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About Nida Rasheed

Nida Rasheed is a freelance writer and business owner with a serious caffeine addiction. She loves her dogs, wants to travel the world, and dislikes referring to herself in the third person. Follow her on Twitter: @nidarasheed

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2 months ago

Digital Living

Bitcoin may be geared to take off in the rest of the world in 2016, but few in Pakistan seem to understand – much less use – the digital currency. With Bitcoin trading at almost 67,000 PKR (at the time of writing) per Bitcoin, it’s no surprise there’s a lot of interest in the digital currency,…

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12 months ago

Startup

New Pakistani startups are being launched every week in Pakistan, or so it seems. Those interested in the Pakistani startup community will already know that the local incubators and accelerators are doing their part in supporting local entrepreneurs. We’ve built a list of Pakistani startups that have gone through either an incubator or accelerator program. Some of these names…

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1 year ago

Telecom

When mobile phones, and services, were introduced in Pakistan, you had to call every time you wanted to change a subscription. Thankfully, things have changed. As it’s now possible to subscribe to new services and bundles simply by sending an SMS shortcode, we’ve tried to compile a list of all the main bundles, and basic…

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1 year ago

Business

There is no shortage of ambitious and intelligent business leaders in Pakistan. So trying to compile a list of the “top CEOs in Pakistan” is a massive challenge because: Every reader will have their own ideas regarding who should be on the list, There are so many great CEOs that listing them all would result…

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1 year ago

Startup

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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1 year ago

Startup

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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1 year ago

Digital Living

Pakistan ranks fifth on Odesk’s list of top freelancer countries. With a huge freelancer community, you would imagine that the Pakistanis freelancers have learnt to market their skills in an international market, and are highly sought after when it come to freelance/remote work opportunities. For some jobs – coding, graphics, website development – maybe yes….

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1 year ago

Startup

With just 5 days left before the StartUp Academy applications close, here is all the low-down on what the program includes, and how you can apply! Don’t waste any time, apply today! What is WECREATE Pakistan? WECREATE | PAKISTAN is the organization behind StartUp Academy. It is committed to supporting the growth of women entrepreneurs…

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1 year ago

Startup Advice

Funding a startup can be a nightmare. Most entrepreneurs I have talked to in Pakistan talk about the trouble they face finding investors or other funding sources. Let’s be honest, you need money to keep your business running. How much money, and how soon you need it, that is the big question. Entrepreneurs have two…

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1 year ago

Startup Advice

When you’re building a product, you want to fill it with features. After all, the more you offer, the more customers you can attract. Right? Wrong. Sort of. You might eventually want to build a product with a 100 features. But starting off with one that aims to do that is not a smart decision. What…

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