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Young entrepreneurs to develop local Pakistan’s Silicon Valley

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Jazz accelerator is a premium program that helps sustain the incubation activity through more funding and services and seed funding was provided by Ignite, a national technology fund. To connect with seasoned professionals, ambitious peers, and mentors Teamup manages operations of the NIC, Islamabad offering startups the opportunities. Different public and private sector organizations synergy […]…Read More

Karandaaz going to support Women Entrepreneurs via its Innovation Challenge Fund

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PR: The country’s leading promoter of financial inclusion, Karandaaz Pakistan has joined hands with three business incubators to launch its program on women entrepreneurship. Through the DFID-funded Innovation Challenge Fund, Karandaaz is providing grants worth PKR 25 million to LUMS, Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management, and Invest2Innovate (Pvt.) Ltd. These grants will […]…Read More

KP Apps Challenge for young entrepreneurs held

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board (KPITB), Tech Valley Abbottabad, Code for Pakistan, World Bank and PTA has hosted a Demo Day’ for the KP Apps Challenge in Peshawar. Youngsters from all over Pakistan were invited to participate in the challenge, which was judged by a panel of experts. Total cash prizes of up to Rs 0.6 million were also announced. Submissions of note included Karigar’ - a mobile app that connects vocational tradesmen such as carpenters and…Read More

Nest I/O passes first batch of entrepreneurs

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The first batch of young enthusiastic entrepreneurs has passed out from Nest I/O. The project was launched by collaboration of Google, Samsung and US State Department with a heavy contribution of $1.4 million. The project was started with the aim to promote entrepreneurship in the Pakistan by giving young people fundamental skills to professionally start their business venture and operate it with utmost proficiency that will make the market more competitive in the market…Read More

First batch of entrepreneurs passed out from Nest I/O

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The first batch of young enthusiastic entrepreneurs has passed out from Nest I/O. The project was launched by collaboration of Google, Samsung and US State Department with a heavy contribution of $1.4 million. The project was started with the aim to promote entrepreneurship in the Pakistan by giving young people fundamental skills to professionally start their business venture and operate it with utmost proficiency that will make the market more competitive in the market…Read More

Young entrepreneurs can accelerate Pakistan: Abrar Ahmed

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article image Abrar Ahmed is a dignified cyber entrepreneur exhibiting rich experience in cyber business development. He is the owner of Webiz Media and hamariweb.com. Abrar started several online ventures including KFoods.com, PakBiz.com, UrduWire.com, and ShopRex.com. Abrar, shared his journey with Technology Times in an interview recently Tell us briefly about yourself and ventures you feat in? I am a serial entrepreneur and launched several successful online portals in Pakistan. My online…Read More

Aspiring cyber entrepreneurs should prepare themselves for the longhaul: Furquan Kidwai

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article image Furquan Kidwai is qualified from Cambridge University and Imperial College, London. He is recipient of International Student of the Year Award. Furquan was the eminent investment banker and was the youngest Vice President of Investment Bank in London. He is an inspirational cyber entrepreneur, he returned to Pakistan to remunerate to his country, running his cyber business of online pharmacy with the name well.pk and dawaai.pk. Recently, he shared his views and experience about rising…Read More

NUST starts training for executive entrepreneurs

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Staff Report ISB: The five day Entrepreneurship Executive Training Programme started in National University of Science and Technology (NUST). The objective of the training programme was to equip entrepreneurs with the necessary skills and enhance their vision thus fostering their entrepreneurial foresight to metamorphose their improvisation into professionalism. The training programme is organized by Professional Development Centre (PDC), NUST. PDC had previously provided trainings,…Read More

P@SHA starts incubator for entrepreneurs

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and IT-enabled Services (P@SHA), one of the leading players of start-ups field, has recently launched its technology incubator. Aim of the incubator is to serve as a bridge between talent, opportunity and commercial development for millions of young people, seen in the case of Plan9, the Lahore-based technology incubator of the Punjab Information Technology Board. "The tech community in Karachi has eagerly waited for…Read More

UN-APCICT, ICCI to facilitate women entrepreneurs

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development of UN (UN-APCICT) and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) have agreed to facilitate women entrepreneurs to expand their businesses by using the latest ICT tools, which were very helpful in reaching out to regional and international markets. UN-APCICT Director Hyeun-Suk Rhee along with Pakistan Institute of ICTs for Development Chief Executive Ammar Jaffri has recently visited ICCI office in Islamabad…Read More