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French President Macron launches tech visa for...

June 25, 2017

PARIS: New French President Emmanuel Macron has launched a technology visa for startup founders, employees and investors in a bid to attract international tech startups to come to France, reported CNBC. The visa, aptly named “Talent Passport”, will surely make it easier for overseas talent to work in France while the new rules and regulation […]

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This online platform is on its way...

June 22, 2017

After being in the top 15 initiatives at Startup Istanbul in 2016, “ MyDoctor.pk ” is all set to become a one-stop shop for patients and practitioners. They are expanding their services to automate the major part of healthcare eco-system. In addition to the doctor appointment and patient management services, it now allows users to […]

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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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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, […]

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Siri for female entrepreneurs – Alice

June 5, 2017

The 52 year old Robin Bylenga, the owner and founder of Greenville based Pedal Chic has become an idol for female entrepreneurs. Before founding her own business of women’s athletic boutique, she used to work for a bike shop. Her first venture was to invest $500 which brought her a $1,500 return on women’s biking […]

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Redefining heroes and the role of media...

May 30, 2017

Having gained a strong footing in the developed world, startups and incubators are now gaining popularity in Pakistan as well. Amidst this environment, Nabeel Qadeer, better known for his contribution to several entrepreneurial initiatives kick started by the Punjab Information Technology Board, ever since 2015 was bent upon creating something innovative & unique. Perspective.pk interviewed […]

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Kumar K. says startups focus on funding...

May 22, 2017

The latest addition of Venture Upbeat featured an interview with former Vice President and Managing Director at Walmart Labs, Jaya Kumar K. He has also worked as the Managing Director and Vice President of Engineering Ariba Technologies India Ltd. during his interview he said that there is a host of startups in India. “We see […]