Rafay Baloch: The Digital Exterminator

While surfing his social media account in 2008 on the now-defunct Orkut, Rafay Baloch, then 16, came across a software application meant...

Viable payment solutions

“I’d prefer a little less competent freelancer with a PayPal account over someone with excellent skills but no access to PayPal,” said...

12 brilliantly simple… yet simply indigestible ideas for the Finance Minister

Every year around this time the same question starts being asked everywhere, ‘what are you expecting in this year’s budget?’. The answer...

Can this and other co-working spaces find their space in Pakistan?

Where do you go to work when you’re working on your own? If you are, say, an independent contractor with reports to...

How well has the PTI performed on its 100-day agenda?

Most macroeconomic indicators have worsened since the Imran Khan Administration took office, but the party appears set to initiate some key economic reforms

Third time lucky

After getting a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Fast University, Khurram Samad decided to use his skills and the best technology available...

Too little, too late

Classified ads were providing a fairly substantial and a steadily growing revenue stream to Pakistan's two leading newspapers, Jang and Dawn. Other...

Money well spent?

When they first came into office, the Nawaz Administration’s pronouncements on the textile industry were a libertarian’s dream come true. Commerce Minister...

Big bucks but mediocre results

When it comes to stock market performance of last year, listed banks’ were at a distant south of benchmark KSE-100 Share Index...

Tab to taxpayers: Rs5 billion

Located around 318 kilometers east of Karachi, the headquarter of Tharparkar, amid the sand dunes lies Mithi – infamous for its...

Native lame ducks abound

The renowned German multinational engineering and electronics firm, Bosch, entered Pakistan with its first liaison office in Lahore in February 2016 –...

Will Imran Khan’s new local govt system be a game changer — not just for governance but also for the economy?

On May 1 this year, two pieces of legislation were bludgeoned through the Punjab Assembly that put out of commission a staggering...

Engro poised to set up first Pak merchant LNG terminal

The $500 million joint venture with Shell, Gunvor, and Fatima Group will allow Engro to import, regasify and sell liquified natural gas without the need for government contracts.

What separates a great venture from an ordinary enterprise

Whether it is public or private, profit or nonprofit every organization needs a strong culture and highly-trained management to achieve its objectives,...

The People Manager

Partner in four successful businesses, with two more in the pipeline, he is a family man who makes it a point to...