Lahore: Raja Murad Khan, Managing Director (MD) of Carmudi Pakistan, delivered guest lecture to the students of BBA and MBA at University of South Asia on 22nd March 2016, on the importance and evolution of e-marketplaces.
University of South Asia management invited MD Carmudi to shed some light on the growth of e-marketplaces, and to advise the students on how they can become a vital part of the budding tech-entrepreneurship culture in Pakistan.On the occasion, MD Carmudi Pakistan shared important stats and figures that showed how the world has changed drastically over the past ten years by becoming profoundly digitalized, and is expected to undergo more digitalization in the coming five to ten years.
There are currently more than 2.7 million people of entire world population that are online; 1.1 million of them are shopping online, and the number is expected to spike significantly in near future, Murad Khan mentioned in his lecture. He also gave students valuable tips on kicking off their own startups, and how to sustain them over time.
This lecture was part of an initiative by the university management to establish a center of e-commerce at the institution to enhance students’ employability and give them an insight into technology driven entrepreneurship.
At the end of the session Dr. Irfan Amir, Dean Management Sciences and chief patron at USA, thanked Raja Murad Khan for becoming a part of university’s initiative and sharing his knowledge with the students.
Carmudi was founded in 2013 and is currently available in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, and Zambia. The vehicle marketplace offers buyers, sellers and car dealers the ideal platform to find cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles online.