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Smart Factory: A Technology Startup for Industrial Engineering

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article image Pakistan is a country full of talented and young minds trying to contribute in science and technology for country’s better future. If given opportunities the brilliant youth of Pakistan can do wonders. Such brilliant student of Lahore, Azeem Iqbal has created a mobile application called the Time Study that aims to bring ease in conducting Time and Methods study […]…Read More

Startup Weekend Lahore Ed-Innovation 2016 attracts over 130 education innovators

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article image LAHORE: LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Ilm Ideas 2 and Techstars, organized a themed Startup Weekend event at LUMS to scout and support innovators looking to address the enrollment, retention and learning outcome challenges in the education sector of Pakistan. The event started with Dr. Zartash Afzal Uzmi, LUMS faculty member and facilitator for Startup Weekend Lahore, commencing the proceedings and opening remarks…Read More

Pakistani startup "Finja" raises $1 million in funding for a product to replace cash

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LAHORE - A Pakistani startup Finja that relies on the financial technology model (Fintech) has successfully raised $1 million from Stockholm-based Vostok Emerging Finance for a product that they hope will eventually replace cash. Founded by seasoned individuals from banking and technology Qasif Shahid, Monis Rahman, and Umer Munawar, Finja aims to introduce innovative financial services through the upcoming launch of a mobile wallet product…Read More

High time for high-tech startup in Pakistan

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The technology entrepreneurship ecosystem in Pakistan is at a tipping point. There are a number of factors at play that make the country so ripe for both local and international investors looking to invest in the tech space. With the quickly growing internet adoption currently estimated to be 25 million internet users and 15 million mobile internet users amid cheap smart phone devices, the local market is widely open to the world. At the same time, the renowned IT giants are aggressively…Read More

AutoGenie startup bags heavy funding from PakWheels

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: AutoGenie which is PlanX (tech accelerator of Punjab Information Technology Board) based startup has successfully captured whoopie $100,000 funding from Pakistan’s most popular vehicles portal PakWheels.com. AutoGenie is an auto support entryway intended to help individuals in keeping up and repairing their vehicles from the solace of home. Their mechanics make house calls and just deal in genuine parts, taking out the 2 billion dollar misfortune that is generally…Read More

PlanX hosts startup mentoring session

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Keeping in mind the end goal to enable the local tech startups to achieve their most extreme potential, PlanX accelerator has proved to be a quickening agent by organizing Startup tutoring session on that means to cover vital part of another endeavor that is How to fund and scale your startup’. The session was facilitated by prestigious Mir Muhammad Ali Khan who is a perceived Speculation Financier, Business visionary and Capital Markets Counselor. He is the person who…Read More

AutoGenie startup bags heavy funding from PakWheels

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: AutoGenie which is PlanX (tech accelerator of Punjab Information Technology Board) based startup has successfully captured whoopy $100,000 funding from Pakistan's most popular vehicles portal PakWheels.com. AutoGenie is an auto support entryway intended to help individuals in keeping up and repairing their vehicles from the solace of home. Their mechanics make house calls and just deal in genuine parts, taking out the 2 billion dollar misfortune that is generally…Read More

PlanX hosts Startup mentoring session

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Keeping in mind the end goal to enable the local tech startups to achieve their most extreme potential, PlanX accelerator has proved to be a quickening agent by organizing Startup tutoring session on that means to cover vital part of another endeavor that is How to fund and scale your startup’. The session is facilitated by prestigious Mir Muhammad Ali Khan who is a perceived Speculation Financier, Business visionary and Capital Markets Counselor. He is the person who…Read More

Hackathon starts 2nd annual startup weekend in US

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakathon, a Pakistan-oriented hackathon, began its second-annual startup weekend with teams in 16 cities across North America and Pakistan. During the three-day conference, groups of students worked to create technological solutions to problems in Pakistan, says a message received here. Pakathon is unique not only because of its specific global connection to Pakistan, but also because of its focus on creating innovative solutions to address a need in society. On the…Read More

54 hours-lot of ideas, passion, and action at Islamabad Startup Weekend

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article image By Ahmad Khurshid via GreenandWhiteTHREE DAYS, fifty-four hours, a lot of ideas, some very amazing minds and a passion to be better than the rest; that is what we were given on Friday (November 16th, 2012). We didn’t even know what we were going to do with that medley of items from such different sources. But now, I’d like to think that we achieved a lot more than we expected. We were never sure about where we were going. We just had a vision and a passion for achieving that vision and that…Read More