Pakistan

Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan. Image Credit: Shutterstock

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IndustrySep 27, 2016

Swedish startups rally to defend Pakistani developer being deported because of a former employer’s failure to pay pension

As South Asians fill Sweden's tech talent gap, a petition seeks 2,000 more Swedish signatures in effort to keep Dynamo's developer in the country and employed in a case [Read More...]


Accelerators

Consumer

eCommerce

This e-commerce startup is focused on Asia’s small, often-ignored markets

Kaymu, an online marketplace for individuals or small shop owners to sell or auction goods, operates in what Rocket Internet calls "frontier markets"
Sep 27, 2015

Inaaya is a fashion startup endorsed by Amal Alamuddin

By empowering impoverished artisans in Pakistan, this entrepreneur has strengthened a community of women and grown a bustling business
May 19, 2015

People laughed when he started an e-ticketing startup in Pakistan

But now it’s the go-to place for movie, bus, and event tickets
Dec 03, 2014

Entrepreneurship

Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016

These Pakistani brothers skipped college, taught themselves to code, and built a site that attracts 100M monthly visits

These entrepreneurs want to bring Pakistani video content to the world
Jun 19, 2015

Meet the woman who has been at the forefront of Pakistan’s tech industry for over a decade

Ara's vision is to propel incubation beyond just Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad
Apr 13, 2015
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Industry

Swedish startups rally to defend Pakistani developer being deported because of a former employer’s failure to pay pension

As South Asians fill Sweden's tech talent gap, a petition seeks 2,000 more Swedish signatures in effort to keep Dynamo's developer in the country and employed in a case [Read More...]
Sep 27, 2016

Dubai’s ride-hailing company Careem acquires Lahore startup Savaree to battle Uber in Pakistan

Can Uber's global expansion be stopped Middle East based ride-share startup Careem and their latest acquisition in Pakistan?
Mar 31, 2016

Can a network of levitating pods change how urban India travels?

This personalized rapid transit system aims to change the face of public transport around the world.
Sep 05, 2015
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Internet

10 major languages Google Translate needs and where you can find them now

From India to Ethiopia, Google is challenged by a few apps, independent websites and even Microsoft in the free machine translation game.
Sep 22, 2016

10 languages Google Translate lacks and where to find them

Google Translate doesn't have it all. Here's where you can find Cantonese, Pashto and Amharic, plus some other famous languages around the world
Feb 08, 2016

Lists

Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network co-founder Tausif Malik stands with the inaugural participants of the national Muslim Spelling Bee in the US

Towards a global Muslim startup ecology: 11 most innovative Asian Muslim startups

This article was written by Dustin Craun, founder and executive editor of Ummah Wide.
Feb 12, 2016

10 languages Google Translate lacks and where to find them

Google Translate doesn't have it all. Here's where you can find Cantonese, Pashto and Amharic, plus some other famous languages around the world
Feb 08, 2016

4 promising female tech entrepreneurs from Pakistan

Here are four of the most promising female tech entrepreneurs from Pakistan that are making waves at home and abroad.
Nov 01, 2015
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Mobile

News

Rakuten and Saudi Telecom invest $350 million in Careem, turning Uber’s rival into a unicorn

The investment is actually a surprise after kingdom threw $3.5 billion at Uber earlier this year
Dec 19, 2016
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - SEPTMEBER 26: Indian government forces detain a supporter of, Engineer Abdul Rashid of Awami Ithaad Party, a pro-Indian political party, during a protest march towards the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to protest against the recent killings of civilians by Indian government forces on September 26, 2016. Photo credit: Yawar Nazir/Getty Images Israel

India shows off satellite intelligence over Kashmir Conflict

Pakistan lags behind India in the race to develop comprehensive terrain mapping coverage of the region
Oct 04, 2016

Security

SRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - SEPTMEBER 26: Indian government forces detain a supporter of, Engineer Abdul Rashid of Awami Ithaad Party, a pro-Indian political party, during a protest march towards the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to protest against the recent killings of civilians by Indian government forces on September 26, 2016. Photo credit: Yawar Nazir/Getty Images Israel

India shows off satellite intelligence over Kashmir Conflict

Pakistan lags behind India in the race to develop comprehensive terrain mapping coverage of the region
Oct 04, 2016

After Lahore glitch, should Facebook get rid of Safety Check?

Facebook hits more stumbling blocks with Safety Check, this time sending messages to unaffected users around the globe
Mar 29, 2016

From Pakistan to the UN, this entrepreneur is harnessing technology to fight terrorism

This founder resigned from his corporate job and returned to Pakistan to form a company called GoFig Solutions, aiming to harness technology to tackle terrorism
Apr 05, 2015

Social Media

Transportation

Rakuten and Saudi Telecom invest $350 million in Careem, turning Uber’s rival into a unicorn

The investment is actually a surprise after kingdom threw $3.5 billion at Uber earlier this year
Dec 19, 2016
UAE-based Careem dominates the rideshare market in much of the Muslim world. Photo credit: Careem

Uber and Careem, its biggest rival in the Muslim world, suspend service in Abu Dhabi after driver arrests

Abu Dhabi's strict rules on how ridesharing operates may have caused drivers to trip regulatory wires
Aug 29, 2016

Media

These Pakistani brothers skipped college, taught themselves to code, and built a site that attracts 100M monthly visits

These entrepreneurs want to bring Pakistani video content to the world
Jun 19, 2015

Space

SRINAGAR, KASHMIR, INDIA - SEPTMEBER 26: Indian government forces detain a supporter of, Engineer Abdul Rashid of Awami Ithaad Party, a pro-Indian political party, during a protest march towards the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to protest against the recent killings of civilians by Indian government forces on September 26, 2016. Photo credit: Yawar Nazir/Getty Images Israel

India shows off satellite intelligence over Kashmir Conflict

Pakistan lags behind India in the race to develop comprehensive terrain mapping coverage of the region
Oct 04, 2016