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Applications Open! University of Oklahoma – Innovation...

November 9, 2018

A 5 week long, fully funded entrepreneurial exchange to Oklahoma! Innovation District 92 in connection with the United States Department of State, Professional Fellows Program, brings you this program! In this program two cohorts of 3 Pakistani entrepreneurs/business educators/business professionals will travel to the U.S for a five week exchange each. One or two delegations […]

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Ten Pakistani banks suspend international banking in...

November 6, 2018

ISLAMABAD: At least ten Pakistani banks have suspended their international payment services via Visa and debit cards in the wake of latest concerns around possible cyber attacks. While the local news organizations have hesitated to share the list the banks suspending the international transactions, Pakistan Today shared the names of the bankswho suspended their operations. These […]

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Cyber attack costs BankIslami Rs 2.6M

November 2, 2018

  KARACHI: BankIslami came under cyber attack, costing Rs2.6 million from the international operations on Saturday but the bank said the amount was reverted back into the affected accounts. “We were intimated through an advisory of international payment scheme and detected some abnormal activities on transactions through debit cards,” a top official of BankIslami, who […]

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SDPI ANNOUNCES SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT JOURNALISM AWARDS 2018

November 2, 2018

Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) has announced ‘Sustainable Development Journalism Awards 2018’. The awards to winning journalists will be distributed at its 21st Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) scheduled as 4 – 7 December 2018 in Islamabad. The entries for the award that will have cash prize as well will be received from throughout the country. […]

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The Pulse of Innovation Beats Loudest at...

October 24, 2018

The second edition of The Nest I/O’s flagship event on entrepreneurship and innovation, 021Disrupt, will take place on Nov 10-11 this year in Karachi. The two-day conference aims to strengthen the startup ecosystem of Pakistan by bringing together investors, entrepreneurs, mentors, influencers, students, and professionals, all under one roof. With over 60 speakers, 700 participants, […]

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Prime Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia results...

October 24, 2018

Press Release Prime Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia results in significant understandings between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. At the invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mr. Imran Khan visited Saudi Arabia to participate in the Future Investment […]

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Innovation District 92 brings Detroit-Punjab Entrepreneurship Exchange...

October 18, 2018

With a strong focus on building an inclusive and strong ecosystem Innovation District 92 (ID92) and Global Ties Detroit are thrilled to bring Detroit-Punjab Entrepreneurship Exchange Program (D2PAK) to Pakistan for the first time! The core objective of this exchange program is to strengthen the startup community both in Pakistan and Detroit. Marian Reich (Executive […]

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Pakistani Ecommerce Startup Shopsy.pk Scales to 1...

October 1, 2018

Pakistani ecommerce startup Shopsy.pk has launched its 4th update (Shopsy 4.0), scaling its product database from one hundred thousand to one million products. This makes Shopsy.pk one of the largest ecommerce platforms in Pakistan in terms of number of products. The update also brings a more refined search algorithm and user interface. Imagine a shopping […]

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Startups from The Nest I/O Score Big...

September 27, 2018

The Nest I/O startups bagged 4 Gold and 2 Silver Awards at the 15th Annual P@SHA ICT Awards held at Serena Hotel Islamabad on September 7. These startups will now go on to represent Pakistan at the APICTA (Asia Pacific ICT Alliance) Awards 2018 being held in Guangzhou, China on October 13. WeMakers, a batch […]