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Abbas Hashmi

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Abbas Hashmi
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BornDammam, Saudi Arabia
🏡 ResidenceNew York City
💼 Occupation
Known forFounder and CEO of Green Card Capital
🌐 WebsiteOfficial website

Abbas Hashmi is an investment banker[1], angel investor. He is the founder of Green Card Capital and a supporter of the EB-5 visa program.

Early life and education[edit]

Hashmi was born and raised in Saudi Arabia.[2] He went to Pakistan to pursue an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi.[3]


Hashmi worked for AIG as regional head for the Middle East region. In October 2012, he partnered with WeDidIt.

In 2013, Hashmi founded Green Card Capital in New York City[4], which facilitates the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Pilot Program to obtain a US Green Card to the United States.[5][6] In September 2013, he launched a non-profit filmmaking competition called Heroes of Pakistan.[7][8][9]


  1. "Bringing everyday heroes to film | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2013-09-02. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  2. "Abbas Hashmi Fills Immigration Gap Through Finance - Brown Girl Magazine". Brown Girl Magazine. 2014-08-04. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  3. "H-1B visa holders in the US can invest $500,000 in an EB-5 entrepreneur visa, and get an immediate Green Card – The American Bazaar". The American Bazaar. 2014-05-29. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  4. "Heroes of Pakistan announces panel of judges | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2013-11-11. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  5. "Saying 'thank you': Here is your chance to find a hero and make some money | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  6. Semotiuk, Andy J. "EB-5 Fraud Highlights Risks Of Investor Program". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  7. Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (2013-08-29). "'Heroes of Pakistan' short film contest". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2018-08-29.
  8. Ahtesham Azhar (August 28, 2013). "GCC initiates 'Heroes of Pakistan' competition". Daily Times. Archived from the original on September 29, 2013. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
  9. "Short film contest: 'Heroes of Pakistan' project launched | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2013-08-30. Retrieved 2018-08-29.

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