EduFi raises $6.1mn to help students in Pakistan access loans for education

A new fintech startup EduFi wants to make education more affordable and accessible for students in Pakistan. The Singapore-based startup has raised...

Another Forbes 30 under 30 alumnus bites the dust: Frank founder charged in $175mn fraud scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged Frank founder Charlie Javice with fraud three months after JP Morgan sued her for allegedly fabricating millions...

Alibaba to decide on control over new business units after IPOs

Alibaba Group (9988.HK) said on Thursday it will look to monetise non-core assets and consider giving up control of some businesses, as the...

Public cloud services increasingly important for businesses in Pakistan

In an interview with The Express Tribune, Umair Azam, Founder and CEO of Integration Xperts explains that public cloud services are becoming...

As JazzCash devours another CEO, where will they go next?

It would be a shake-up if it were unexpected. By now, the changing of the guard is more routine than it is...

As Digital Bridge Limited, PTA and VRG square off, Asaan Mobile Account scheme takes a hit

The Sindh High Court on Wednesday dismissed a case filed by Digital Bridge (Pvt) Limited (DBL) against Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) which...

Shaukat Tarin and the FBR are shepherding Pakistan towards the digital payments promised land

It has been a long, arduous road getting here. Now it is time for the government to help consolidate the fintech revolution

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...

Is Ernst & Young about to exit Pakistan?

Ernst & Young, the global accounting and professional services firm that goes by its brand name EY, is re-evaluating its relationship with...

Banking sector in shambles over a plausible cyber-attack

MCB, ABL, other major banks reassure customers’ safety, SBP certifies only Bank Islami was affected

Habib Bank makes the pivot towards FinTech

Pakistan’s largest bank announces a big push into branchless banking, investments in technology infrastructure