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


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

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Plan devised to replace pesticides with nematodes

STAFF REPORT KHI: "For the first time in Pakistan, National Nematological Research Centre (NNRC), University of Karachi (KU), will release nematode samples to local growers and farmers which will replace pesticides.Nematodes are small parasitic animals that can kill bacteria without leaving any harmful impact on crops.This was recently announced at the concluding ceremony of three-day workshop titled, Biological Control of Root-knot Nematode in Vegetables using EPN’ organised by the

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