With extensive experience in the start-up ecosystem, Talal has been working with several companies as a Marketing & Operations advisor to drive the growth and impact of projects he is associated with.
Talal is also the founder of Business Central, a social enterprise working to nurture entrepreneurship in Pakistan. Edversity which is an e-learning platform is another start-up co-founded by Talal. He’s a personal branding enthusiast and strives to uplift the global student community.
Projects Talal Has Worked On
Founded in 2020, Business Central is a social enterprise aimed to create more entrepreneurs in Pakistan. Through initiatives like Seekho, Juniorpreneur and Record, Business Central aims to impact the Pakistani start-up ecosystem by creating education, training and awareness for entrepreneurship.
Web3 Pakistan is an initiative to educate the Pakistani youth on Web3 and Blockchain. Web3 Pakistan aims to create 10,000 Blockchain developers from the Pakistani community. Talal sits on the founding team for the community and actively advises on marketing and community building for the proejct.
Founded in 2016, Tayaba.org is a Pakistan based non-governmental organization appreciated by then Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Tayaba is envisaged as a catalyst for designing and delivering affordable solutions to address water accessibility and infrastructure challenges. Talal is one of the core-team members of Tayaba and advises on operations and marketing in the organisation.
ETHBarcelona was Spain’s FIRST ETH conference. Talal was amongst the few Pakistanis who volunteered to turn this event into a reality. ETHBarcelona is a project about the Ethereum blockchain, cryptocurrency and decentralization. Talal worked directly with the Head of PR and Communications. He also worked with the marketing team on different advertising campaigns, driving growth and PR.
First NFT fundraiser for charity by Tayaba
In order to raise awareness for the non-profit organization Tayaba’s water accessibility initiative, Talal worked with the core team and launched and auctioned a limited collection of NFTs through which Tayaba has now become the first Pakistani NGO and one of the first globally to implement the innovative blockchain-based NFT technology for fundraising purposes in the charity sector.
Personal Branding Session at the Lahore School of Economics
Talal was one of the first students to be invited to speak at one of the top ranked universities of Pakistan, the Lahore School of Economics. He delivered a lecture on personal branding and entrepreneurship.
Unicorns SCO Global Award Winner
Edversity, a multi-award winning startup co-founded by Talal was among the only 4 startups representing Pakistan at the Unicorns SCO event held in Uzbekistan. Edversity won the Global Award at the event, making it the only startup from Pakistan to win the award.
AIESEC Pathfinder Panel Moderator
Talal was invited to become a part of the Pathfinder event, one of Pakistan’s largest student conferences. Talal moderated the panel on youth and entrepreneurship and led the conversation with esteemed entrepreneurs like Tughral Ali, Usman and Hassan Shahid.
Session on Entrepreneurship at the Pak Austria Fachhochschule Institute
Talal was invited to PAF-IAST, a government university created under the supervision of the the Prime Minister Imran Khan. Talal talked to students on entrepreneurship, personal branding and how they can optimize their online presence for increased opportunities.