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About Mohsin Rasheed

From startups to industry heavyweights; incubators to research universities, I’m looking for ideas that solve real world problems, and the entrepreneurs and innovators who are turning those ideas into a real business. I believe innovation is the engine that will drive Pakistan forward, and I am certain we are going to see more change in the next decade than we have in the last 50 years.Feel free to follow me on Twitter, Linkedin or on Facebook, write me on Facebook or just email at electq(at)hotmail(dot)com.

Latest from Mohsin Rasheed

3 weeks ago

Announcements

“Majority of the startups working in this niche are collecting data from Google, which is obsolete and inaccurate. We are not scraping data, we met every doctor personally before enrolling them at our platform.” These words belong to Ehsan Imam, founder & CEO of Marham. Imam’s words give an idea as to why Marham, the digital healthcare…

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3 weeks ago

Education

On Thursday Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Mr. Ahsan Iqbal held a joint meeting with senior officials of the US State Department and USAID at Pakistan Embassy, Washington DC. The focus of the meeting centred on Pakistan’s ambitious energy infrastructure plans and strengthening educational, economic and trade-related bilateral relations between the two countries. The meeting also discussed the the…

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3 weeks ago

Digital Living

The Government of Punjab has introduced Pakistan’s first free public WiFi network across the three bigger cities: Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan. Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has installed around 192 hotspots at different locations in Lahore, Rawalpindi and Multan. Moreover, free internet coverage is also being provided at an additional five hotspots in the range…

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3 weeks ago

News

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated the first phase of the Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M-9) at Nooriabad this morning. Just after the inaugration of the road, the commuters of the said road discovered that the National Highways Authority (NHA) has increased the toll tax on M-9 Motorway linking Karachi to Hyderabad by an unprecedented overwhelming margin. The toll tax…

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3 weeks ago

Announcements

Work on the long-awaited Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India: TAPI gas pipeline is expected to begin in Pakistan this month. The Tapi Company, a special purpose company created to run the pipeline project, has awarded the project management consultant (PMC) contract to the multinational engineering and consulting firm, the ILF Group. The ILF consultant team is ready to conduct route…

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3 weeks ago

Digital Living

Nokia, the Finnish information technology company, has designed a customized ‘digital assistant’ that will improve telecom engineering efficiency by providing engineers rapid access to critical information. ‘MIKA’ – Multi-purpose Intuitive Knowledge Assistant – has been designed to provide automated-voice assistance to expedite exploring information resources. this will enable the telecom operators to focus on core businesses…

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3 weeks ago

Education

The Federal government of Pakistan has recently announced a special grant to set up a regional campus of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Sialkot, said Mr. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, the federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power. While addressing the media in Islamabad, the minister expressed that the first installment of…

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3 weeks ago

News

Recently Government has announced sending 25 doctoral faculty members from Pak-Austria Fachhochschule Institute of Applied Science and Technology to Austria this March. Mr. Pervez Khattak, Chief Minister KP, laid the foundation stone of Institute in Mang area of district Haripur on May 9th 2016. The institute is to be housed in a campus that would cost about…

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1 month ago

News

In an unusual turn of events, former Army Chief of Pakistan General (retired) Raheel Sharif has been invited to the 47th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), to be held in Davos, Switzerland from 17-20 January 2017.    In light of the shifting global power balance, the theme of this year’s conference is…

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1 month ago

Digital Living

Islamabad: Ann Lavin, Google’s Director for Public Policy and Government Relations for China and Southeast Asia, met Finance Minister Ishaq Dar here in Federal capital on Thursday. Lavin acknowledged the economic turnaround the country has achieved since the “financial downturn” of 2008. Moreover, she said Google could play a key role in transforming e-commerce and Information technology…

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