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Sunday, February 26, 2012

Pakistani movies entrepreneur

Shoaib Mansoor, very creative Pakistani film director, writer, and producer. He had produced many dramas for Pakistan television in the beginning of his career. He had written, directed, produced drama serial ankahi, fifty fifty, alpha bravo Charlie, sunehredin and gulls &guys. Alpha bravo Charlie and sunehre din were about military life in Pakistan army and were produced in collaboration with ISPR. He was the man behind vital signs. He was the mentor of junaid jamshaid, lead singer of vital signs.
In 2007 movie khuda kay liya was released. It was written directed produced by Shoaib Mansoor. The cost of movie was 1 million USD i.e. 60 million rupees at that time. Traditionally films in Pakistan costs rupees 3 to 5 crore i.e. half a million dollar.
This movie proved instant success and did business of 2.5 million us dollars.
In 2011 another film bol was released under the banner of geo films. This movie broke all the records of highest earning films in Pakistan. Within is 6 days of its release, it earned rupees 62.792 million rupees. Sahara one network acquired seven years satellite rights of this film for rupees 70 crore i.e. nearly 10 million USD.
Shoaib Mansoor is presently working on another project. He has earned money by providing good entertainment. His films and dramas are not only entertaining but also educative. Shoaib Mansoor or Shoman as he calls himself is a real genius of Pakistani business.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

From small broiler farm to an empire

In his college days, when other students were dreaming of huge salaries, beautiful life, he saw the demand and filled it. He is the true entrepreneur. In 1964 he started a small broiler farm of 1000 chicks. This was a patriotic act by this daring entrepreneur to fulfill the protein needs of his fellow men and women. His first flock was reared in a spare shed at his family’s edible oil business. This small initiative of Khalil Sattar later became K&N chicken.
K&N chicken a name trusted not only by Pakistanis but also by many foreigners. K&N stands for the name of Khalil and his wife. Halal certified chicken is not only supplied to Pakistani consumers but also too many other countries. Many international food outlets, in Pakistan, purchases slaughtered chicken from K&N chicken. K&N not only incubates and grow chicken but also slaughter according to Islamic method. The whole process from breeding to serving chicken is carried on by K&N, to make sure that consumer get the healthy and clean food.
The company is also exporting chicken meat to other countries. But it has to face tough competition from subsidized meat from Europe. The company is doing well in value addition to remain competitive.
Pakistan presently has nearly 387 million poultry and quality of Pakistani halal chicken is best in the world. To enhance productivity of Pakistani farmers K&N has also introduced another breed of chicken i.e. Cobb 500 in Pakistan. This breed has resulted in superior performance on low density rations, lowest feed conversion ratio, highest growth rates, highest livability, most feed efficient, best broiler uniformity and competitive breeder performance. Cobb 500 is most widely used breed around the world.
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Rich list Pakistani expatriates

Below is a list of richest Pakistani expatriates along with their estimated worth. This list only shows how well they are doing in their respective fields and racism or lack of it, opportunities or lack of it in different countries. Estimates can be a few year older. Although the list is not complete because of unavailability of data, but still it is interesting.
1.      Shahid khan estimated worth 4.1 BILLION US DOLLARS U.S.A.
He owns Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League and automobile parts manufacturer Flex-N-Gate Corporation.
2.      Sir Anwer Pervaiz (estimated worth 1.5 billion us dollars.), U.K. 
 Mr. Anwar who went to U.K. during 60’s is now owner of bestway group of companies. He started from the humble beginning in U.K. After working for some low paying jobs he gathered enough capital to start “Kashmir store”. As with every other businessman, His early days in business were difficult. His customers were generally from sub continent. Owing to good quality and low prices his business started growing slowly. In 1976 sir anwar launched bestway’s wholesale warehouse in London. Now his bestway owns more than 50 cash and carries. Till now bestway has huge investment in Pakistan cement sector, banking sector. Bestway group is the owner of largest cement manufacturing plant in Pakistan. Bestway presently have stakes in cash and carry wholesale, cement manufacturing, property, retailing, milling of rice and pulses, and banking. Sir Anwar Pervaiz got many awards from government of Pakistan for investing huge amounts In Pakistan. His worth is estimated to be 1.5 billion us dollars in year 2011.
3.      Muhammad Zahoor 750 MILLION US DOLLARS Ukraine
He is British/Paksitani businessman. He owns Kyiv post. He also has huge investment in real estate.
4.      Sattar (Shimmy) Qureshi (480 million us dollars),U.S.A
Mr. Qureshi based in USA has huge investments in property. He owns and manages many properties world wide.
5.      Akmal Khushi along with his brother Afzal Khushi 400 million us dollars Glasgow (UK)
 Jacob’s & turner, manufacturing and retailing.
Both brothers are managing director Jacob’s & Turner. Akmal and Afzal Khushi who took over their father’s business in 1977 and has subsequently increased the number of stores in the UK to 70 and expanded into 62 countries around the world.
6.      Zameer Choudrey, London. U.K. (300 million us dollars)
Managing director of London based Pakistani owned cash and carry bestway. He has a share of 70% in supermarket chain buybest in UK.
7.      Nabeel Gareeb, USA CEO MEMC Electronic Mats 240 million US dollars
One of highest paid CEO in the world. He is highest paid in technology world.
8.      Fred Hassan, USA CEO Schering-plough net worth 240 million US dollars
Merger deal of Schering-plough made him rich, he got nearly 50 million dollar because of merger.
9.      Aneel Mussarat, U.K. 38, 228.30m $, 466th rich in Britain and 21st rich Asian in Britain
MCR property group
10.  Shaf Rasul, 37, SCOTLAND, 82 MILLION POUNDS, 129.11 million dollars
He earned his wealth through Information technology and property.
11.  Maqbool Rasul, Scotland, 42.51 million us dollars.
Global video chain. Maq Rasul and wife Shenaz have three children - Zahed, Syema, and Abid.
12. Nazim khan, U.K., finance and outsourcing, 110.22 million dollars
Alexander Mann Group
13.  Mo chaudhry, 94.47 million dollars
14.  Azeem Ibrahim, GLASGOW(UK), 94.47 million US dollars
15.  Afzal Khan, Bradford(UK), 62.98 million US dollars,
Bradford-based company Khan Design

16.  Muhammad Sarwar and Muhammad Ramzan, Glasgow (UK), 25.19 million US dollars
united wholesale grocers ltd. and united homestores ltd.
17.  Aamir Khan, UK, 8million US dollars boxer
18.  Mehmood Bhatti, France, 1.65million US Dollars,

 His multi-million dollar transatlantic company Bhatti is located in ten countries and had a turnover of 150 million francs

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, pakistani creative entrepreneur

Rahat is world renowned Pakistani singer. He is a close relative of late Pakistani classical singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. He faced difficulties in the beginning of his career but overcame them by persistence. He kept on working hard. He had a break through in his career when he was invited to give music for an Indian movie. Seeing surge in his popularity he got many offers to perform. He increased his fee for performing in a function to 1.2 million rupees. Besides singing he is also a partner of Yousuf Salahuddin in a business.

About some nontraditional export industries of Pakistan

Surgical instrument industry
Pakistan has hundred years old surgical industry. It began when some British doctors got their instruments repaired by local skilled people. Today Pakistan has 8th largest surgical instrument industry in the world. Pakistan manufactures more than 10000 types of surgical instruments. Instruments manufactured in Pakistan are famous for their quality and are equivalent to that of manufactured in Germany. Pakistan exports most of locally manufactured surgical instruments. Pakistan exports 250 million us dollar worth of surgical instruments that fetch low price owing to lack of branding. Pakistan manufactures 100 million such instruments every year and export to 140 different countries.
Fan industry
Pakistan has 12th largest fan industry in the world. Pakistan manufactures 8 million fans per annum and export to 50 different countries. Pakistani fan industry provides employment to 100 thousand people. Pakistan exports fan worth of 30 million us dollars per annum.
Information technology industry
Pakistan is performing very well in this industry. IT exports are predicted to grow to 20 billion us dollars in 2020. Presently IT industry provide employment to .15 million people. Pakistan has nearly 1000 local software companies.
Footwear industry
Pakistan is 6th largest footwear manufacturing country in the world and exports 11 million us dollar worth of footwear annually. Leather from sacrificial animal is life line for this industry. It provides employment to 1 million people.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Muhammad Sarwar entrepreneur and politician

Muhammad Sarwar was born in Pakistan and then went to United Kingdom. he is an entrepreneur who owns wholesale cash and carry business. He started his entrepreneurial career at a young age. He started his first business by getting a small loan from his father-in-law. In 1982 he along with his brother, Muhammad Ramzan , founded the wholesale business named united wholesale grocers. Through this business he got the estimated worth of 16 million pounds. The brothers split the business in 2002. After the split Sarwar formed the united wholesale Scotland. Before the split the united wholesale grocers had an annual turnover of around 44 million pounds. Muhammad Sarwar is now Governor of Punjab province , Pakistan. He was educated at university of Faisalabad. He is married to Perveen Sarwar, from whom he has 3 sons and one daughter.
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Monday, February 6, 2012

Philosophies that built business empires

Gucci family
Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten.” - Gucci Slogan
W Clement Stone
“positive mental attitude” and “others people money”
Dhirubhai Ambani  
“Profit we share and all loss will be mine”
Maria b
“Provide fashion with affordability”
Sir Richard Branson
"Have fun and the money will come."
Stephen Jarislowsky
“Do no not behave like others when you are not convinced by them.”
Kazuo Inamori
“Make employee happiness the primary job of corporate management”
Sam Walton's 10 Commandments
1. Commit to your business.
2. Share your profits with your associates and treat them like your partners.
3. Energize your colleagues.
4. Communicate everything you possibly can to your partners.
5. Appreciate everything your associates do for the business.
6. Celebrate your success.
7. Listen to everyone in your company.
8. Exceed your customers' expectations.
9. Control your expenses better than your competition.
10. Blaze your own path.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

List of high valued websites owned by Pakistanis

Pakistanis are doing a great job online. There is huge internet population. Here is list of some Pakistani websites that are worth more than 100000 us dollars.
  1. Rozee.pk job portal for Pakistanis. It was started by Monis Rehman. He started it to hire workers for his other website naseeb.com. Now many multinationals use rozee.pk to hire employees.
  2. Choopal.pk it is world’s first group sms service started by student of LUMS. Choopal.pk is expanding and becoming more and more popular.
  3. TradeKey.com. it is world’s fastest growing online business-to-business marketplace. It was founded in 2005 and now has a member base of 5.7 million businesses and welcomes visits of 9.5 million buyers and sellers each month.
  4. Ilmkidunya.com its estimated worth according to websiteoutlook is 104346 us dollars.
  5. Hamariweb.com it is another website by Pakistanis. It gets nearly 200000 page views per day. According to websiteoutlook it has worth of nearly 450000 us dollars.
  6. Jang.com.pk one of the most visited websites in Pakistan. Jang.com.pk is owned by jang group and has estimated worth of nearly 1600000 us dollars.
  7. Pakwheels.com this is the place for selling and buying cars. Its worth is estimated to be 299380 us dollars while its estimated earning according to websiteoutlook is nearly 410 us dollars daily i.e. 36000 rupees.
  8. Express.com.pk online copy of express newspaper. It has been estimated to be worth 1 million us dollars and its estimated earning per day stands at 1463 us dollars i.e. 127000 rupees.
  9. Songs.pk is Pakistani one of the highest valued website as it is a music site. It’s estimated worth is 2.95 million us dollars while its earning has been estimated to be 4046 us dollars i.e. 352000 rupees per day.
  10. Olx.com.pk has been estimated to worth 764215 us dollars and has estimated earning of 1046 us dollars equal to approximately 87000 rupees per day.
  11. Thenews.com.pk has been valued at 366708 us dollars. It is ‘the news’ online version. Its estimated earning for a day is 502 us dollars or nearly 43500 rupees.
  12. Geo.tv is a website of jang group. It has estimated daily earning of us dollars 1421 roughly equal to 124000 rupees. It has been valued at 1 million us dollars.
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