Cricingif grabs best startup award in Asia-Pacific region at APICTA awards

LAHORE: Cricingif, a Lahore-based startup providing live ball-to-ball visual updates for cricket matches has grabbed gold for Pakistan by being adjudicated as the best startup in Asia Pacific region for 2017 at APICTA awards held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 7-10th December.

In a series of tweets, Jehan Ara President of P@sha congratulated Cricingif’s Qasim Zafar on this momentous occasion and said Pakistan’s delegation to APICTA awards this year was very small.

Pic courtesy: Jehan Ara
Pic courtesy: Jehan Ara

Cricingif is differentiating itself from the competition by providing instant updates compared to other known cricket update service providers. Cricingif allows its users to view replays of each ball of cricket matches they cover.

It also provides a global chat feature for every match Cricingif covers, and allows any replay to be shared by users on social media platforms. Also, users can view results of past matches, find fixtures of up-coming matches and read news updates posted by their creative writers.

The Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA Awards) is an international awards program organized by APICTA, which aims to increase ICT awareness in the community and assist in bridging the digital divide. The awards are being held since 2001 and every member take turns in hosting the annual Awards Program, which is won through a bidding process.

APICTA has seventeen members which includes: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Nepal.

Mohammad Farooq
Mohammad Farooq
The author is an Assistant News Editor at Profit by Pakistan Today. His works have been published in Dawn, Express Tribune, LiveMint India, Huffingtonpost India and The News on Sunday. He tweets @MohammadFarooq_

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