Silk Route Group (SRG), a local initiative, conducted its first start-up Sunday workshop at 7C's café n fine dine, Sangarmaal Shopping Complex, here.
The workshop, first of its kind in the Valley, aims to promote entrepreneurship and start-ups in the Valley.
"We will be conducting industry specific start-up workshop on alternate Sundays wherein an attempt will be made to create a space for budding and potential entrepreneurs; it will be a platform wherein we will rope in valley-based CEOs and business experts to enlighten the budding lot about opportunities and hurdles in starting a business venture," Ejaz Ayoub, one of the organizing members of SRG said.
J&K Bank and JKEDI are the two lead-knowledge partners for the start-up workshops logistically supported by 7c's café n fine dine. Today the theme of the workshop was Business Opportunities in Tourism Sector. Rauf Tramboo, CEO of Highland Travels, shared his experience about business opportunities in adventure tourism with budding entrepreneurs, and offered his support to the budding entrepreneurs regarding counseling and handholding.
Resource persons CEO of GoAamir Tour and Travels, Aamir, CEO of Royal Batoo hotel, Mohsin Ahmad and Omar Malik talked about their journey in travel business. The trio spoke in length about the process of starting travel business in the valley and motivated the budding entrepreneurs as to how to overcome hurdles in a start-up.
Advocate Nadeem Qadri briefed the participants about the legal requirements for starting business. He spoke about the importance of registration, certification, trademarks, and copyrights.
Greater Kashmir is the Media Partner of The Silk Route Start-up Sundays. The details of the next workshop will be available on www.silkroute.com.