Student Start-Up Business Center (SSBC), UST Bannu



 

Student Start-Up Business Center (SSBC) is the center to promote entrepreneurship through engaging university students in entrepreneurial activities. The SSBC will be run by the university with initial funding by UST Bannu, HEC, and the Promotion of Education in Pakistan (PEP) Foundation Inc. New York each Rs.2 million. It will provide funds and technical and scientific base to student’s start-ups and will promote entrepreneurial activities through awareness and networking activities. Ultimately, the SSBC will provide laboratory to university students to hone their entrepreneurial skills, gain practical experience, exploit the university scientific base for commercial purposes, link the university to the local industry, and to grow sensitivity among the students to start their own businesses apart from looking for corporate/government positions.

Goals and Objectives: 

The goals and objectives the SSBC programs are as under:

  1. Enhancing Awareness about entrepreneurship (through seminars, talks, innovation challenges and so forth).
  2. Enhancing Skills (through training for studentsin basic skills such as business plan development, developing elevator pitches, and practically participating in business development process).
  3. Promoting Venture Capitalism (by establishing a long term venture fund that will raise funds from donors and investors, provide deserving students’ startups with business mentoring and initial financial resources).
  4. Extend Linkages (provide links to start-ups with relevant industries and critical business support services. Moreover, the center will work as a platform for local entrepreneurs, government employees, academicians, and students).
  5. Changing the Eco-System (to enhance sophistication of the local businesses by creating venture capital-backed business champions as well as by providing rich business consultancy to local businesses).

 SSBC STAFF



 

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Name Designation  Contact No. and Email 

 

Dr. Naveed Saif Incharge SSBC   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

 

Hafiz Muhammad Sadiq Additional Director SSBC  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Mr. Shaikh Obaidullah  Deputy Director SSBC This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

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