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Pakistan got it’s first peer to peer...

June 27, 2018

Pakistan was lacking its renting platform where people could list their unused items for rent. Introducing UpRenting. UpRenting is not just a listing platform. It’s a complete rental platform with features like escrow payments and CNIC verified accounts. Lender can mark the pickup location on the map where the item can be picked up by […]

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CarFirst raises investment from Frontier Car Group

June 8, 2017

CarFirst, a Pakistani startup which sells used cars, has just raised an investment from the international investor Frontier Car Group. CarFirst is hailing this investment initiated in late 2016 as one of the leading series “A” funds for a startup in Pakistan. With a number of inspection outlets in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad this digital […]

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Apple’s first big push in to Augmented...

June 7, 2017

During this year’s World Wide Developers Conference, held on 5th June 2017, Apple has announced its entrance in to Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Apple has launched Augmented Reality Developer toolkit for iOS known as ARKit. Apple also unveiled that it is planning to bring support for VR headsets to future Macs. There has been […]

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Karandaaz, Planet N explore challenges facing local...

January 27, 2017

With an objective to connect entrepreneurs on the path to commercialization with industry experts and to promote the exchange of ideas among each other, Karandaaz Pakistan, in partnership with Planet N Group of Companies and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), hosted a workshop on the “Challenges in the Startup Eco-system in Pakistan”. Key Stakeholders […]

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Event on Feb 6-7: Momentum Tech Conference...

January 24, 2017

Looking to launch your startup, raise money and learn about starting a company? Momentum Pakistan could be the place for you! The 2-day startup conference and exhibition is a ‘must-attend’ for “doers” from around Pakistan who share a common interest to build a strong ecosystem for nurturing innovation and startups in Pakistan. The event will […]

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NETSOL partners with PlanX to support startups

January 18, 2017

NETSOL Technologies Pvt Limited’s Incubator, NSPIRE, partners with Pakistan’s largest technology accelerator, PlanX, to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Signing the MOU NSPIRE, the technology incubator started by leading innovator, NETSOL Technologies Pvt. Limited has officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PlanX, Pakistan’s largest technology accelerator. The signing ceremony took place at the PlanX […]

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Estonia: Europe’s enclave ripe with entrepreneurial opportunities

January 15, 2017

Recently I moved from China to Estonia, a country a thousand times smaller and unknown to most of the people I interact with. In fact I get a slew of questions from “where is Estonia” to “is it really in Europe” to “why Estonia” and “what’s so special about it”. About Estonia To me and […]

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Pakistani female entrepreneur at Berlin Symposium: The...

January 3, 2017

Technology is bringing people and organizations together, closer. Information technology in particular is bringing more transparency and accountability in society. So Is future in technologies difficult to predict? Not at all. Recently, in Berlin, over a hundred entrepreneurs and investors met to discuss ongoing technology related trends that are going to shape how we live […]

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Exploring the strategic partnership of LCE with...

October 31, 2016

According to a GE report collabrations with startups is the future of big businesses. Some excerpts from the report are mentioned below and may help us understand why the Pakistani incubators are taking collaborative partneships seriously: 1)”Smart corporations are aggressively looking to engage with startups through partnerships, investments, and acquisitions.” 2)”The companies most successful at […]