Mudassar Aqil is leaving Telenor Microfinance Bank (EasyPaisa), but what is he leaving behind?

After putting the business on a profitable path, Aqil bids farewell to one of the largest microfinance institutions in the country

Ladies and gentlemen, here are your digital banks

With the central bank finally issuing NOCs for setting up digital banks, Profit looks at the contenders and their intentions

Cards not accepted here: Why fuel stations are turning on digital payments

OMCs are in a conundrum, and will face the possibility of a constriction in overall volumes

Data usage jumped 25pc, revenue from voice traffic declined 10pc during lockdown

ISLAMABAD:  Apart from other impacts of the outbreak of coronavirus, the lockdowns and work from home initiatives have also changed the consumers’...

Pakistani freelancers to regain access to blocked funds on Payoneer cards today  

Preempting the positive decision, CEO Payoneer says company to ensure access to blocked funds regardless of outcome of scandal probe.

The promising life and tragic death of Inov8

Founders of Pakistan’s most valuable fintech, Bashir and Hasnain Sheikh squandered potential that they had for years, all the while trying to ‘fake it till you make it’. This is their story: a business tragedy in five parts, and the hamartia is hubris

Covid-19: 1LINK collaborates with Bookme to facilitate online ticketing

LAHORE: E-payment network 1LINK has partnered with online ticketing startup for 1LINK – 1BILL aggregation services to simplify digital payments for...

Bitcoin breaches $10,000 to hit highest level since October

Bitcoin is back above $10,000. The largest cryptocurrency’s recent upward momentum carried it past that psychologically significant level on Sunday for the first...

Banks asked to improve digital payment system

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Monday directed the banking industry to improve acceptance of payment cards across the country. The directive...

Tania Aidrus’s big bet on creating a Digital Pakistan

It started, as things often do in Pakistan, with a WhatsApp forward. On Thursday, December 5, a group of Pakistanis living in...

UBL launches mobile contactless payments with Gemalto, Visa

UBL is the first bank in Pakistan who has partnered up with Gemalto, Visa and 1LINK to launch digital payment through tokenisation...

PakWheels eyes transaction-based business model through its new service ‘Sell it for me’

LAHORE:, Pakistan's leading online portal for the buying and selling of cars, bikes and auto parts in Pakistan, looks set to...

Amazon eyes expansion in Pakistan, eager to capture e-commerce market

Amazon officials have also ensured that every effort would be made to make the process of selling on Amazon easy for Pakistani nationals.

Computer services have fueled ICT exports in recent years: SBP

The central bank said the country’s informal exports were higher than its formal exports and projections by industry experts put the total size of its ICT exports at $2.5 billion

All you wanted to know about how to build your own Pakistani e-commerce business (but didn’t know who to ask)

A top executive at one of the leading e-commerce companies in Pakistan breaks down the contours and possible future path of the industry