Zara Shah

Homestove won Shell Tameer awards this year after competing with more than 400 businesses nationally. Zarak Shah the CEO of homestove represented his company at the finale hosted by deputy British high commission in Karachi, Homestove won the seed capital amount as the top startup nationally in empowering women category, other finalists in this category included She-Kab and Her-career.

Homestove, a startup incubated at the LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, is an online platform that allows housewives and young women to market and sell food from the comfort of their homes. It believes in providing housewives & girls an opportunity to earn and contribute financially to their families and invest in their future.

Shell Tameer recognizes & awards the best and brightest business ideas in Pakistan, it part of global Shell Livewire initiative which has helped many business grow and attract investment. Shell Tameer is also a great platform to meet potential mentors, investors and industry experts. Popular alumni of the program include Khaadi, which is now one of the most prominent clothing brand in Pakistan and abroad.