Posts Categorized: Startups

World Bank report on Pakistan's startup opportunities

New report shines a light on Pakistan’s startup opportunities

The report details the Pakistan startup ecosystem and the key players to whom entrepreneurs can turn for things like mentorship, workshops, ...

  • September 11, 2014
  • at 5:59 pm
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Pakistan startup Flashcall ready to mobilize the power of missed calls

Pakistan startup Flashcall ready to mobilize the power of the missed call phenomenon

Deliberate missed calls are a curious phenomenon particular to several developing nations in Asia as well as across Africa.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 6:05 pm
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2014 World Cup app

Pakistan startup hopes for a global win with 2014 World Cup scoring and text commentary app

This new scoring and text commentary app for the 2014 World Cup touts itself as the best and most useful football app. Perhaps surprisingly,...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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BookMe wants to dominate online ticketing in Pakistan, starting with movie tickets

BookMe wants to dominate online ticketing in Pakistan, starting with movie tickets

Pakistan’s BookMe does pretty much what Fandango does in the US – make it easy for people to book movie tickets. But it has a lot more p...

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 10:47 am
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Plan9 techhub

The Plan9 effect: how one startup incubator is shaping Pakistan

For better or worse, Plan9 has reshaped the startup ecosystem in Pakistan and might even help overhaul Pakistan’s economy into a more inno...

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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Pakistan startup hopes for a global hit with xGear, brings ‘quantified self’ to your car

Pakistan startup hopes for a global hit with xGear, brings ‘quantified self’ to your car

Pakistan-based startup xGear is preparing to go global with a gadget that gives drivers detailed data about their journey and their vehicle....

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 5:07 pm
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Jovago Pakistan launch

Rocket Internet’s hotel booking site Jovago launches in Pakistan

Jovago Pakistan has 50 hotels on board right now in Karachi and Lahore, but hotels in Islamabad are being prepped to be added in as well.

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 9:40 pm
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This Pakistani startup wants to replace much-hated customer service calls with an app

This Pakistani startup wants to replace much-hated customer service calls with an app

One Pakistani startup is looking to get companies around the world using its replacement for the much-hated customer service call system tha...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 1:06 pm
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online food delivery

Pakistan gets a new food delivery option with the launch of EatOye

In Pakistan, there’s a new challenger to Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda. It’s called EatOye, and it launches with food delivery options f...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 1:48 pm
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Pakistan startup report 2014

Pakistan Startup Report and wiki shine a light on challenging but promising market

A group of Pakistani techies have today completed and published the Pakistan Startup Report 2014 and an accompanying Pakistan Startup Wiki.

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 4:19 pm
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Pakistan’s Zameen

Pakistan’s Zameen braces for growing competition from every startup’s nemesis: Rocket Internet

In the online property listings niche, Zameen started early, founded by British-Pakistani entrepreneur brothers Zeeshan Ali Khan and Imran A...

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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After global success with clever photo app, Pakistan startup Groopic gets funding

After global success with clever photo app, Pakistan startup Groopic gets funding

The startup team behind Groopic, the clever photo app that puts the photographer back into the picture, has secured funding to help it build...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 9:49 pm
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medicine-thumb

Startup fights back against fake medicines in Pakistan

Asli Goli wants to help customers find out which medicines are fake and which ones are genuine with unique codes put inside each medicine bo...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 6:14 pm
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Savaree - This good-looking new app brings carpooling to Pakistan

This good-looking new app brings carpooling to Pakistan

Pakistan's Savaree forms a community of drivers and potential passengers within its mobile app, allowing users to post routes and connect wi...

  • April 29, 2014
  • at 6:17 pm
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Online grocery shopping startups

Online grocery shopping on the rise in Pakistan

Online grocery shopping is one area with a lot of potential – because we all need groceries, they’re not a luxury, and they’re such a ...

  • April 18, 2014
  • at 9:29 pm
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Urbanite Pakistan online food delivery

European online food delivery company makes first move into Asia with Pakistan deal

The online food ordering and delivery market in Pakistan is getting really hot and spicy. Today, Denmark-based online food delivery company ...

  • March 28, 2014
  • at 12:26 pm
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Blackbox Connect summer 2013

Here are the Asian startups heading to Silicon Valley with Blackbox Connect

Silicon Valley immersion program Blackbox Connect has doubled the numbers for its upcoming two-week Spring program. A total of 16 non-US sta...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 11:26 am
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Plan9 techhub

Pakistan’s premiere tech startup incubator opens coworking space for freelancers

Plan9, the team that runs Pakistan’s premier tech startup incubator, has launched its first coworking space in Lahore dubbed TechHub....

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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