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The boom of ecommerce in Pakistan can be observed everywhere around us. How? When a startup called Azmalo.pk was transformed into Kaymu.pk by the leading internet giant Rocket, when OLX became a household name or when Daraz.pk shaped the way people shopped or when TCS Connect brought its brand power to the world of an…

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2 weeks ago

Analysis

Considering how rapidly technology is changing humans’ capabilities and transforming lives around the world, states can no more rely on concrete structures to propel their economies ahead. Pakistan has been slow in embracing technology in all its glory, but the country appears to be heading in the right direction. While motorways, bullet trains and seaports…

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2 weeks ago

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Huawei opens a store in Lahore at Fortress Square. Its General Manager for devices in Pakistan, Mr. Shawn, was also present at the inaugural ceremony. He said: Huawei Brand Shop is a revolutionary business model for the Huawei retail Brand, from where all retailers can learn and emulate to build a consistent branding approach. The new brand…

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2 weeks ago

Incubators

i2i is releasing a toolkit for investors that they can use a guide to decide whether they should invest in a company or not. Starting today, it is available for free downloading. It’s a very unique information product created as part of its Insights Lab. It is basically meant for the investors but can also help entrepreneurs and…

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3 weeks ago

Events

It’s that time again! Pakistan’s 2016 Startup Expo on April 15th and 16th has been dubbed the biggest entrepreneurial event in the country. Hosted by Startup Magazine, the second annual, two-day expo aims to encourage entrepreneurship and bolster Pakistan’s economy, while showcasing some of the most brilliant business minds in Pakistan. Last year, one of…

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3 weeks ago

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Iflix has hired Farees Shah, the rockstar at Rocket Internet, as a General Manager, and is preparing for launch in Pakistan. This is big news for the people of Pakistan as now they have an alternative to Netflix. Netflix, the world’s leading movie and TV-Show streaming service, launched in Pakistan back in January 2016. And now…

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4 weeks ago

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True to its spirit of innovation, the giant ride-sharing app – Uber – earlier this week announced the launch of its branding and personalization program: trip branding. Ever since its inception, Uber has been on look out for creating ways to dominate the commute market. Earlier this March, Uber celebrated in Pakistan its 69th country launch destination. One…

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4 weeks ago

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WomenX joins hands with Kaymu.Pk to enable its female entrepreneurs to set up online stores. Kaymu recently invited around 30 women from WomenX who are enrolled in the 4th batch at IBA Center for Entrepreneurship Development (IBA-CED) for a Plug-&-Play session at Kaymu’s office. WomenX is a global initiative by World Bank to promote the entrepreneurial spirit of…

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4 weeks ago

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Sukoon, an online portal for booking home repair services, has closed its $1 billion fundraising round at a valuation of $10 billion. The investors, that include Hillhouse Capital, Asia’s biggest hedge fund, Sequoia Capital, Alibaba, Google Ventures,  and Andreessen Horowitz,  are confident that this Pakistan-based home repairs service startup will grow as a market leader in…

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4 weeks ago

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Many thought Mustafa Kamal was the reason Uber came to Pakistan, weird right? Taking an Uber taxi to Karachi, it was later found that the facility was launched in Lahore only (pun intended). Unless ‘Pak Sar Zameen Party’ decides to expand their influence in Lahore, names Uber and MK are not going to band together,…

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