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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

What a news for the eager at home! Pokémon Go, launched worldwide in July 2016 and creating a racket ever since in the young and old alike, is now available in Pakistan as well. After a wait of nearly six months, Pakistanis can now download and play Pokémon GO officially from the App Store and…

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2 months ago

General

Google processes billions of search requests every year, it’s the undisputed Khidr of the cyber world. On December 14,  the search engine giant released a report revealing the most popular search queries of 2016. The annual report brings to surface many insights into the insatiable inquisitive side of us Pakistanis. Many of the results, show the national…

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2 months ago

Digital Living

Cyber Security and Digital Forensics are two important realms of computer science, which have a remarkable impact on the proper functioning of modern day computing systems and cyber-networks. NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) organized the first CSDiFo, an international conference on Cyber Security and Digital Forensics, on Dec. 7 – Dec. 8,…

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2 months ago

Entrepreneurship

Islamabad: At its 3rd Annual Pakistan Innovation Forum on December 8, Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF) announced Pakistan’s second National Innovation Awards for individuals and institutions that have excelled in delivering the most innovative products, services and solutions. PIF reserves the award for those individuals and organizations that had gone against the tide to innovate and…

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3 months ago

Entrepreneurship

Plan9, the Pakistan’s Largest Technology Incubator, has launched CEO Baithak, an event that is designed to attract industry experts with young entrepreneurs in the audience. The event invites budding entrepreneurs to share their business ideas with experts and Influencers. Plan9’s CEO Baithak, aims at empowering young entrepreneurs and investing their powers and creativity in order…

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3 months ago

Entrepreneurship

The National Incubation Center (NIC) has started accepting applications for its incubation program for startups seeking seed funding, known as NIC incubation program, which is being supported by the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom (MOITT), National ICT R&D and Mobilink-Warid. The NIC will provide the state of art facilities to help local entrepreneurs in…

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3 months ago

Marketing

Vivid Technologies recently made a deal with Telenor Pakistan, a move that will help boost Telenor’s customer experience. Vivid Technologies is a USA based company which has set a benchmark by introducing visual navigation IVR to enhance the customer experience. Armed with Interactive voice response (IVR) technology, the company aims at improving customer services by…

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3 months ago

Business

About 23% of the 700+ startup founders admire Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk, according to a new survey conducted by VC firm First Round Capital, followed by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (10%) and Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg (6%). Elon Musk’s popularity is easy to understand: He has his hands in everything from the space…

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3 months ago

News

Clean energy in Pakistan is a relatively underserved sector; recently, there has been considerable interest by government agencies and from the private sector to explore clean energy resources for electricity generation, in the wake of power crisis and electricity shortages affecting the country’s economy. Hydroelectric contributes more to power generation than any other clean energy…

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3 months ago

News

The import of mobile phones has been in constant decline for the last few months for a variety of reasons, as cited by the local representatives of international mobile phone brands like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Haier, Lenovo, Alcatel, HTC, OPPO etc. During the previous quarter (July – Oct), mobile phones import rate remained low at…

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