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Pakistan launches its first Artificial Intelligence incubator

Artificial-intelligence

VC Information Technology University Pakistan’s first “ADDO AI” incubator in Lahore Pakistan’s first Artificial Intelligence Advisory and Incubator, ADDO AI Pakistan has been launched on Thursday at Information Technology University, Lahore. The first project of Singapore based artificial intelligence incubator’s launch in Lahore, the AI incubator will also connect Pakistan with Singapore’s AI startups. Dubai and Mumbai launching will be made ... Read More »

Uber confirms $500 million investment in Pakistan

Uber confirms $500 million investment in Pakistan

Uber aims to create over 250,000 economic opportunities for Pakistanis Uber is committing US$500 million investment to growing its operations in Pakistan. This financial backing is supported and accelerated by the arrival of Uber’s Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty this week. The Uber team and Gore-Coty met with the Chairman Federal Board of Investment Dr. Miftah ... Read More »

Karandaaz launches FinTech Challenge 2017 with funding of up to $100,000

fintech disrupt

Karandaaz is inviting FinTech startups to pitch their innovative ideas and win funding support of up to $100,000. The FinTech Disrupt Challenge 2017 has been announced by Karandaaz Pakistan, in partnership with IBA Aman Center for Entrepreneurial Development. Karandaaz is inviting FinTech startups to pitch their innovative ideas and win funding support of up to $100,000. Grants will be given to the ... Read More »

Pakistan’s young entrepreneurs share creative ideas at Startup Weekend

Pakistan's young entrepreneurs share creative ideas at Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend brings together tech entrepreneurs in Karachi Local Pakistani entrepreneurs gathered to present their innovative ideas at Google-powered ‘Startup Weekend’, hosted by Karachi-based technology incubator, Nest I/O. Google-powered ‘Startup Weekend’ event is a global campaign, which is organized in over 150 cities all over the world. Over 60 ideas were pitched in total of which 27 companies were shortlisted ... Read More »

Uber president Jeff Jones quits company amid turmoil

Uber finally launches in Pakistan

Uber president Jeff Jones quits, citing differences over ‘beliefs and approach to leadership’ Uber’s president Jeff Jones has joined the #deleteuber movement because he’s come to realise the company’s values aren’t compatible with his own. Jeff Jones left the taxi-hailing firm after just six months in the job as per his saying working at Uber was ‘inconsistent’ with his values. ... Read More »

KP launches Durshal Government Innovation Lab

KP launches Durshal Government Innovation Lab

KP IT Board, Code for Pakistan and World Bank launched the third cycle of the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board, Code for Pakistan, and the World Bank Group launched the third cycle of the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program today at Durshal Government Innovation Lab in Peshawar. Durshal Government Innovation Lab provides co-working space for young ... Read More »

Uber partners with Seed Out through UberAuto

Uber partners with Seed Out through UberAuto

Uber helps in providing 50 rickshaws to breadwinners of low income families . Uber has joined hands with Seed Out to help create extra income opportunities in Pakistan by enabling the Uber app for 50 Seed Out rickshaws given to breadwinners of low income families. The agreement was signed by GM Uber Pakistan, Safee Shah at an event in Lahore ... Read More »

Pakistan’s ‘Fitbit for Cows’ wins $10,000 at Pakistan Startup cup 2016

winners of Pakistan StartUp Cup 2016

Pakistani startup Cowlar won the top prize of Rs. 1 million at Pakistan Startup Cup 2016. Cowlar announces to establish a Cowlar Village with prize money Pakistani startup Cowlar, better known as ‘Fitbit for Cows’, has won the top prize of Rs. 1 million (US$100,000) at Pakistan Startup Cup 2016 held in Islamabad. The runner-up  startups are: CricFlex, Snooze Wear, Ghar Par. The Startup Cup ... Read More »

Jazz launches National Incubation Center to nurture budding entrepreneurs

Incubation Center for startups

Jazz partners with Pakistan Government to launch first its kind innovation hub to nurture entrepreneurs from across Pakistan Pakistan’s new incubation center has been established to connect entrepreneurs, innovators and investors, while providing state-of-the-art incubation facilities to them. The official inauguration ceremony for Jazz’s National Incubation Center (NIC) was held at the National Information Technology Board. The ceremony was attended ... Read More »

Pakistani startup for kids with special needs wins big at US contest

Pakistani startup for kids with special needs wins big at US contest

Team of startup WonderTree made Pakistanis proud by winning third prize at the GIST TECH-I startup competition held at Stanford University WonderTree which develops interactive, augmented reality-based games for children with special needs using Microsoft Kinect technology, with a focus on home-based physical therapy, biofeedback and tracking won the third prize at the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) Tech-I ... Read More »

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