Karandaaz Pakistan, under its third round of Innovation Challenge Fund (ICF), partnership with a group of Bank Alfalah Limited andRead more
COMSATS University Islamabad received the 7th FPCCI prestigious award in recognition of his commendable services for promoting “Business Incubation CentersRead more
Pakistan’s first and fully integrated National Science and Technology Park (NSTP) placed at NUST Islamabad opens application for emergent startups,Read more
Women Entrepreneurship Challenge (WEC 2019) 2nd round is organized by the Karandaaz Pakistan, to facilitate the growth of women-led businessesRead more
Karandaaz Pakistan under its third round of Innovation Challenge Fund (ICF) has signed an agreement with Allied Bank Limited (ABL)Read more
The UK-funded Karandaaz has signed an agreement with JS Bank to jointly make PKR 1 billion available for small andRead more
The ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) organized a multi-stakeholder conference in Lahore aimed to address Pakistan’s financing gap, nextRead more
PR: United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is supporting the growth of small and medium enterprise (SME) sector inRead more
Small Medium Enterprises (SME) is the crucial part of any economy as it helps to enhance the economic growth. ItRead more
STAFF REPORT LHR: Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) are globally considered the main engine of industrial growth, however, this potential sector has been ignored by the economic managers of the country.
"The owners of SMEs come from humble backgrounds; they know the suffering of lower and middle income groups. So these entrepreneurs work hard, innovate and achieve higher efficiencies because majority of owners are experts in their field," said former chairman of Vocational
STAFF REPORT ISB: Though internet facility is now available in all major cities of Pakistan and more and more people are taking to online communication, but still SMEs need more than internet access and entrepreneurial flair to thrive in conducting cross-border online trade, says a latest EIU-eBay report.
Things are improving overall, but the report notes significant challenges to e-trade, which seem relevant to the Pakistani market as well. The report notes that customs regimes are built
STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan and Bahrain have agreed to exchange market information besides cooperating in SMEs development in both the countries.
The Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) have recently signed an MoU in order to promote economic relations between Pakistan and Bahrain.
According to the MoU, both the chambers will regularly exchange market information, business opportunities and economic delegation for
STAFF REPORT IBD: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) President Zulfikar Thaver has urged the National ICTRandD Fund to carry out a complete survey of the SMEs indicating their complete details location, industry, capacity, experience, performance and investment of each SME together with the tax registration numbers and ratings.He said this in a recently held meeting with Muhammad Ahmed, General Manager National ICT RandD Fund, Ministry of Information Technology.Thaver said thatRead more