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LUMS Startup Weekend concludes with great entrepreneurial fervor

ISLAMABAD- February 28, 2017: Country’s largest entrepreneurial festival ‘LUMS Startup Weekend’, a collaboration of Karandaaz Pakistan and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), concluded today with the NFC payment solution ‘Paycard’ winning the competition. The event was in line with Karandaaz Pakistan’s mission to foster financial and digital inclusion in the country as it brought together scores of aspiring entrepreneurs and …

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TPL Trakker Limited & SIM4 Join Hands to offer mobile communication services

Islamabad, February 28, 2017 – TPL Trakker Limited,Pakistan’s largest tracking solutions provider have embarked into a Joint Venture with SIM4, a startup incubated at Teamup. The entity formed under the Joint venture is TPL mobile which will offer high quality and affordable mobile communication services to resident and non-resident Pakistanis. The joint venture was formally announced after a signing ceremony …

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Nokia unveils three new Android smartphones at Mobile World Congress 

Joined by a colourful reimagining of the Nokia 3310  Globally available in Q2, 2017 Barcelona, Spain – 26 February 2017 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today unveiled a new generation of Nokia smartphones, setting a new standard in design, quality and user experience throughout the range. The highly anticipated global portfolio features three new smartphones – the …

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Travly Signs TPL Maps as its Navigation Partner

Lahore – February 24rd, 2017: TPL Maps, Pakistan’s first indigenously designed mapping service has signed an agreement with Travly, a local startup providing transportation and logistics service, whereby TPL Maps will become the official navigator for Travly’s drivers. This partnership is a first step towards building the Maps ecosystem in Pakistan, and highlights the fact that local startups are now willing …

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Telenor Pakistan partners with Facebook to hunt for the next ‘Internet Champion’ – iChamp

iChamp aims to promote internet literacy and safe use of internet among Pakistani youth through fun-filled educational sessions in schools and a reality TV show ISLAMABAD – February 23, 2017: Telenor Pakistan and Facebook have launched the second installment of its knowledge-based initiative Internet Champion – iChamp, which includes a nationwide competition for school children and a reality show on …

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International Startups That Have Been Successful in Pakistan

Small and Medium sized businesses are said to be the backbone of the economy because they not only provide employment to the local people but they are also an important source of generating revenue for the GDP. Seeing the potential that these small and medium businesses possess, many new startups have found their way into the market. These startup businesses …

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Telenor awarded USF contract for provision of Mobile Internet Services to the Kohistan region

ISLAMABAD – Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Universal Services Fund (USF) contract for provision of Telecom, Digital and Mobile Internet Services to the Kohistan region. This is the sixth year that Telenor has won such a contract from USF that will further Telenor’s mission of bringing the marginalized communities of the country within the digital and financial sphere. The …

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AkzoNobel and partners developing drone technology to make marine industry safer

Lahore, February 22nd, 2017: AkzoNobel, the world’s largest decorative paints company announced it has joined forces with oil and gas tanker operator Barrier Group and DroneOps to improve safety in the marine industry by developing a drone capable of remotely inspecting enclosed spaces and ballast water tanks. The project will use advanced virtual reality technology to deliver safer, more accurate …

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WorldRemit partners with JazzCash Mobile Money for money transfers to Pakistan

Islamabad,22February 2017: JazzCash, Pakistan’s fastest growing Mobile Financial Service and Digital money transfer service WorldRemit have announced a partnership for instant mobile remittances to Pakistan for over 9 million Pakistani expatriates currently living abroad. Bryce Currie, Global Business Development Director at WorldRemit, commenting on this partnership, said,“WorldRemit is utilized to complete more than 580,000 money transfers to Pakistan every month. By partnering …

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Lamudi Unveils An Innovative App For Real Estate Agents

KARACHI, February 22, 2017: Real estate agents need to be able to manage their listings reliably, fluidly, and on the move;especially since real estate is moving online. The new version of property portal Lamudi’s app brings real estate agents an efficient and highly functional way of listing and selling properties. An app for real estate agents in emerging markets A …

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