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OpenMic, a Nest I/O startup, has launched...

December 11, 2018

OpenMic, a social startup that engages youth in the conversations about the future of Pakistan, conducted its Launch Event, called Mic Drop, on December 8th at The Nest I/O. The event was attended by students, civic activists, youth wings, social entrepreneurs, and development practitioners. In a houseful session, the launch event hosted a panel discussion […]

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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched its...

December 3, 2018

The policy talks about the the digital aspirations of the province for the next five years (2018-2023) in four thematic areas including digital access, digital economy, digital skills and digital governance. Among a range of aspirations, the Digital policy commits to phased transformation of broadband services from copper networks to optical fiber network. It also […]

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oladoc Launches New and Improved Healthcare App

December 3, 2018

oladoc – Pakistan’s largest digital healthcare network has launched the new and improved version of the oladoc app. The new app has been carefully designed to ensure that you have “Healthcare at Your Fingertips!”. It is now easier than ever to find the right doctor for your needs and book a confirmed appointment within seconds. […]

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Delicious Integration- Peekaboo Guru join hands with...

November 29, 2018

Date: 26th November 2018 Peekaboo Guru is fast becoming the go-to app for the Pakistanis. What started as a simple app to show who is offering what discount, the app has now evolved into a lifestyle guide offering number of different service under one umbrella. From discovering nearby places, finding promotions & offers to ordering […]

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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, […]