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What the 2020 Companies (Amendment) Ordinance means for startups

It takes into account many of the changes that entrepreneurs & VCs had been clamouring for, but there is still a long way to go

This EdTech startup wants to change the way Pakistani children learn mathematics

Ask any primary or lower secondary school student about the most difficult subject they have to study and, more often...

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.

Careem revises fares, days after changing ways customers can pay

Careem is on a roll! In an email message to users on Sunday, Careem has said that it is revising rates customers will...

After Careem and Uber, will the next boost to Pakistan’s ride hailing market come from a women-only service?

Both Paxi and Safr want to create a safe environment for women using this mode of transportation, but it is unclear if both management teams will be able to create businesses that can scale

Innovation, technology key to sustainable growth for economy: Bizfest18

LAHORE: Google Business Group (GBG) on Saturday held the #Bizfest18 where experts from various industries participated in panel discussions about the state...

Online education that matters – from distant dream to applicable reality

Globally, elite universities such as Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Yale, Cambridge, and Oxford etc. offer online and distant courses in various disciplines such...

Ever wonder how WhatsApp makes money? Here’s how.

With a reported user base of more than 1.5 billion by February 2018, WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging applications...

Good news for micro-entrepreneurs in Pakistan – the startup bubble is here to stay!

LAHORE: Pakistan has one of the biggest ‘young’ populations in the world. According to a United Nations Human Development (UNDP) report published...

ICCI asks govt to provide interest free loans to youth for business startups

ICCI president said that 60 percent of our population was comprised of youth and government should create an enabling environment to engage youth in entrepreneurial activities

Pakistan’s leading lock screen app Slide set to be acquired by S.Korean Buzzvil

The application that raised $1.2 million as seed round and $3.6 million in Series A funding had over 7 million users as of February 2018 since its launch in Pakistan and India in 2015

New digital exchange seeks to host Islamic finance startups

OneGram also plans to list its own sharia-compliant cryptocurrency on the exchange by mid-September

Global Unicorn Club lists startups with market valuation of $1bn or more

CB Insights recently published the Global Unicorn Club which lists private companies from around the world which have a total cumulative market...

NIC Lahore extends application deadline for 2nd batch of startups

LAHORE: The National Incubation Centre (NIC) Lahore is now accepting applications for its 2nd batch of entrepreneurs aiming to make it big...

Startups can now apply, participate in Google’s first Asian Demo Day

Google is bringing its Demo Day event to Asia for the first time this September and now the search giant has opened...