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5-Week Summer Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Launched

5-Week Summer Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Launched

The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Pakistan and Information Technology University have launched a five-week summer bootcamp for young entrepreneurs to refine their skills and help them develop innovative ideas. The camp started on July 11 and will end on August 10. A …Continue reading

Data Science Lab Director Awarded World Bank Grant

Information Technology University (ITU) faculty member and Data Science Lab Director Dr Faisal Kamiran has won a World Bank innovation award for his research on the identification of hotspots for harassment of women in public transport. His team has been awarded $100,000 …Continue reading

There’s a New Ranking System for Universities in Muslim Countries

ITU scientist develops ranking system that compare around 450 institutes of higher learning in 30 Muslim majority countries. Thousands of Pakistanis apply to universities in North America and Western Europe for higher education. Most applicants aren’t in a position to afford tuition …Continue reading

ITU and edX Sign MOU for Pakistan’s “First Digital University”

Lahore’s Information Technology University (ITU) and edX, the global education platform founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to integrate edX courses into their degree programs. The MOU was signed …Continue reading

Pakistani Researchers Develop a Calligraphy-Based Urdu Font for the Internet

Native speakers of the Urdu language instinctively know that the language is read from right to left but the numerical values mentioned within an Urdu sentence are read from left to right. To the untrained eye, however, the Urdu language has a …Continue reading

Education Startup at Plan9 Secures Product Acceleration Investment

An education sector startup under incubation at Plan9 has raised product acceleration investment including technical and operational support from Shopistan, a company that provides products and managed services to e-commerce retailers. The announcement was made through a press release last week. Nearpeer, …Continue reading

How Pakistan Turned Around Its Vaccination Program Using Technology

It’s the last ball of the match, Bilal’s team needs two runs to win. The captain and the bowler have a discussion and make some last minute changes to the field. The bowler returns to his mark, and starts his run up. …Continue reading

Startup Lahore to Be Held on the 26th and 27th of January

Lahore’s entrepreneurial landscape is expanding rapidly. With new startups emerging daily, local investors are finally looking to put their money into businesses other than construction and stocks. MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan has organized Startup Lahore, a two day conference, which will bring …Continue reading

The Pakistani Programming Prodigy

Mohammad Raza is not your everyday 11 year old boy. While his peers go to school, play cricket and scrape the occasional knee, Raza sits in front of a computer and codes. He builds softwares that can help catch most wanted criminals …Continue reading

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