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ATX+PAK Advance Global Market Access Program (GMAP)...

April 10, 2019

25 startup companies from across Pakistan will advance to the semi-final round of the ATX+PAK Advance: Global Market Access Program (GMAP) a two-year intensive business development program focused on accelerating the international expansion of Pakistan businesses. The GMAP is a partnership between the City of Austin, Texas, Innovation District 92, and Capital Factory. The semi-finalist […]

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Meet the Startup Making the World More...

March 11, 2019

The Nest I/O has incubated over 10 social startups in just a short span of 4 years and many of them have gone on to achieve wonderful things not just locally, but also internationally. One of these startups is ConnectHear which was part of out batch 6 cycle but are still carrying out their daily […]

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Redefining Healthcare Entrepreneurship in Pakistan

February 21, 2019

Superior University has altered the current academic patterns by initiating an immensely innovative teaching pedagogy which involves ‘Entrepreneurship’ into the curriculum. Chairman Superior Group, Dr. Chaudhary Abdul Rehman is the flagbearer of Healthcare Entrepreneurship and has been a strong advocate of its need in contributing to an economically superior Pakistan. This course has fructified the […]

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ID92 has its applications open for cycle...

February 5, 2019

Innovation District 92 (ID92), a startup incubator aiming to position Pakistan as an ‘Innovation District’ to the world, just opened up its applications for incubation for cycle 2. With so many incubators popping up all around Pakistan, ID92 stands out in its goal to provide startups the maximum benefit of being incubated. Its first cycle […]

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The Nest I/O Celebrates its 8th Demo...

December 27, 2018

The latest cohort of startups graduating from The Nest I/O showcased their business ideas and progress to a room full of investors, mentors, corporates, and people from the tech community on December 22. The 8th Demo Day was hosted at The Nest I/O where more than 18 startups gave a 3 minute pitch to impress […]

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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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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 […]