Mumbai-based VC Aavishkaar recently locked in $45M to invest in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. Here’s why it’s eyeing new emerging markets.
Muneeb Maayr doesn’t have the same background as most of his peers. That may prove to be the reason for his success.
Shopistan is trying to reshape online retail habits in Pakistan.
The need to make it easier for low-income households to connect to the internet is real, and it looks like zero-rated, ad-supported web access is here to stay.
Like other startups in the space, Tazamart fails to impress.
The Pakistan-based Markhor team decided to make a long journey to meet buyers.
Venture is valued at $500K.
How fast is the average internet speed in your country? We have the answers across Asia, for both broadband and mobile data.
These Pakistani brothers skipped college, taught themselves to code, and built a site that attracts 100M monthly visits
If there was one thing they wanted to do, it was entrepreneurship. But their startup, Tune.pk, took a long time to make it into the limelight.
Service launched in frontier markets of Bangladesh and Myanmar.
I don't think Internet.org deserves such knee-jerk reactions and bad publicity in countries like Pakistan.
The startup wants to encourage gender diversity and female inclusion in the labor force.
Investment round values the startup at $2 million.
The startup wants to end our reliance on inefficient and expensive vehicle mechanics.
Media executive Faisal Sherjan joins the startup to lead strategy and chart future growth.
Service launches in collaboration with local telecommunications player.
Beauty products are a $426 bn industry worldwide. This entrepreneur wants a piece of that.
Social media allows interaction between businesses and consumers. Why not television?
Despite operating in unfamiliar territory, Kash Rehman didn’t hold back.
Investment round led by Vostok Nafta and Piton Capital.
Americans spent approximately US$23.5 billion in mobile phone repairs over the past seven years. And that’s just one market.
Previous startups have gone on to secure seed funding and enter into strategic partnerships.
Entrepreneurs Ata Kirmani and Anas Riasat want to venture where no one has before.
Paybill.io is on a fast track to expand globally, allowing quick, easy, and anonymous bill payments for people working abroad.
Axact issues response, denies all claims made in the report.
The portal wants to encourage growth of the music ecosystem.
Creative head and entrepreneur Naushaba Brohi was inspired to start the label by a community of rural artisans.
Information gaps and issues of legitimacy are the biggest problems in the existing market.
This entrepreneur dropped out of high school, discovered engineering, and built a $1 million startup
Bilal Athar went through many failures before his startup took off.
A combined investment of approximately US$700,000 has been made in the startups so far.