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Startups can develop some billion-dollar company in Pakistan

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The founding Vice-Chancellor of Pakistan’s leading technology university (ITU) and founder of the largest incubator the Plan9 is named as the top innovators in the world by MIT Technology Review (TR35) & Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (YGL). It is an encouraging news for Pakistan as the government has ever made Tech […]…Read More

6 Promising Startups Graduate Telenor Velocity’s 2nd Cohort, Network with Investors & Mentors at Graduation Night

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Telenor Velocity, the digital accelerator of Telenor Pakistan, hosted a Graduation Night in Lahore yesterday to graduate six startups from their Cohort 2. This time around, the event had a modern and minimalistic setting, with a strong focus on building startup’s rapport with the investors. Building rapport with investors The event attendees included venture capitalists, […]…Read More

Pak tech startups begin getting investor recognition

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Successful technology ventures such as property website Zameen.com and project management software company Convo have put Pakistan on the startup map. With a government keen to promote technology entrepreneurship and a relatively competitive business landscape, venture capitalists are starting to pay attention. The government is keen to attract capital into Pakistan’s embryonic startup community and has established technology incubators in major cities such as…Read More

Investment startups at this point a smart bet

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Industry experts believe that some Pakistani startups have the potential to join the Billion-Dollar Startup Club - companies that are valued by venture capitalists (VCs) at $1 billion or more. "Technology entrepreneurship ecosystem in Pakistan is at a tipping point and investment in the country’s startups at this point will be a smart bet," said LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship’s Executive Director Khurram Zafar. Farhan Masood, Founder of SoloMetrics,…Read More

Pakistani startups with rich ideas in Silicon Valley

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: VIVID Technologies, a UK based Pakistani startup, has qualified for Blackbox Connect 2014 and secured 30 million rupees seed funding from UK investors. Blackbox Connect is an initiative by Google for Entrepreneurs’. It’s a two week programme, where startups from outside the US are brought to Silicon Valley and given a chance to interact with like-minded entrepreneurs, executives and investors through intensive workshops and meetings. Another Pakistani…Read More