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Plan9 celebrates the success of Pakistani Startups

August 18, 2016

Pakistan celebrated 69 years of independence this year.The country has been moving towards new, innovative scientific advancements but it has yet to come in alignment with other progressing countries.The Pakistani youth at present faces multiple challenges and is in constant search for entrepreneurial opportunities and platforms that faciliate their spirit in that regard. Plan9 – […]

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Asian Development Bank forecasts growth for Pakistan...

August 1, 2016

The Asian Development Bank is a regional development bank,based in Philippines.It is devoted to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through inclusive economic growth, environmental growth and regional integration.The organization was established in 1966 and December 2016 marks 50 years of the development partnership in the region. ADB is owned by 67 members with […]

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Bloomberg declares Pakistan as Asia’s No1 market

June 29, 2016

According to APP, “Pakistan was downgraded to frontier status in December 2008,four months after the Karachi Stock Exchange imposed a rule that caused near total paralysis of market activity for more than three months.” The Index Provider has been considering the reclassification and according to Bloomberg it has been reviewing Pakistan’s performance since last year. […]

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit – staging Pakistan

June 28, 2016

The 7th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) was a 2-day event packed with presentations and conversations aimed at highlighting the entrepreneurial space across the globe including best practices of the smartest business builders. The GES received 5000 applications out of which 686 entrepreneurs and 328 investors were selected to represent 170 countries.The countries attending the […]

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TIME magazine ranks Pakistan as the 14th...

June 26, 2016

The TIME magazine has ranked Pakistan as the 14th cheapest country to live in. The report identified 50 cheapest countries to live in, where rent, groceries and items of consumptions are cheaper than in NewYorkCity. A ranking by GoBankingRates used Numbeo’s online pricing database to find the cheapest countries to live in, the four key […]

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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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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 […]