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Press Releases

Running a startup is not easy. Even with hard work and dedication, lack of knowledge and resources can hinder a young startup from realizing its full potential. Studies show that while 60 percent new business ventures are able to survive in the first year, hardly 10 percent are able to sustain in the next ten years. This…

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2 days ago

Events

Karandaaz Pakistan has announced the 2nd edition of its FinTech Disrupt Challenge 2017 (#FDC2017) with IBA AMAN Centre for Entrepreneurial Development as venue partner. Karandaaz is inviting FinTech startups to pitch their innovative ideas and vie for a funding support of up to $100,000. The competition aims to support innovation in the FinTech space to…

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3 days ago

Entrepreneurship

What follows is the first of PakWired’s Success Profile series- documenting success stories emerging out of Pakistan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Success Profile is an idea born out of the need for documenting the oft unacknowledged accomplishments of the fiercely promising entrepreneurial culture in Pakistan. It is a celebration of the achievements from Pakistan.  Utilizing this platform, we…

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Business

Starting a business is a big decision. While it’s good to be decisive, you don’t want to dive into the deep end before you make sure there aren’t any sharks.  Ask yourself these questions before you start a business. ( #4 will help you stand-out in a competitive market.) 1. Do people want what you have to…

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Analysis

I’m sure we have come across the phrase many times through Steve Jobs or other marketers and entrepreneurs. I first came across it when watching Jobs’ 2005 Commencement Speech at Stanford. I had a basic gist of what it meant but was intrigued as to its composition. It’s meant as a motivational phrase but different…

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2 weeks ago

Business

Last week closed with the announcement of a great business initiative from the Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX). As per the news, during the week PSX is going to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), in order to develop an online portal specifically designed for startups. The new web based…

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2 weeks ago

Consultancy

The start-up scene is in a frenzy nowadays with the multiplying concepts of incubation, entrepreneurship and investment becoming increasingly prominent. Everyone wants to think of the next game-changing and never-before-seen ideas, and conducive atmosphere that has helped in producing some great start-ups which are solving problems for Pakistanis. In line with this, for those who…

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2 weeks ago

Entrepreneurship

Well-known and reputed American journal, Forbes, has released its globally acclaimed annual feature, 30 under 30, for the year 2017. The journal is recognized for its authority on matters related to business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle. The notable thing about the latest list has been the inclusion of two individuals from Pakistan, Waqas Ali…

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3 weeks ago

News

Many believed that civil engineering students Nabeel Siddiqui, Yaseen Khalid and Muhammed Saquib are crazy and won’t be able to accomplish their objective. For starters, imagine shaping a complete house in just 3 hours. Do you think it is humanly possible? Well, if you think otherwise then these 3 NED students have something in store…

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3 weeks ago

Analysis

Last week PakWired published Incubated Pakistan – Are Incubators Delivering on their Promise? discussing the value incubators bring to their mentees. It was a topic being talked about behind the scenes, and by bringing the conversation into the open we had hoped to raise valid questions whilst trying to push for some transparency in the ecosystem. In…

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