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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

Combating Obesity Through Technology

Pakistan is the 9th most obese country in the world. According to recent studies, one-in-four Pakistani adults are now overweight. To stop this trend of obesity, especially in today’s world where changing lifestyles and oil-rich food are contributing to it, more people …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

First Facebook for Developers Workshop Held in Pakistan

Facebook for Developers, in collaboration with startup accelerator PlanX, conducted a one day workshop in Lahore. The aim of the workshop was to introduce developers to tools from Facebook that would enable them to share, monetize and grow their applications. This is …Continue reading

Taking on the Mobile Phone Repair Industry

We’ve all done it. Had that moment where you forgot that you were holding your phone in one hand. Then there is that heart stopping moment when your phone slips from your grasp and free falls to the floor. You hear a …Continue reading

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