-performing migrant and refugee entrepreneurs also known as Migrapreneurs. He helps migrapreneurs to find success in Australia by building their own tech startup.

Usman is a systems thinker with 8 years of diverse experiences in for-profits and not-for-profits in multiple countries. He enjoys art, history, science, technology, music, and education, with a futuristic outlook. His purpose lies in doing his bit to solve two major wicked problems - global warming, and the global refugee crisis through out-of-the-sphere solutions, currently focused on migrapreneurship and democratization of outer-space.


πŸ† 2018 Westpac Social Change Fellow

πŸ† 2018 AMP Tomorrow Maker

πŸ† 2018 Westpac 200 Businesses of Tomorrow

πŸ† Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2018

πŸ† Vanguard Award 2017

Current Experiences:

β–Ά Global Solutions Program (GSP 2017) fellow - Singularity University

β–Ά Australian Lead for Youth Entrepreneurship Visa Working Group - G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance

β–Ά Co-Founder - Space without borders

β–Ά Non-Executive Director - Regional Opportunities Australia

β–Ά Global Shaper - World Economic Forum

β–Ά Associate Consultant - YLab Global

β–Ά Director of Special Projects - EnergyLab


♦ Master's Degree, Engineering Management - University of Wollongong

♦ Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering - Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology

πŸ“You only have until TODAY, SUNDAY 1 SEPT @ 11PM to send us your expression of interest to pitch your idea and have the chance to win a mentoring program with Usman for 6 months!

Click the link HERE to register:

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