Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB)  organized a high-profile National Freelancing Conference 2021 to obtain feedback on the National Freelancing Facilitation Policy draft from Pakistan’s leading freelancers and associated stakeholders. The two-day conference held at Bhurban was sponsored by Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) as a key partner. Freelancers from across Continue Reading

Pakistan’s largest digital bank, Mobilink Microfinance Bank Limited (MMBL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universal Motors (Private) Limited, a prominent importer, exporter, and manufacturer of commercial vehicles in Pakistan. The collaboration will facilitate MMBL Borrowers by allowing them to finance commercial vehicles from Universal Motors through subsidized Continue Reading

Ministry of IT & Telecom and its associated company, Ignite, have launched Pakistan’s first nationwide cybersecurity hackathon. 1200+ individuals have registered so far. Teams will be competing in five categories including application exploitation, mobile device exploitation, network attacks and exploitation, operating systems exploitation, and speed programming. Ignite is hosting the Continue Reading

Karachi-headquartered sixteen-month-old B2B ecommerce startup Bazaar has raised $30 million in the largest Series A round for a Pakistani startup. The deal that comes just seven months after Bazaar’s seed round, was led by California-based early-stage VC Defy Partners and returning investor Wavemaker Partners. It also included participation from US-based Continue Reading