Our Story

Ours is a story of passion. We consider real estate as the surest way of gaining financial liberty, but like countless others, we have been frustrated by the obvious pain points incumbent in the system! On an evening in August 2019, we sat by an under-construction site, sharing our vision of transforming the real-estate ecosystem in Pakistan by strengthening the pillars of transparency, accessibility and trust while pioneering the journey to property ownership. In order to realize our dream to benefit the average Pakistani, we envisioned harnessing the true power of technology. And the first transaction was made on the DAO model in April 2020!

For us that sunset was a poetic gesture signaling the end of the relentless wheels of the traditional real-estate engine. We bring experiences from the world of economics, real estate, product development to disrupt the status quo and usher in an era of empowering YOU! The journey has by no means come to an end! Join us on our mission of democratizing real estate, making it a safe and reliable space to gain returns on your hard-earned money!

Our Vision

We envision a world where developmental real estate is not booked by the selected few, but the masses in general. We believe in creating a new generation of developmental real estate entrepreneurs.

Our Mission

To make real estate accessible for everyone by using the power of data and technology.

Meet the team

A team of young, passionate and highly skilled professionals with a collective experience of over 100 years

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Jawad Nayyar

Co-founder & CVO

Jawad Nayyar, holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Warwick. He is a Commercial & Developmental Real Estate Analyst and has entrepreneurial experience in Blockchain, Construction & Healthcare sectors.

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Owais Barlas

Co-founder & CSO

Owais is an avid golfer, cricketer, a polo player and a co-founder at DAO PropTech. With over a decade of experience, Owais has worked for IBM, Teradata, and Oracle. He has a degree in Computer & Information Systems Security from Texas State University.

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Abdullah Khan

Co-founder & Chief Product Officer

Abdullah is a keen traveler and a wilderness enthusiast. He has a background in business and technology consulting, urban mobility, data science and public sector advisory. Abdullah has a Policy and Data Analytics post-graduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Abid Arshad

Co-founder & Director

Abid has extensive experience in planning and delivering real estate projects, having delivered multi-billion Rupee projects across Pakistan. He has a background in engineering and is a co-owner of Tahir Developers & Builders (Pvt) Ltd.

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Muneeb Khan

Chief Growth & Strategy Officer

Muneeb is a Growth & Analytics expert, having built and scaled digital platforms. He has also crafted digital strategies and carried out business valuations in his previous roles at Jazz, Telenor & FFBL. He holds a Master's degree in Business Management from NUST.

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Haseeb Mirza

Co-founder & Director IR

Haseeb is the Director Investor Relations at DAO PropTech. He has been working in the real estate industry for more than a decade. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration followed by an MBA from Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences & Technology.

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Haseeb Taj

Co-founder & Director PMO

Haseeb Taj graduated from American University of Sharjah as a Civil Engineer and then completed his MS Structural Engineering from NUST Pakistan. He is a third generation building construction contractor currently working in Rawalpindi/Islamabad since 2013.

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Dr. Umar Taj

Innovation Lead

Umar is a Behavioral Science PhD and is an Associate Professor at Warwick Business School. He is also a part of a Behavioral Decision Making company and an Executive Teaching Fellow at London School of Economics and University of Oxford.

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Hamza Qazi

Blockchain Consultant

Hamza Qazi is the Founder and Managing Director of Interchain. He is also the founder of Blockchain Entrepreneurial Lounge 3.0 and has played leading roles in Daqiq Pvt Ltd, Satoshi Nation and Grammar Foundation School.

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Syed Hassaan Irfan

Manager Corporate & Regulatory Affairs

Hassaan holds vast amounts of experience, specializing in Public Policy & Development. Having completed his MPhil in 2019, Hassaan is currently an Executive Director at Rizq. The Queen of England also awarded him the Commonwealth Points of Light Award for his contributions.

Awards & Recognitions

Organizations We Work With

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