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Porsche-Pakistan
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Why Porsche Pakistan is unique in MENA...

June 19, 2016

Performance automotive is a sole dealership for Porsche in Pakistan. Porsche is a luxury car brand that satisfies consumers looking for superior product and lifestyle experience. The team at Porsche shares the unique components of the business “no one can buy a Porsche in Pakistan without getting in touch with us; this is what makes […]

What yoga can teach people about entrepreneurship
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What yoga can teach people about entrepreneurship

June 18, 2016

“No one is wise by birth, for wisdom results from one’s own efforts”- Tirumala Krishnamacharya. Wise Leaders from all walks of life make an endless effort to maintain work-life balance. For them, self-reflection and learning from personal experiences is an endless process. Yoga’s focus on advancing spiritual, personal and professional development maybe one way of […]

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Mosaic Enterprise Challenge ready for launch in...

June 18, 2016

The challenge for Pakistan like many other developing countries is to empower its youth and academic structure. According to Alif Ailaan, the state of education in Pakistan can be best described as an epic national crisis. Pakistan’s performance on these issues can only improve if change makers and stakeholders from various segments of the society […]

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FDI: how it may impact start-ups

June 17, 2016

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is known to be an effective tool for building capital in developing economies like Pakistan. For developing countries, the positive impact of foreign direct investment is becoming increasingly popular as a tool for economic growth and strengthening (Muhammad 2007). Increase in FDI is considered to be beneficial for the growth of […]

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BISP adopts E-commerce to empower beneficiaries

June 17, 2016

Electronic commerce (E-commerce) since its inception is used by various stakeholders in the economy including the government, MNCs, SMEs and startups. Over the years the development sector has also felt the need to develop sustainable business models to fund its projects.

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The case of disabled persons in Pakistan

June 16, 2016

The ILO and UN experts report that 15% of the world’s population is disabled and 80% of them are of employable age.The report by the UN also highlights that “persons with disabilities are disproportionately represented among the poorest segments of the society and 80% of them reside in developing countries.” According to a recent survey, […]

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SPRING Accelerator: a solution for the underserved?

June 16, 2016

Among the crudest issues of the country, women empowerment remains a subject facing immense challenges and mobility could easily be one of the major contributing factors. Considering the dismal figures quoted by the World Economic Forum 2014, Pakistan sits at the bottom of the rankings for gender gap in economic and labor participation, proving the […]

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The socio-economic benefits of Cholistan Jeep Rally

June 16, 2016

The Cholistan desert, locally termed as Rohi is known for its nomadic lifestyle, tourism assets and rich cultural dynamics. The Cholistan Jeep rally, a two-day event, was introduced in 2005 by a group of dynamic individuals at Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP). It was a unique approach designed to promote the area as a […]

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Women empowerment through IT skills

June 15, 2016

Aurat Foundation, recognized as the leading institute for female empowerment in Pakistan has developed a skill building initiative for women in collaboration with USAID. The program that targets female graduates, will offer training in developing IT skills and place them in software houses as paid interns. The females will be trained for 6 months and […]