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Making Digital Lending Work

While digital financial services offered through mobile wallets are considered the solution to problems of financial inclusion in developing countries, the rate of adoption of these wallets has not been as promising as expected in Pakistan. A deeper analysis of the problem …Continue reading

The Dawn of Pakistan’s Fintech Boom

After spending 18 years in the commercial banking sector, Qasif Shahid recently quit his job and started his own company. He raised $1 million in venture capital to introduce a digital wallet that will allow users to minimize their reliance on hard …Continue reading

MITEF Startup School Concludes

A five-week Startup School organised by MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Pakistan and Information Technology University (ITU) concluded on Monday. The school provided a platform to entrepreneurs to refine their skills and build their business ideas through classes and one-on-one mentorship sessions with …Continue reading

Third China Agro-Chemical Pakistan Summit Opens in Lahore

The third China Agro-Chemical (CAC) Pakistan Summit opened at the Lahore Expo Center on Monday. The event was inaugurated by Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal. The summit is being organized in collaboration with the Chinese Sub-Council for Chemical Industry (CCPIT CHEM). As many …Continue reading

Pakistan’s First-Ever ICTD Conference Explores Solutions to Pressing Development Needs

More than 200 researchers and academics from leading universities across the globe attended the 9th edition of the Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) 2017 in Lahore from November 16 to 19. The international conference was held in Pakistan for the …Continue reading

Peshawar Team Set to Attend International Synthetic Biology Contest

A team of undergraduate students from Pakistan will be competing in the International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition (iGEM) 2017. The event will be held between November 9 and November 13 in the United States. Supported by the Directorate of Science and Technology …Continue reading

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