Posts Categorized: Startups


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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Pakistan startup incubators

Pakistan’s startups are struggling to break out, but here are 27 incubators that could help

Until recently, the only incubators in Pakistan were found in hospitals or poultry farms. But now startup incubators are proliferating. This...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 6:57 pm
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Rocket Internet's fashion e-store for Pakistan now seeing 1,000 orders every day

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-store for Pakistan now delivering over 1,000 items every day

Daraz.pk, Rocket Internet’s fashion e-store in Pakistan, has just released an infographic (below) showcasing its progress so far. Since it...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 6:23 pm
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We track down 7 startups from Pakistan’s Plan9 incubator

Where are they now? We track down 7 startups from Pakistan’s Plan9 incubator

Plan9, Pakistan’s first technology incubator, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. What started as Umar Saif’s idea is now beco...

  • December 24, 2013
  • at 3:55 pm
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Kamata Pakistan, a blue-collar employment portal, goes live and announces seed funding

Khurram is a technology entrepreneur and investor formerly based in Silicon Valley, now in Pakistan. He’s also a board member of the Plan9...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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StartUp Cup in Pakistan

StartUp Cup rocks Pakistan

In Pakistan, a country generally and somewhat incorrectly perceived to be a troubled state due to disturbances in its remote areas and its p...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 9:35 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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Blackbox Connect summer 2013

Blackbox incubator vows to take 2 Pakistani startups each year to Silicon Valley

Blackbox Connect is the Silicon Valley immersion program that’s dedicated to overseas entrepreneurs. It has already hosted startups fr...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 2:56 pm
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Pakistan's i2i Accelerator

6 civic-minded startups from Pakistan’s i2i Accelerator are looking to solve real problems

Pakistani startup incubator Invest2Innovate – also known as the i2i Accelerator – graduated its second ever batch earlier this m...

  • January 21, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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EasyTaxi Pakistan cities

EasyTaxi awaiting green light to drive into 3rd city in Pakistan

Rocket Internet’s taxi-hailing app EasyTaxi first ventured into Pakistan in July 2013, rolling out very quietly via nothing but a Face...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 6:23 pm
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CricOut: A social network for cricket fans

CricOut is a new social network for cricket fans around the world. It's got expert commentary, live coverage, and ability to chat with fello...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Convo gets series B funding

Pakistan-based Convo raises $5 million to boost global reach of its online collaboration tool

Pakistan-made Convo is an online business collaboration tool that’s already used by over 6,000 companies around the world. The startup has...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 1:52 pm
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Rozee-pk site Saudi Arabia

Pakistani Jobs Site Rozee.pk Ventures Overseas With Saudi Acquisition

One of Pakistan’s earliest and most successful web businesses, the jobs portal Rozee.pk, is making waves yet again by becoming the first P...

  • July 26, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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