These startups are trailblazing the global Muslim market and helping to lay the seeds for companies to thrive in this space for generations to come.
Startups are Tech in Asia’s bread and butter. As Asia’s startup ecosystems grow, we’ll be here to document both their successes and failures. From seed-stage bootstrappers to multimillion-dollar exits, every startup worth its salt deserves a chance to be heard.
Filling stations in Pakistan are shut more than half the time. This app will tell you when to visit.
Books are expensive commodities in Pakistan. Bookworm wants to level the playing field.
This new startup wants to add value to the US$2 billion local retail market.
Pakistan, with its 162-million-strong unconnected population - making it the world's fourth largest - is the perfect testing ground for founder Hassan Baig.
Jehan Ara deserves a large amount of credit for nurturing and building the startup ecosystem in Pakistan.
Bhabha entered the profession accidentally. Now he’s not looking back.
Wifigen allows customers to access public wifi hotspots for free in exchange for a Facebook like.
The pharmaceutical industry in Pakistan is worth over $2 billion, but it’s full of counterfeit products. This startup wants to end that.
Facebook isn’t up to the task of local events, so this startup wants to make it easier for people to find things happening nearby.
The informal economy is a thriving industry in Pakistan, but is a dangerous model to encourage. Startups want to change that.
Technology incubator wishes to bring a culture of innovation and disruption in the country.
Their latest project involves a partnership with the United Nations to improve the security of schools in violence-ridden countries.
After one year of operations, the Rocket Internet-backed startup now looks to capitalize on its key learnings from the industry.
Vivid’s smartphone app integrates into the contact center solution of a company, giving the entire menu in a visual format on your phone or tablet.
Earlier restricted to mainly restaurants and cafes, delivery services in Pakistan are fast evolving.