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PlanX Set to Host Fintech Conference

PlanX Set to Host Fintech Conference

A Fintech Conference, organised by PlanX Technology Accelerator of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), will be held on Thursday,  September 21. The conference aims to highlight the challenges faced by Fintech startups in Pakistan and propose solutions for the entrepreneurial ecosystem of …Continue reading

TEDxITU 2017 Concludes

TEDxITU concluded on a high note on Saturday, with more than 300 participants at the conference. The second chapter of TEDxITU was organised at Arfa Software Technology Park. This year’s  theme was ‘Afraad Ke Hathon Main Hai.’ The day-long event was supported by …Continue reading

Hotspot: Punjab

A public-private partnership makes Punjab’s free Wi-Fi hotspots possible. The Punjab government has launched free Wi-Fi hotspots across the province. Behind this ambitious venture is Wifigen, a startup which made the project possible. The company provides free Wi-Fi to customers in exchange …Continue reading

Private Tutoring Goes Digital

Private tutoring is a multibillion dollar industry and according to estimates put together by a leading market research firm, Global Industry Analyst, it will reach 102.8 billion dollars by the year 2018, and double the amount by the year 2020. Private tuitions …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

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

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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