Entrepreneur

#14: Waqas Ali

Humayun Khan
October 23, 2020
61
 MIN
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Entrepreneur
October 23, 2020
61
 MIN

#14: Waqas Ali

Co-Founder & CEO, Atoms

Waqas Ali is the Co-founder and CEO of Atoms, his second shoe startup that makes ideal shoes for daily wear. The company has raised $12 million in venture funding.Previously, he co-founded Markhor, an e-commerce startup which promotes the work of indigenous craftsmen. Raised in a small town in Punjab in Pakistan, he has gone on to do some pretty big things, including starting the first Pakistani startup accepted into Y Combinator and is a Forbes 30 Under 30 alumnus.

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Music Credits

Intro/Outro Music:Track: Nimesh Tandey - Floating SpellMusic provided by Mr. Pantomath https://youtu.be/NzTMSlRVpvM

Transition Music:Storybook & Cheese (Produced by Lukrembo)https://soundcloud.com/lukrembo

Episode Transcript

Humayun Khan
Designer & Storyteller

I'm a product designer that consults with startups and enterprise software companies to pay for my fiction writing habit. My debut novel is coming out in 2022 courtesy of Penguin Teen.