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Applications Open For 4th Cycle Of Herself

Applications Open For 4th Cycle Of Herself

Applications for the Punjab Information Technology Board’s women empowerment initiative Herself will open for its fourth cycle in October. The PITB has previously conducted three cycles of the programme and 120 women have graduated from it. Those accepted in the Herself programme …Continue reading

Social Media Toolkit, Campus News Portal and Coursework Assistance Startups Win at Momentum Tech

SocialChamp, a startup providing social media management tools, was declared the winner of a startup pitch competition held at the two-day Momentum Conference in Karachi this week. The first runner up was CampusFeed. It offers an online platform to college and university …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

Orient Electronics Acquires Startup That Developed Remote Control for Electrical Appliances

A Pakistani startup that developed a smartphone application enabling users to control electrical appliances at their home or workplace remotely from across the globe using wi-fi internet has been acquired by Orient Electronics. The acquisition was announced in a press statement issued …Continue reading

Plan9 Signs 3 MoUs With Delegation From Austin, Texas

Memorandums of understanding (MoUs) have been signed between Plan9, a technology incubation project of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), and three United States companies to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Pakistan. The companies – 3 Day Startup, Capital Factory and Tech …Continue reading

US Team Arrives in Pakistan to Explore Startup Landscape

A ten member delegation from the United States has arrived in Lahore as part of an exchange program that exists between Plan9, Pakistan’s largest startup incubator, the US State Department, and the city of Austin, in the US. Known as the ATX+PAK …Continue reading

PITB Opens Public Consultation for Punjab IT Policy 2016

The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has put up the first draft of the Punjab IT Policy 2016 online for public review and discussion. The policy is the result of the 2nd PITB Roundtable Conference held in April 2016, where Dr. Umar …Continue reading

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