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Cricingif Wins Gold at 2017 Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards

Cricingif Wins Gold at 2017 Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards

Pakistani startup company Cricingif bagged the first prize in the startup category at the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards held in Dhaka on December 7. Cricingif provides instant ball-by-ball live cricket scores on the Internet along with a clip of every …Continue reading

Startup Istanbul 2017 Begins With Six Pakistani Teams Among 500 Participants

Six startups from Pakistan are attending the Startup Istanbul 2017 conference that opened to 4,000 participants from 65 countries on Friday. The three-day conference will bring together 500 startups, 50 speakers and 500 investors. The first day features various trainings and workshops. …Continue reading

Finja Receives $1.5 Million in Series A Funding

Finja, a Pakistani fintech startup, secured $1.5 million in series A funding on Wednesday. Swedish company Vostok led the round. This is not Vostock’s first investment in the Pakistani startup; the company had invested in Finja through a convertible note last year. …Continue reading

Top Prize for DoctHERs at World Health Summit Startup Track 2017

A Pakistani startup, doctHERs, has secured first place in the World Health Summit Startup Track 2017. The digital healthcare platform connects female doctors to patients in real-time using online technology. Its mission is to transcend socio-cultural barriers which restrict female healthcare professionals. …Continue reading

Blockstack Announces $25 Million Fund for Blockchain Applications

Blockstack, a platform for decentralized internet, has revealed a $25 million investment fund to support developers utilizing its technology to build applications. The startup says that in order to improve an app’s chances of success, it requires access to resources. For this …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

A Startup School for Entrepreneurs

MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan has launched Startup School, a six-week long training program to provide entrepreneurs with resources and tools to help them turn their startups into successful businesses. Classes will be held at Lahore’s Arfa Software Technology Park from 5 to …Continue reading

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