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Redefining heroes and the role of media...

May 30, 2017

Having gained a strong footing in the developed world, startups and incubators are now gaining popularity in Pakistan as well. Amidst this environment, Nabeel Qadeer, better known for his contribution to several entrepreneurial initiatives kick started by the Punjab Information Technology Board, ever since 2015 was bent upon creating something innovative & unique. interviewed […]

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Edtech company EverFi has raised $190 million

April 28, 2017

Edtech company EverFi has raised $190 million in new funding. The Georgetown based company’s this new funding comes nine months after they debuted a $40 million Series C. $150 million of this funding comes from The Rise Fund, which is a new social impact investing fund led by TPG Growth. The rest of the money […]

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PSX takes a downward ride on Monday

April 17, 2017

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) showed a slow start to the week. Stock market wasn’t a happy place for customers on Monday. Starting from above 47518.18 points, the market came down to 46743.55. It showed a steep but little recovery before closing on 47125.12 points. The automobile sector took a major brunt. Several companies lost on […]

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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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9 Startups enter Plan9’s incubation cycle: Launchpad...

January 23, 2017

Plan9 – PITB’s Tech Incubator celebrated the beginning of the New Year by inducting 10 startups from Lahore in their 9th cycle. This Launchpad, Plan9 celebrated the ‘Digital Evolution’. The incubators are thought of as giving a helping hand to startups and entrepreneurs, providing them with a variety of services, from the basics like Internet […]

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Six startups revolutionizing healthcare delivery in Pakistan

December 9, 2016

A mega workshop was hosted by The Indus Entrepreneurs (Tie) Lahore Chapter on November 25th, to bring together stakeholders in the healthcare sector. These include practitioners & professionals, pharmaceutical companies, medical institutes, academia & students, entrepreneurs, healthcare start-up founders. TiE is an international, non-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship with 16 chapters in 18 different countries, and […]

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What Female Entrepreneurs need to know about...

November 5, 2016

PITB has successfully established a range of Entrepreneurship-centric facilities such as the Plan 9, Plan X and TechHub Connect. These initiatives have created the much needed awareness and support structures for budding start-ups and freelancers. Fortunately, today Pakistan boasts of having one of the fastest growing ecosystems globally. The Partnership PITB launched Herself in June […]

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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 […]