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3 months ago

News

Pakistani talent has been hogging the limelight these past few months in various fields ranging from science to film making. This past week has similar news hitting the headlines from the realms of photography. Three Pakistani photographers have been shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards. The Sony World Photography Awards are the world’s biggest…

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3 months ago

Motivational

Every few years, IEEE Intelligent Systems recognizes 10 young stars in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Every two years, IEEE Intelligent Systems comes out with a list of “AI’s 10 to Watch” where it celebrates these 10 young stars. The criteria for selecting these gifted researchers is that they must have all completed their doctoral work within…

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3 months ago

Android

Nutright is an upcoming app in Pakistan that allows users to lose weight and eat right. Its founder, Umar Majeed, is a digital entrepreneur with 8 years of experience and always looks for problems which can be solved using technology. After 15 months of not doing anything special, he was diagnosed with obesity and high blood pressure and…

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4 months ago

Stories

Yes, he’s the guy who owns Hardee’s and got much of the beating for the controversial ad last year. Zain Ashraf started off with a Bachelors in Entrepreneurship from the University of Miami. He is the current Director of Super Asia Group, one of the major groups in Pakistan dealiing in Home Appliances, Automobiles and Insulation…

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4 months ago

Interviews

Currently incubated at Plan9, recently graduated from Founder Institute Islamabad with Arzish Azam becoming World’s Youngest Founder Institute Graduate Ever. JustPrice is among the top 100 startups participating this year in the Startup Expo. JustPrice Is A Shopping Comparison Engine That Helps You Find The Best Products By Providing A Comparison From All The Top…

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4 months ago

Business

Incubated at Nest i/o, Sukoon.com is an online service that offers skilled workers like carpenters, painters, plumbers, masons and electricians for hire online. While there is a plethora of such services available now, led by Skill Bazaar, Technician.Pk, H&O Services and the like, Sukoon has suddenly managed to raise a hefty investment from Crescent Ventures as the…

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7 months ago

Entrepreneurship

Getting started Karachi based social startup Banyan Tree came to be thus named because of the generosity its namesake inspires. Founder Saba Hassan says, “Banyan (urdu: bergad) trees are common in Karachi. They keep growing and sheltering people under their shade. We too see our organisation’s model growing and providing a space for marginalised persons…

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9 months ago

Stories

It’s the classic story of supply meets demand. On the one hand, Domino’s was losing its grip and brand recall among Pakistani consumers. And on the other, Pizza Hut’s GM of Operations, Ahsan Ahmed, wanted to be the Jack Welch of retail industry. In May 2012, he signed a 3 year deal and joined Domino’s as its…

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11 months ago

Stories

Featured image credit: Ronald Woan/flickr American music sensation and one of the successful singers of this generation ‘Taylor Swift’ shook tech giant Apple with her blog post explaining her views on the upcoming music streaming service which is scheduled to be launched on June 30, 2015. The hitch came out on Apple Music’s 3 months…

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1 year ago

Business

Rozee.pk recently raised over $6.5 million in Series C venture funding from Vostok Nafta and Piton Capital Lead Investment to drive its growth. Considering Pakistan is world’s sixth-most populous country and has a growing middle-class, you will be see a massive surge in the number of job applications in the next few years which only…

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