Jazz xlr8 is laying the foundation for a sustainable technology ecosystem, and will provide resources and expertise to help young entrepreneurs fulfill their potential, and grow their communities. It is a first of its kind technology hub, launched under the public – private partnership of Ministry of IT & Telecom, National ICT R&D Fund, Jazz & Teamup.

Make Your Mark

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Under the Jazz xlr8 program, 5 startups were selected to attend the 4YFN in 2017 in Barcelona – Mapalytics, Lets Innovate, Madhunt, Anzen & GetPayAd. These startups had the opportunity to share their ideas, showcase their talent, get global feedback and recognition, and network with startups and Venture Capitalists from all across the world

Make Your Mark

Veon’s Group-wide program, Make Your Mark helps ‘Young People Shape Their Future.’

Make Your Mark enables Veon to make a significant positive impact on the societies they operate in, by launching initiatives and projects under one common theme. The goal of Make Your Mark is to empower young people to make a positive difference through increased access to education and inspiring social entrepreneurship, particularly in the digital arena.
The make your mark program has already been actively involved in supporting startups and incubators such as the LCE (Lums Center for Entrepreneurship) and hosting 2 MYM Connect events in 2015.


The Jazz xlr8 program aims to add value to your startup journey by providing the best, bespoke learning modules, materials and resources for the best startup knowledge.


Startup education

Jazz Casts

Podcasts with tech leaders

Jazz Connect

Meet our Mentors

Jazz Hax

Coding for solutions

Jazz TechTalks

Participate in powerful tech talks

Media Centre

Coming Soon!

Great ideas generate from diversity. The Innovation lab is your space for such collaborations leading to ideation. Collaborate and generate new ideas with the diverse set of people, while following methodologies from top design schools.


Looking for specialized skills or guidance? Hire a Jazz Mentor!

We will match the perfect mentor to your team, who will provide your startup with invaluable insight and industry experience.

High-tech Facility

Need a conducive workspace where your ideas take flight?

Distribution Networks

Access to a huge network of Jazz retailers and sales touch points

Payment Solutions

Integrate with our Payment gateway to get access to various payment options for the users

Global Affiliation

Expand your startup to other countries with Jazz Group’s support

Open API's

Through our Open APIs, integrate with our network and digital platforms

User Insights

Enrich your product by getting user insights from our best-in-class digital analytics


Our team aims to change the digital ecosystem by facilitating budding startups with the right support.

Aamir Ibrahim

Chief Executive Officer

Aniqa Afzal

Chief Digital & Financial Services Officer

Asif Aziz

Chief Commercial Officer

Ali Naseer

Chief Regulatory & Corporate Affairs Officer

Khalid Shehzad

Chief Technology Officer

Syed Raza Ali Mehdi

Chief People Officer

Kazim Mujtaba

Head of Marketing

Mian Talha

Head of Digital Channels & Partnerships


Get in touch with us to be a part of Jazz xlr8!