This weekly newsletter focuses on the most important new developments within Pakistan’s Technology Sector. To receive this newsletter on a weekly basis subscribe to our mailing list (no spam ever) or follow me on Twitter @adamdawood. Previous instalments of the newsletter can be found here. Peshawar Plays Host to the Digital Youth Summit Peshawar a city long feared […]
FoodPanda receives 7,700 orders a month with 65% on mobile devices. LUMS launches in incubator The Foundation and incubates 4 startups.
Warid and PTCL both launching 4G services in the coming weeks as the National Assembly votes to lift the ban on YouTube.
We follow all the latest information on payment systems in Pakistan and what are the most commonly used methods of payment.
Last week Plan9 began its selection process for its biannual incubation cycle. The 4th batch saw 1,800 teams apply out of whom 87 have been shortlisted to take part during their Launchpad event out of which just 20 teams will be invited to join the incubator. In addition to holding selection events in Karachi, Lahore […]
Pakistan now has 136 million mobile subscribers and 2 telcos will be launching 4G service later this year, while 3G services should be widely available by the end of this month. Telenor is also looking to start an online payment gateway under their EasyPaisa brand.
Zong has won both 3G and 4G licenses and will be the only 4G operator in Pakistan. Rocket Internet and Ooredoo partner up to fund ecommerce businesses in Asia.
We look forward to the 3G auction just two days away and at the possible outcomes. The startup of the week is Savaree and ride sharing app built out of the civic hackathon in Lahore.
We look at the effects of the 3G auction.
This week we look at online payments in Pakistan, the number of credit card holders and how its growing. Rocket Internet also launches its 7th startup in Pakistan.