Big manufacturers, especially in the export-oriented sectors such as textile, also seem to be excited.
Most don’t even have media kits or a proper “about us” section.
One should take startup valuations and their internal growth numbers with a pinch of salt.
Big-business lobbies can’t secure protections against global competition in the emerging tech sector.
A sizable share of the development work being outsourced here is outdated.
With the latest policy draft, a proper full-stack digital bank capable of lending and investing is being envisioned.
There’s no major representation of Pakistani entrepreneurs even in countries where the environment is much more favourable.
Advertisement tariffs will be based on a number of factors and an exact mechanism is currently being worked out.
Adding a pink theme to their products is not the kind of female emancipation businesses think it is.
All major players offer an overlapping suite of products and solutions, but each has developed a niche of sorts.
Submitting a CNIC copy for every transaction should be a matter of embarrassment for the regulator.
It’s a fairly common practice to set up offshore companies in countries with lax fiscal rules.
"We want to see the country’s online economy grow and provide merchants the right tools to achieve this," co-founder says.
Computer vendors say there has been a shift towards older generation machines in recent months.
Publications all over the world have made the move towards a recurring subscriber base.
Pakistani tech companies have remained undervalued and thus offer a good value for money, says company COO Asif Akram.
It was with much fanfare that PM Imran unveiled the State Bank of Pakistan’s micro-payments gateway named Raast.
Startups raised $66.24m of capital in 50 deals in 2020, up 57.3pc from a year ago.
Big rounds of financing are expected in 2021 as fintechs look to blitzscale by buying growth.
‘We are not backing off in the bike taxi category. We can even outspend (Uber and Careem) on this,’ says Bykea CEO.