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IFC to Invest $2.5 million in Sarmayacar...

August 5, 2019

Karachi, Pakistan, July 30, 2019—International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will invest $2.5 million in Sarmayacar, one of the first early-stage venture capital funds supporting tech-driven startups in Pakistan, to help boost entrepreneurship and spur economic growth. Of the total amount, $2 million is equity commitments from Startup Catalyst, IFC’s […]

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Sybrid Announces Investment in Shopsy Search Engine

August 5, 2019

02 August 2019 – Sybrid announces investment in Shopsy.pk, an online shopping search engine that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to help shoppers in Pakistan find the best price for any product online. This round of funding will help Shopsy further develop their technology and scale the platform nationally. The deal is part of […]

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Pakistan’s first online hostels booking platform is...

July 29, 2019

The prevalent problem among students and working professionals today is that people living out of their hometown and in different cities face trouble in searching and booking hostels. Students and other people coming from various cities don’t have any information regarding the locations of hostels in their required area and they become dependent on their […]

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The Nest I/O Graduates 13 Innovative Startups...

July 5, 2019

The 9th incubation cycle of The Nest I/O commenced in February 2019, welcoming 13 promising new teams, filtered from over 500 applications received from across Pakistan. To celebrate the graduation of these exciting new startups, a Demo Day was organized on July 2 at The Nest I/O. A total of 20 startups, which included some […]

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Dot & Line Raises Seed Investment from...

June 28, 2019

Dot and Line, an edtech start-up that developed a powerful after-school mathematics program, has raised six figure dollar funding in its Seed Round. The learning program has been built by Math subject specialists from leading universities, experienced teachers from top schools, PhDs and educationalists. The program is taught after-school through a home-based network of highly […]

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Pakistani Startup Tello Talk Shines at Google...

June 25, 2019

Demo Day Asia is hosted by Google for Startups, where some of the region’s most outstanding startup founders gather to pitch to top regional and global investors on stage. Each year, Google brings together a group of compelling investable companies from around the Asia Pacific to highlight innovative technology and drive investment. This year top-notch […]

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Calling University Students Nationwide Have A Business...

June 25, 2019

We are calling out to University Students Nationwide to compete nationally and win Rs. 100,000 through National Business Plan Competition 19’ hosted by Superior Entrepreneurial Expo. This will not only give your startup a boost, but will also help you expand your entrepreneurial network nationwide. Eligibility Criteria Founder or co-founder should currently be studying in a […]

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Summer Camp for Teens! CAMP AMAZE!

May 27, 2019

Innovation District 92 is hosting Camp Amaze, a Summer Camp for students aged 14-18 years in the month of June. The camp will be a program that will enable students to explore, learn and build their foundation for a practical adult life. The program is a mixture of academic as well as extracurricular activities such […]

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ATX+PAK Advance GMAP Finalists Announced

May 6, 2019

Ten startup companies to launch accelerated global expansion plans via Austin, Texas The City of Austin Texas, Innovation District 92, and Capital Factory have selected the ten growth stage companies from across Pakistan that will advance to the final stage of the highly competitive Global Market Access Program (GMAP). The finalists are: baseH technologies, EyeAutomate, […]