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Enabling female entrepreneurs through ‘StartUp Academy’

June 25, 2016

The WECREATE | PAKISTAN Center, the first incubator in Pakistan designed specifically for female entrepreneurs, is playing an important role in advancing gender equality in entrepreneurship. The resources, training, and mentorship provided through the center enable Pakistani women to move from the informal sector to the formal sector while generating momentum for measurable economic and […]

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Pakistan Startup Summit 2016 in Singapore

June 24, 2016

PRESS RELEASE The South Asia Emerging Markets team at Google’s headquarters in Asia, led by Tania Aidrus and Khurram Jamali, partnered up with Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to organize Pakistan Startup Summit 2016 in Singapore. Under this partnership, Google sponsored a group of startup founders from top business incubators and accelerators of Pakistan […]

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LCE Investor Summit-fueling nascent businesses

June 23, 2016

Investors perform an important role in the development of nascent businesses. They have the power to shape business environment and the profile of the upcoming initiatives, they also have the power to develop the behaviors of startups. The LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship (LCE), LUMS’ flagship experiential development platform for entrepreneurs held an exclusive investor event […]

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Pakistan witnesses increase in enrollment at technical...

June 22, 2016

In Pakistan, 3.6 thousand technical and vocational institutes were functional at national level in 2015. According to APP 19.4 thousand teachers were engaged with these institutes. The fiscal year 2015 registered a 3.7% increase in enrollment at technical schools. According to Pakistan Economic Survey, it is estimated that the enrollment will increase by 2.6% in […]

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EasyVend-leading the vending business in Pakistan

June 21, 2016

A snack and beverage vending machine is used as a fully automated, stand-alone solution designed to facilitate consumers for their quick snacking needs within their premises. Small business Chron explains, the vending machine businesses can include single-item purchases like drinks, candy and salty snacks or bulk machines that dispense a handful of candy or nuts. […]

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Revising agri-loans to assist small farmers

June 20, 2016

The agriculture sector contributes 20.9% to the GDP and provides employment to nearly 44% of the workforce. According to the economic survey of Pakistan, the agriculture sector has four sub-sectors; crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry. Farmers use credit vehicles to finance inputs in time and small famers particularly use it as a tool to enhance […]

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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 […]