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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

2 months ago

Announcements

You might know the feeling: you get back from work, head spinning, open your twitter homepage and come face to face with the horrible realization that your tweets have offended the Grammar Nazis of the Twitterverse. On Thursday, December 29, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asked users to recommend ways to optimize the Twitter platform for 2017….

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2 months ago

Business

Earlier we had shared with you the news of Patari bagging Sarmayacar’s patari … well, the details are finally out! The online music streaming service, announced on Friday that it has received an investment of US$ 200,000 from Sarmayacar, a global network of investors. Patari is an online Pakistani music streaming service started in February 2015 by co-founders, Khalid…

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2 months ago

Digital Living

Pakistan’s education system focuses strongly on primary education. However, there are still many children between five to nine years of age that are not attending school and it would appear that the primary system needs to expand if economic and educational goals are to be achieved. Furthermore, the system’s ability to nurture young students who wish…

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2 months ago

News

Pakistan’s power industry is undergoing very significant and profound seismic changes, transitioning from solely government-owned utilities to fully autonomous companies that will engage in power generation, transmission, and distribution under the progressive reform agenda for the institutions. A similar industry structure exists and functions in many other countries of the world today. Lahore Electric Supply Company…

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2 months ago

Android

Increasing access to communications technology and digital information has played a mammoth role in the economic, social, financial and political development of our world today. The recognition of this significance of access to technology, by the policy makers, has finally translated in means to empower women and ensure their safety. In a recent development, Punjab Safe Cities…

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2 months ago

News

The NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) has selected Dr. Rashid A Chotani, a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College, as the recipient of the 2016 Scientific Achievement Award, for his contributions in research on medical countermeasures against biological agents. Dr. Chotani, a Pakistani-American, is a Senior Fellow of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and…

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2 months ago

How-To Guides

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) announced new regulations on Tuesday in order to promote corporate, commercial and economic growth in the country. SECP is the financial regulatory authority whose remit is to develop an efficient corporate sector and a vibrant capital market based on sound principles, in order to encourage investment and…

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2 months ago

Incubators

National ICT R&D Fund recently issued a notification regarding the requests for Proposals (RFP) for provision of services to establish and manage new Incubation Centers in the country. Four cities, including Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar & Quetta have been chosen as venues for the new Incubation Centers. The Jazz National Incubation Center launched in July this year and…

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2 months 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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2 months 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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