“KiaSceneHai.pk” is a Lahore based startup led by the three graduates, in computer science, from FAST-NU Lahore to keep people up-to-date about upcoming events in their town. Their one line-pitch is:
“KiaSceneHai.pk” is working to keep the people updated with the latest happening in their city, making sure the “Scene” is always on.
Our team had a discussion with this startup Founder Daniyal Shahid and here it is ….
#What product or service you are offering?
KiaSceneHai.pk offers online event ticket discover for locals in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. We offer online ticketing of events with home delivery, you can order a ticket online and have it delivered at your home. For further details please Click here
#Who are your customers?
Anyone who would like to go out and enjoy events with family. Any one can view details at http://kiascenehai.pk/
#How are your customers addressing this need today?
People are relying on Facebook event invites, and many quality events are missed out due to this. And if people like the event, they have to contact a couple of people before they can go out and pick their ticket from a spot in the city.
#What is your proposed solution (product, service, or combination) for these customers?
Product as an event discovery portal and service to the customers and the event organizers to help promote their event ticket sales.
#What were the biggest challenges when you started up?
Nothing as yet to call a major challenge.
#What was your inspiration behind this startup?
Promoting event culture in Pakistan and doing it by focusing on something local through which every person can relate to, “Kia Scene Hai?”
#Tell us about your core team and their expertise?
We are a team of 3, all recent graduates of FAST-NU Lahore in Computer Science; yes you might say it’s a really wrong team to go with but our team is equally passionate to learn the business side and explore it passionately!
#What is your advice for upcoming startups and entrepreneurs in Pakistan?
We really don’t think we are good enough to give out advice, we still are learning 🙂
#Who are your competitors, and how do you compare to them?
The current most established competitor was Danka.pk and we have crossed their traffic rank at Alexa.
#How will your business make money?
Our business makes money through Featured events, organizers can pay Rs. 1000 to get their event on the front page of “KiaSceneHai.pk” and through online ticket sales.
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