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Zainab Alert App

March 21, 2020

There are reports of numerous children that go missing on daily basis. Unfortunately, no one pays heed unless the horrendous incident becomes highlighted and goes viral. In 2018, Zainab Case was one of those cases which proved to be a tipping point. It triggered widespread outrage and protests all over the country. This is when […]

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Search Engine Shopsy.pk Scales to 2.5 Million...

February 14, 2020

Pakistani shopping search engine Shopsy.pk has launched its 5th update (Shopsy 5.0), scaling its product index to 2.5 million products. This makes Shopsy amongst the top two largest shopping platforms in Pakistan in terms of number of products.  Imagine a shopping platform with the greatest amount of choice and the ability to compare prices and […]

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The Nest I/O Launches 12 New Startups...

February 14, 2020

The Nest I/O hosted its 10th Demo Day on Feb 7, where 12 startups pitched their businesses to investors, mentors, and entrepreneurs. Most of the Batch X startups like Nasheman, Irverde, Hyper Up, Track Arts, and Pakistan Cyber Gaming, amongst others have already launched their products/services into the market and completed numerous projects in collaboration […]

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The Nest I/O Celebrates 5 years of...

January 25, 2020

Founded in January 2015, The Nest I/O has been a hub for local startups to flourish and accelerate the growth of their businesses. Since inception, The Nest I/O has incubated and accelerated 180+ startups, created 5,000+ jobs, organized 150+ public and private sessions/workshops, and 9 medium and large scale entrepreneurial events. The Nest I/O marked […]

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Better Business Regulatory Environment: Way forward for...

January 25, 2020

Excessive regulations hinder foreign investment, experts ‘Govt. urged to rationalize regulations to help businesses’ Islamabad (Monday, January 20, 2020): Despite improvements on Ease of Doing Business (EODB) index, massive, costly and time-consuming business regulations at the federal, provincial and local level still appear to be the major stumbling block in the way of attracting the […]

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Bringing education revolution in Pakistan

January 10, 2020

Entrepreneurs have saved entire nations from collapsing, and it is the entrepreneurs that will save our country’s future. Having spent a life working with founders and dreamers, there’s a chapter in my journey that came to pass with Prof. Dr. Chaudhry Abdul Rehman, Chairman The Superior Group. At a time when we met, I was […]

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Research finds data of 267 million Facebook...

January 2, 2020

December 25, 2019 – Facebook finds itself in the midst of another data breach as researcher Bob Diachenko finds information of over 267 million users unprotected on the web. Diachenko mentions in his study for UK-based tech research firm Comparitech that the data was accessible for at least 15 days. The exposed data contained full […]

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Notices issued under petition challenging defamation sections...

January 2, 2020

On December 4, 2019, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) heard a case challenging the criminal defamation sections (section 499: Defamation and 500: Punishment for Defamation) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC). The case titled “Asad Baig Vs. Federation of Pakistan” contends that criminal defamation laws act as a “prior restraint” and affects the fundamental freedom […]

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021Disrupt hosts 1000+ innovators, 600+ startups, and...

November 6, 2019

The third edition of Pakistan’s leading entrepreneurial and innovation conference, 021Disrupt, was organized by The Nest I/O on November 2nd & 3rd at a hotel in Karachi, to connect local and international investors, innovators, and tech pioneers with the entrepreneurial community of Pakistan. The conference was not only an opportunity to exchange innovative ideas and […]