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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.

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3 weeks ago

Analysis

In terms of innovation and social entrepreneurship, Pakistan has been vulnerable to change, yet ranks among the world’s major economies where the culture has been gaining momentum, according to the poll, conducted by Thomson Reuters Foundation. Another research conducted by the local accelerator Invest2Innovate (i2i) found that Pakistan’s entrepreneurial culture has been gaining momentum despite the ongoing…

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3 weeks ago

Digital Living

As the regular visitors of this place know already, we had shared with you guys in November the speculations that Careem was planing to launch a rickshaw service. The Dubai-based Ride-hailing service has FINALLY, now, confirmed the plans to launch ‘Tezz Rickshaws’ in Lahore and Karachi. The company sees the auto-rickshaw sector as an important contributor to future…

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3 weeks ago

Digital Living

The Government of Punjab has launched a new initiative, Judicial e-Stamping, in collaboration with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) under its program to promote digital reforms in the province. The government has officially introduced the judicial e-Stamp papers on Friday, December 23, in all 36 districts of Punjab. Among the banks, The Bank of Punjab…

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4 weeks ago

Business

An executive at Axact, a “fake-diploma mill” scheme, has been charged this Wednesday for Axact’s fake diploma scam that affected millions of consumers. In the latest case, Umair Hamid, 30, an executive at software firm Axact, has been  charged at the Manhattan Federal Court, USA. He faces charges that include wire fraud,  allegedly aggravating identity theft and Axact’s $140…

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4 weeks ago

Analysis

To propel to a bright future the pursuit of 21st century skills: collaborative problem-solving, IT, information and economic literacy, require innovative thinking and strategic vision. Today, innovation has become a standard practice in the world of technology, business and education. It has become a common buzzword in our society: young people increasingly favoring innovative solutions…

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4 weeks ago

Digital Living

On Tuesday December 20, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) hosted the inaugural “IT Awards 2016” at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad. The event was organized by PSEB in collaboration with the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication. Awards recognizing the excellence in performance were presented to the representatives of various IT companies, from specific programs to global initiatives….

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4 weeks ago

Business

FrieslandCampina Pakistan BV (FC Pakistan), one of the top 5 dairy companies in the world with annual revenue of 11.4 billion euro, has acquired a majority stake in Engro Foods for an estimated amount of $446.81 million. The dairy giant is expected to bring in new methods of production, distribution, and organization that lead to…

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4 weeks ago

Business

Pakistan is the world’s sixth-most populous country, with a population of 200 million. Today, one of the biggest challenges is to find innovative, productive and sustainable ways of producing energy in order to meet the growing demand of the country’s commercial and public sectors. This would require investments that will boost electricity generation, an increase…

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4 weeks ago

Announcements

VimpelCom — A Netherlands -based international telecom and technology company recently announced the opening of Global Shared Services (GSS) in Islamabad. Islamabad is one of the three locations considered by VimpelCom to be a potentially strong site for the GSS program. VimpelCom Ltd. is a global provider of telecommunication services based and headquartered in Amsterdam,…

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1 month ago

Announcements

The youthful entrepreneurial culture budding in the country has found its roots in the the growing emphasis over the exciting notion of start-ups and presumably healthier returns on investment in terms of finances. This has triggered more and more people being drawn to the entrepreneurial ring. Lately Pakistan has seen a flourishing trend of various start-ups competitions across the major…

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