Founder, entpreneur & investor
Farooq is a self motivated entrepreneur and innovator, who specialises in Information Technology (IT). He helps small and medium sized businesses shape their offerings, products and creates strategies for distribution of them in the digital world. Having earned his qualifications in Computer Sciences, he founded Arcift Technologies and began his entrepreneurial journey.
Farooq’s career has been largely as a web developer, designing innovative technical solutions for SME’s. Farooq also works tirelessly to promote entrepreneurship in Pakistan, helping many young entrepreneurs grow and develop their commercial implementation of ideas. That being said, he founded Medium PK that is helping startups and young entrepreneurs by proving free mentorship services and equity funding. Being an entrepreneur and innovator, he’s heavily involved in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and actively working with bunch of startups in the space since 2016. Farooq calls himself a ‘bitcoin maximalist‘.
Having a high level of curiosity, he keeps abreast of the latest technology research, trends and practises, with particular interest in the rise and rise of artificial intelligence. He loves reading books and working collaboratively with authors, helping them share their expertise across the world wide web.
Believing in ‘healthy body, healthy mind’ Farooq never misses his morning run.