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Entrepreneurship

Why Pakistani Tech Startups are Failing To Create Impressive Products for Global Users

Tech in Asia conducted their first ever meet-up in Lahore’s famous Arfa Technology Park, where various tech entrepreneurs, business personalities and well-known faces from the industry were present. Shehryar Hydri, the investor and director of marketing and operations at Convo also delivered a talk in the event and shed some light on the crucial weaknesses…

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Why Pakistani Tech Startups are Failing To Create Impressive Products for Global Users

4 days ago

Entrepreneurship

Islamabad Civic Hackathon

The Islamabad Civic Hackathon spearheaded by Code for Pakistan and OPEN Islamabad recently concluded with promises of shaking the startup scene in Pakistan. It was a busy weekend with over 120 participants racing against time to build prototypes for apps that will solve some problem in their city. Soon the fever of civic hacking broke…

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7 days ago

Startup Advice

5 Reasons Why You Should Bootstrap First, Get Funding Later

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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5 Reasons Why You Should Bootstrap First, Get Funding Later

7 days ago

Events

Jumpstart Pakistan: Change Pakistan Conference 2015

Jumpstart Pakistan is an incubator with a unique vision. Rather than finding start-ups and engaging with them for a limited time period, this incubator seeks to develop an ecosystem that sustains a start-up culture by involving CEOs of existing successful businesses in the development of enterprises that are just on the verge of evolving from…

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7 days ago

Startup Advice

4 Ways to Check if You’ve Got a Minimum Viable Product

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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4 Ways to Check if You’ve Got a Minimum Viable Product

1 week ago

Entrepreneurship

How GLEE Hospitality Built & Grew Rice Creamery

With an outnumbered Emirati population and growing influx of expatriates, Dubai has had to adopt to fresh imports of tastes, traditions and styles. The latest addition at CityWalk last year came with Rice Creamery, an innovative dine in concept inspired by multiple cultures and preferences found worldwide. We sat with the MD of the food…

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2 weeks ago

Entrepreneurship

How Akhtar Group Shattered Market Norms

In 2012, Pakistan was producing over 20 billion liters of tradable white milk per year, making it the 3rd largest producer in the world. In 2013, Nestle issued a press release claiming a production capacity of half a billion liters of milk. It is estimated that Pakistan fails to meet local demand by up to five…

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2 weeks ago

Startup Advice

3 UX Design Tips Startups Can Implement Today

Designing a great user experience means finding the perfect balance between creativity, usability, accessibility and simplicity. Whether you are developing a handheld device or creating a web application, the fundamental principles governing your design designs are usually going to be the same, since the end goal is always to provide an engaging experience for the…

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3 UX Design Tips Startups Can Implement Today

2 weeks ago

Startup

5 Online Collaboration Tools Startups Need Now

With remote work (working from home, whether full-time or part-time) becoming more and more common, it has become increasingly important to choose the right tools to collaborate with your team. While there are 100s of online collaboration tools out there, not all offer easy-to-use features or are readily available across platforms. Here are five online…

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2 weeks ago

Entrepreneurship

Hello Tomorrow Pakistan 2015: Startups Contest To Win €170,000

The French Embassy in Pakistan has officially launched “Hello Tomorrow Challenge in Pakistan”, a contest which invites innovative startups from all over Pakistan to participate and win hefty prizes. In the past, the French government has invested millions in the energy and mobile sector in Pakistan. Hello Tomorrow Pakistan is yet another endeavor by the…

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