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Japan Receives Pakistani Auto Rickshaws

June 19, 2017

It is a common practice to see people in Pakistan importing cars from foreign countries, especially Japan. However, the unexpected has happened, as a local company of Pakistan has started the business of exporting the local auto Rickshaws to Japan. The four stroke CNG autorickshaw has made its way through the markets of Japan. The […]

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WhatsApp for iPhone has just been updated

June 16, 2017

The popular messaging app is introducing an array of interesting new features such as photo filters, automatic albums and an improved way of replying to messages. Most of the iPhone users just love to take photographs. With the updated filters, they can edit their photographs, videos, and even gifs before sharing them with their friends. […]

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Sindh Government Continues to Drive Away Exports...

June 15, 2017

The Sindh Government has announced through the Sindh Budget 2017-18 that it plans to continue imposing sales tax on exports of Information Technology enabled services (commonly known as call centers and BPO services). This treatment is unique to only Sindh where exports and foreign exchange earning businesses are discouraged or asked to move their operations […]

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Is Edutech changing the game plan for...

June 15, 2017

Pakistan is facing an education crisis with 22.6 million out of school children, and the remaining who do go to schools are left at the mercy of unresolved systemic issues and with insufficient resources of learning. In order to solve the problem of education scarcity, the standard of education must be upgraded. The youth of […]

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Health tech startups need more ‘Doctors’ as...

June 12, 2017

Health tech startups need more angel investors than venture capitalists and that highlights the need for a more active role of the doctor community in the tech space. In case of economies like Pakistan where health tech startups are trending, doctors need to play a significant role. The problem with most startups is that they […]

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Saudi Arabia launches delivery apps to facilitate...

June 12, 2017

Traffic in Saudi Arabia is one of the most prominent issues. It gets worse every year with the extreme weather conditions and that hampers the activity of the common man. During Ramzan, it’s almost impossible for people to leave their houses and go for grocery shopping. One finds these innovations interesting as the nascent tech […]

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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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Ufone buys airtime to promote ‘Rizq’: a...

June 8, 2017

In the month of Ramzan, Ufone is supporting a social enterprise called Rizq.  Rizq was started in April 2015 by a group of young and self-driven boys, Huzaifa Ahmed, Musa Amir and Qasim javed. All three of them were on a mission to manage food wastage which they called ‘Rizq Bachao Bhook Mitao’. The model is […]

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Ask yourself these questions if you are...

June 7, 2017

‘’Money matters’’ we have all heard this phrase, especially in terms of start-ups and their first break in market. The concept of seed money is not very old in this part of the country, but it is making a serious entry into the market. Here is what Funding expert and Investment Director at JEL Capital, […]