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WECREATE | Pakistan Offers Co-Working Space & Much More

Co-working spaces aren’t a new concept in Pakistan. In fact, we did a run-down of the co-working options available in major cities just last year. Islamabad, however, with just one co-working option (and that too, not exactly in a central area) needed another option, especially for women, and WECREATE | Pakistan is just that (and much…

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WECREATE Pakistan Offers Co-Working Space and Much More

11 hours ago

Startup

Thoughts on Entrepreneurship and the i2i Accelerator Program

The startup ecosystem in Pakistan has seen immense growth in the last few years. Regular startup competitions such as StartUp Weekend, StartUp Cup and StartUp Grind have raised awareness not just about the startups already out there, but increased entrepreneurial ventures in general. And with incubators like Plan9, The Foundation by LUMS, P@SHA Tech Incubator…

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Thoughts on Entrepreneurship and the i2i Accelerator Program

13 hours ago

People

The People Running Microsoft Pakistan

There are many Pakistanis working at the Operation Centers of Microsoft, some of them are at senior positions but let’s talk about those who are operating its subsidiary in Pakistan and are contributing to the country’s tech eco-system. 1) Kamal Ahmad – General Manager Kamal, a high tech industry expert, is successfully leading operations of Microsoft in…

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23 hours ago

Android

Android users, rejoice; WhatsApp Calling is here for you

Finally, the “phone” in WhatsApp’s icon makes sense now! WhatsApp Messenger’s calling service has been rumored for quite a while now, and has recently been in invite-only beta testing for the past couple of weeks. Now it’s here for (almost) everyone, slowly rolling out to users. And in this particular scenario, Android users are luckier. The latest update of…

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1 day ago

Entrepreneurship

Top Three Ideas at Startup Weekend Lahore

For the fourth year in a row, LUMS hosted Startup Weekend Lahore and invited me to judge the identified problems & solutions of civilian and corporate interest. Over 60 ideas were presented, after which public voting was held, with the judges & mentors having substantially weight in their cast votes. 16 ideas were shortlisted and teams were…

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Top Three Ideas at Startup Weekend Lahore

2 days ago

Events

Top 3 Reasons RusHour Deserved to Win #SWLHR

Okay, so there’s no doubt that Beauty Box was the clear winner, but this start-up should have been in the honorable mentions, at least by the judges instead of Mera Mic. Here’s why: 1. They had a demo! The whole point of the event is to present and idea, and work on it – building…

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Top 3 Reasons RusHour Deserved to Win #SWLHR

2 days ago

Business

Art from Pakistan: Pixels, Silver and Canvas

Social media and the internet is said to have democratized business – breaking the usual barriers of entry to start up businesses and ventures. If you have the talent and the right idea, you no longer need to invest in a brick and mortar outlet to display your work to prospective clients or break in…

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Art from Pakistan

3 days ago

Entrepreneurship

Beauty Box Wins Lahore Startup Weekend

After 54 hours of brainstorming, building and pitching, Beauty Box was crowned the winner of Startup Weekend in Lahore this past Sunday. Sahr Said, the CEO of Beauty Box, impressed the event’s judges, which included Saad Zaeem, CEO of Caramel Tech Studios and Ahmed Shuja, the Founder of Obscure UX, with her pitch for a beauty products and services platform,…

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3 days ago

Entrepreneurship

Habits Of The World’s Wealthiest People [Infographic]

“The world’s richest people come from a variety of backgrounds. There are, however certain traits that are common amongst them.” This infographic from Business Management Degree illustrates the habits of some of the world’s wealthiest people.

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Habits of the World’s Wealthiest People - #infographic

4 days ago

Apps

Pakistani Game Developers working in Giant Companies

It feels really good to know that many Pakistani individuals and Game development studios are working with giant companies like UBISOFT, EA, Microsoft Studios, Sony Entertainment Studios, MTV Games and many more that are famous for developing games like Assassin’s Creed, Call of duty, Halo etc. that takes you on a journey filled with mind…

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Pakistani Game Developers working in Giant Companies

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