Startups

Xiaomi To Launch Online Banking Services

The Chinese Electronics maker, Xiaomi is all set to launch Banking services in China through one of its subsidiaries, reported Reuters. An official statement said that shareholders and regulators had approved the name Sichuan XW Bank for the lender and will be officially open to users in the near future. It isn’t the first time […]

Digital Media Startup MangoBaaz Gets $115,000 Seed Funding

A digital media startup called MangoBazz at Punjab Information Technology Board’s PlanX accelerator has managed to secure seed funding worth $115,000 from Fatima Ventures. MangoBazz aims to create genuine digital content for its millennial audience that is fun to read and watch. You can consider it the “BuzzFeed” for Pakistan. A Million Smiles! Within just a […]

Plan9 Collaborates with Moroccan Centre for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

Plan9 has collaborated with Moroccan Centre for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship. There will be multiple exchange programs taking place for the benefit of entrepreneurs of the two countries. The partnership will kick off with virtual webinars on guidance for different startup stages. It will be followed by visits of experience Moroccan entrepreneurs to Pakistan. Intention […]

Great Pakistan offers Coworking Space for Startups & Freelancers

In order to support the progressive growth of entrepreneurs and self-development in Pakistan Great Pakistan, a Lahore-based initiative has been launched with aim of providing co-working space to gather all the entrepreneurs, freelancers, SMEs & startups to work in a shared space at minimal cost. Startups need a reasonable place to operate from As the early […]

Zameen.com closes $20 Million Investment Round

Pakistan’s popular property portal Zameen.com has closed its Series C funding round with a $20 million investment from one of its current investors, a fund which focuses on frontier and emerging markets with over US$ 1 billion in assets under management. The investment has gone into the website’s parent company, Emerging Markets Property Group (EMPG), formerly […]

Zameen.com exceeds 2 Million Property Listings

Zameen.com, Pakistan’s largest property website, has crossed the 2 million property listings mark. This vast growth in reach and scope has brought the country’s real estate investors face-to-face with options from virtually every corner of the country. The website has exhibited impressive growth over the last year, posting massive gains in all metrics such as […]

CEO of Lahore based Startup indicted on criminal charges in U.S.

In the first of its kind criminal case related to spyware, United States Justice Department has charged the Hammad Akbar, CEO InvoCode ─ a Lahore based startup. According to the law enforcement authorities, InvoCode advertised and sold and application known as StealthGenie, which is capable of monitoring smartphone’s activity and designed to know about every […]