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Nine Pakistani innovators recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30 lists

Nine Pakistani innovators recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30 lists

Eight of the nine Pakistani innovators recognized by Forbes in its 30 under 30 lists for 2018 have made contributions in science and technology. These Pakistanis figure in lists prepared by Forbes in four of 13 categories in which innovators from across …Continue reading

Tele-Health Startup Selected for Funding by DFID

Sehat Kahani, a Pakistani tele-health platform which connects unemployed female doctors with low-income patients, has been selected for seed funding by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and design support from IDEO.org. According to a press release, Sehat Kahani was …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

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

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