Archive | Startups closes key venture investment deal, Pakistan’s leading property portal, has closed a venture round with Singapore-based Catcha Group and Frontier Digital Ventures. Following this deal, both Catcha Group and Frontier Digital Ventures have acquired a substantial but non-controlling interest in was founded in 2006 by two Pakistani entrepreneur brothers, Zeeshan Ali Khan and Imran Ali Khan. In […]

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-store for Pakistan now delivering over 1,000 items every day

This article was first published on TechinAsia Adam Dawood is the founding partner of DYL Ventures, a Pakistan-centric internet consultancy firm. He was one of the first employees of and its former product manager. Adam has now returned to the family business, DYL Motorcycles, and is looking to the future in both the motorcycle and Pakistan’s […] comes up with a way to bypass YouTube block

This article was originally published by the author on TechinAsia YouTube has been banned in Pakistan since September 2012, when a trailer for Sam Bacile’scontroversial film The Innocence of Muslims appeared on the site. The ban on YouTube was supposed to be lifted a few months ago, but it has not yet materialized. The founders of, a Pakistani […]

StartUp Cup Rocks Pakistan

This article first appeared on TechinAsia and is authored by Khurram Zafar. Khurram is a technology entrepreneur and investor formerly based in the Silicon Valey, now in Pakistan. He’s also a board member of the Plan9 Technology Incubator, visiting faculty for entrepreneurship at Information Technology University, adviser to the government of Punjab, and a securities […]

Pakistani Startup Artsly Launches with $175,000 in Backing From Kima Venture

Originally Posted by the author on TechinAsia Sibling entrepreneurs Muhammad Huzaifa and Muhammad Jehanzaib have just launched Artsly, a video-based social learning platform providing short lessons in make-up, music, photography, food, painting and crafts from various instructors. The classes are conducted in English and aimed at a global audience. The two brothers are backed by Kima Ventures to […]

The Story Behind Artsly

This post was originally published by the author on Trango Muhammad Huzaifa and Muhammad Jehanzaib are already one of Pakistan most extraordinary entrepreneurs and they have just launched their third company Artsly. They talk about Artsly here, but I wanted to find out more about their past and how they came to raise capital from Kima Ventures. The Investment […]

2 Pakistani Startups Going to Silicon Valley

Originally posted by the author on TechinAsia Pakistani startups Groopic and Tunacode have been accepted to be part of this summer’sBlackbox Connect program. The two-week Blackbox Connect program is held in Silicon Valley for international startups and gives them the opportunity to live and collaborate with like-minded entrepreneurs from around the world. The immersion program is backed by Google Entrepreneurs. […]

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