The State Bank of Pakistan has released their official numbers showing the actual size of the e-commerce market. Before delving into its analysis, let us first take a look at the numbers in full. Data Sources The two primary sources of the data are: Annual Performance Review (APR) 2016 – 2017 – Payment Systems – […]
Originally published on ProPakistani Last year has resulted in exponential growth of the ecommerce industry in Pakistan. We have witnessed strong movement in the sector in terms of overall sales and customer acquisitions. Traditional industries have also started to benefit from this trend and have begun to move towards partnering with online stores to increase […]
Pakistan has witnessed exponential growth in the eCommerce arena over the past few years and since the launch of 3G services last year the time finally feels right for mass acceptance. The launch of the 3G and 4G services in Pakistan in July 2014 has led to the number of overall broadband users in the […]
With its startups considered to be “more hardcore technology than their Silicon Valley equivalents” Fadi Bishara of Blackbox VC believes that Pakistani entrepreneurs have tremendous potential. Pakistan’s startup community has gone through tremendous growth in the last year. Local startups have received funding from investors across the US and Europe and many have gone on […]
Pakistan Startup Report 2014 For full coverage and analyses on the report please visit Pakistan, A Frontier Market Experiencing a Startup Revolution The Team
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 […]
We look at the effects of the 3G auction.
Google recently hosted its gDayX conference to bring professionals together to share knowledge and showcase how they can grow on the web. The event itself was held in Lahore on Saturday the 15th of March, and we have put together a host of the stats that were given at the event. Most stats can be […]
This weekly newsletter is about the most important news regarding developments within Pakistan’s Technology Sector. To receive this newsletter on a weekly basis subscribe to our mailing list or follow me on Twitter (@adamdawood). Previous instalments of the newsletter can be found here. 3/4G Auction The auction has been rescheduled to April 23rd, after the heads of the network operators […]