Zain Ashraf is the Founder & President of Seed Out the emerging talent of Gujranwala City and an optimistic person toward the better future of Pakistan.
We, Gujranwala Team Call Zain Ashraf Mughal As a Future of Gujranwala who not only aims to make The Gujranwala city a beautiful as well as a place to invest and to do business.
Zain Ashraf Mughal, Founder and CEO of the pioneering social entrepreneurship platform Seed Out, was named and listed on the prestigious FORBES 30under30 list of social entrepreneurs for 2019 in Asia. At the age of 28, Zain Ashraf Mughal is one of Pakistan’s youngest CEO’s in this field of social entrepreneurship.
Through his organization, Seed Out, a crowd funding platform that is a non-profit, non-religious and non-political organization, Zain Ashraf Mughal works to alleviate poverty by establishing micro-entrepreneurs through interest-free micro financing and creation of sustainable economic activity. Seed Out’s beneficiaries belong to the lowest socio-economic segment of the society. In the 4 years since its inception, Seed Out has raised 600+ entrepreneurs in four cities across Pakistan with an average financing of PKR 90,000 per person. Under Zain Ashraf Mughal’s leadership, 1600 children have gone back to school and left child labour.
After acquiring a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami and majoring in Entrepreneurship, Zain Ashraf Mughal has built up a team of entrepreneurs all over Pakistan with Seed Out. Zain Ashraf Mughal is also the first Pakistani to receive the Commonwealth Youth Award for Excellence in Development work in London at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018, where he was a part of the roundtable meeting with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge for sustainable development work in Commonwealth countries. Zain was also met by Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, where they further praised and encouraged the model of Seed Out.
Zain Ashraf Holds the first innitiater as crowdfunding platform that works to end poverty by establishing entrepreneurs with interest-free micro financing.The Idea was not new but difficult to implemt in Pakistan and Zain Ashraf Made it possible to moralize this idea of Seed Out where Donors can choose to donate or lend to projects listed on the nonprofit’s website and can track progress along the way. When repayment is made, the organization helps to reinvest the sum into other projects.
His effort toward Gujranwala City is also remarkable at this young age he holds a vision to make the City step forward which never ever was highlighted ever before with such brighter prespective.