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Botsify: A Pakistani Startup Making Its Way...

June 24, 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an emerging field that has been making waves in the tech industry all around the world. Robots and self-driving cars have been long associated with the applications of AI, but one of the most intriguing applications of AI is the chatbot. Chatbots are artificially intelligent computer programs that chat just as […]

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Airfrov gets funded by East Ventures

June 21, 2017

Airfrov is a Singapore based startup that gets travelers to bring back overseas products for customers, eliminating many import and customs handling issues. Its distinctive business model works through the demands presented by the shoppers. The company has recently secured a funded of half a million dollars from East Ventures. The money gained by the […]

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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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Estonia: Europe’s enclave ripe with entrepreneurial opportunities

January 15, 2017

Recently I moved from China to Estonia, a country a thousand times smaller and unknown to most of the people I interact with. In fact I get a slew of questions from “where is Estonia” to “is it really in Europe” to “why Estonia” and “what’s so special about it”. About Estonia To me and […]

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PriceOye.pk: Price comparison service to make great...

January 7, 2017

About PriceOye PriceOye.pk, is a price comparison service that aims to help Pakistanis make great buying decisions. According to the founders, users routinely save more than Rs. 5,000 by checking prices on the site. The service lists automatically updated prices of 400+ phones from brands like Huawei and Samsung (https://priceoye.pk/mobiles/huawei,https://priceoye.pk/mobiles/samsung) from the most trusted online […]

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Pakistani female entrepreneur at Berlin Symposium: The...

January 3, 2017

Technology is bringing people and organizations together, closer. Information technology in particular is bringing more transparency and accountability in society. So Is future in technologies difficult to predict? Not at all. Recently, in Berlin, over a hundred entrepreneurs and investors met to discuss ongoing technology related trends that are going to shape how we live […]

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Join the CIRCLE movement: Changing the landscape...

December 12, 2016

CIRCLE Pakistan, founded by Sadaffe Abid, former COO and CEO of Kashf Foundation, works towards women’s economic empowerment and employment through innovative entrepreneurship and leadership labs, advocacy campaigns and research. CIRCLE is based on the belief that investing in women is the smartest economic venture of today and that when women develop, communities prosper and […]

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Cricingif.com Relaunch: What went wrong to the...

December 10, 2016

Cricingif.com is live again with a firm commitment to provide licensed cricket-related content with innovative personalized features. As of November 16th, 2016, live cricket updates, video clips, analyses, reviews and more, are bundled together in this cricket lover’s one stop shop. In addition to a web platform, Cricingif mobile applications for Android and iOS users […]

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Winners of Fintech Disrupt Challenge secure up...

December 7, 2016

Pakistan’s startup industry has come a long way from a series of ranges and came to a point where it landed itself at FinTech’s first Disrupt Challenge in Pakistan hosted collectively by Karandaaz and LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship. The Fintech Space in Pakistan FinTech has had incredible success globally reaching to $5.2 billion in investments […]