Meetmehalal.com, a practicum project in the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program, has been selected to compete in the Stu Clark Investment Competition.
The competition is hosted by the University of Manitoba, and will take place on March 14th and 15th, 2014 in Winnipeg at the Fort Garry Hotel.
Sixteen teams of graduate students will compete for a $20,000 grand prize. The competition consists of one minute idea pitches, a logo competition, and two rounds of 30 minute business plan presentations. The total value of prizes amounts to $40,000.
Meetmehalal.com is a student-led practicum, brought into the program by current student Zeshan Khan who has been joined by MBET team members Mahmoud Salama, Zoe Share and Tara Scanlan.
We were ecstatic when we heard that we were selected to compete in this years Stu Clark Investment competition. The chance to network and the opportunity to participate and compete to raise funds for meetmehalal.com is truly a blessing!”
- Zeshan Khan, MBET candidate, Founder, meetmehalal.com
Watch meetmehalal.com's promotional video:
About the students
Zeshan Khan, B. Com. is the founder of meetmehalal.com. Prior to studying at Conrad, Zeshan spent five years as a Senior Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Mahmoud Salama, B.B.A. manages meetmehalal.com's accounting and finances. Mahmoud has nine years of corporate business experience in finance, reporting and budgeting.
Zoe Share, B.A. (English) leads meetmehalal.com's marketing and industry research efforts. Zoe was a kindergarten teacher prior to studying at Conrad.
Tara Scanlan, B.I.B. (International Business) manages the social media for meetmehalal.com. Tara is a social entrepreneur and the founder of ULLO, a fashion company.
Meetmehalal.com is the most effective and innovative Muslim introductions website in North America! A combination of a Muslim matchmaking and social networking website, meetmehalal.com provides single Muslims with a platform to meet other single, like-minded Muslims in a casual and fun environment while still staying true to Islamic principles.
Launched in 2013, meetmehalal.com already has over 325,000 page views, 2,200+ registered users, three marriage success stories, and averages 165 new users per month!