Pakistan’s GrocerApp secures $1m seed funding, former Amazon executive joins board

LAHORE: Popular online grocery delivery startup GrocerApp has raised $1 million in seed funding from investors that include former Amazon executives and...

Pakistani e-commerce platform PriceOye announces six-figure funding in recent round

LAHORE: E-commerce platform PriceOye on Saturday announced that it has raised six-figure funding in its ongoing pre Series-A round led by a...

B2B e-commerce marketplace Dastgyr raises six-figure funding to scale operations

LAHORE: B2B e-commerce marketplace Dastgyr has raised undisclosed six-figure funding from angel investors in the United States (US), Pakistan and the Middle...

Customers report increasing incidents with fraudulent sellers on Daraz.pk

LAHORE: Incidents of customers becoming victims of frauds done by sellers on Daraz.pk have increased amid the lack of regulation pertaining to...

Update: Bazaar denies report of raising $15m in seed round

LAHORE: B2B e-commerce marketplace Bazaar has denied an earlier story by Profit that it is currently in an active process to raise $15...

Amazon officially enters Pakistan with web services

SINGAPORE: Having registered a local office under the name Amazon Data Services Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, Amazon is forming a team for Amazon...

SBP allows pilot operation of e-commerce payment gateway

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has given approval to the e-commerce payment gateway “PayFast” to start its operations. The product is...

Daraz.pk’s online orders increase by nine times since March

Daraz.pk, Pakistan’s largest online marketplace, said on Sunday that its e-commerce and digital sales registered a huge increase during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Survive or Thrive – how eCommerce reacted to C19 lockdown

After the pandemic-induced lockdown, online marketplaces and e-tailers braced themselves in a spike in demand following the temporary removal of international modern trade (IMT) and local modern trade (LMT) from the equation. They had to make a decision: adapt or die?

Pakistan set to register 38 exporters with Amazon

LAHORE: The Ministry of Commerce has shared an initial list of 38 exporters for registration with the international e-commerce giant Amazon in...

Achasoda.com bids to simplify procurement for businesses

ISLAMABAD: Achasoda.com, a B2B e-commerce platform that can potentially simplify the procurement process for buying businesses has been launched in Pakistan.  The platform is...

E-commerce marketplace Tajir raises $1.8m for its B2B operations

LAHORE: Tajir, a B2B e-commerce marketplace for neighbourhood convenience stores, has raised $1.8 million in a recent financing round from a cohort...
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Lahore-based B2B marketplace gets Y Combinator’s backing

Tajir, a Lahore-based B2B marketplace for mom and pop stores, has finally made it to Y Combinator to capture local market. The new...

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...

Deceitful online vendors posing grave threat to e-commerce growth in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: With the inception of modern technology in Pakistan, e-commerce has boomed in the country within a short span of...