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Tech conference 021Disrupt kicks off in Karachi today
021Disrupt, Pakistan’s premier technology and entrepreneurship conference by The Nest I/O begins today in Karachi at the Pearl Continental. Into its third year, the two-day conference aims to stir conversations that strengthen the Pakistani ecosystem by hosting 1000+ disruptors, who are entrepreneurs, investors, influencers, mentors, and professionals. This year’s edition will be hosting: 65+ speakers from 20 diverse industry sectors, 4 panel discussions with 24 experts on mobility, investment, influence, and…
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With AI Summit 2019, 10Pearls Celebrates the Progress of AI in Pakistan
AI Summit 2019, an initiative of 10Pearls, aims to celebrate the progress of AI in Pakistan. The Summit’s inaugural ceremony was held at 10Pearls Karachi, and was attended by leading tech enterprises, start-ups and students. 10Pearls, an end-to-end digital services company, launched AI Summit 2019, a pioneering conference and expo to facilitate the growth of AI in Pakistan. The inaugural ceremony of which was held on August 24, 2019 at…
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Pakistan’s first female machine learning expert Aqsa Kausar breaks Stereotypes
Aqsa, An engineering graduate from the National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) broke all stereotypes regarding Women and technology. Machine Learning is the use of Artificial Intelligence that encourages the PC framework to anticipate the result and make a move that is required without being explicitly programmed. Aqsa Kausar has become Pakistan’s first female Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning. Aqsa got a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from NUST with…
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Bykea gets $5.7m worth of investment
KARACHI: Bykea, the ride-hailing app developed completely in Pakistan, has completed its first round of investment and bagged $5.7 million. Venture capital fund Sarmayacar and institutional investors from Vietnam, Singapore and the Middle East invested in the local transport platform, said Bykea Founder and CEO Muneeb Maayr at a press conference at the National Incubation Centre (NIC) Karachi on Tuesday. He informed the media that Pakistan had 17 million bikes on…
two pakistani female selected for facebook leadership programme
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Facebook selected two Pakistani women for their Leadership Program
Two young women from Pakistan had been chosen as fellows for the first Facebook Community Leadership Program. Kanwal Ahmed who runs a Facebook group called Soul Sisters, and Nadia Patel Gangjee who runs a group called Sheops had been selected by Facebook for the Leadership program that was focused on empowering community leaders who are making a difference. Facebook crafted the Community Leadership Program to help further the efforts of…
Pakistan’s IT exports surpass $1 billion mark
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Pakistan’s IT exports surpass $1 billion mark, making history!
For the first time in history, Pakistan’s IT exports have crossed the $1 billion mark, underlining the significant progress that has been made in this field over the past decade. While the Pakistani economy is currently weathering some difficult times, the silver lining provided by the IT and e-commerce arena portends better times ahead if the country’s economic managers make the right investments in the technology sector. According to data…
pakistan satellite launch remote sensing satellite 2018
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Pakistan ready to launch indigenously developed satellite
Pakistan Satellite Launch 2018: Pakistan is ready to mark an important milestone in its chequered space programme with the launch of an entirely indigenously developed observatory satellite in July 2018, according to information made available by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 24. Giving details about the development, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal revealed on Twitter that the 285kg Pakistan Technology Evaluation Satellite (PakTES-1A) is fitted with sensors…
Nine Pakistanis featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 2018 list
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Nine Pakistanis featured in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 2018 list
Nine Pakistanis, belonging to various fields of human endeavour, have made the country proud by making it to the highly prestigious Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 list for 2018. According to information available on Forbes magazine’s website, the “annual 30 Under 30 Asia list features 300 young innovators and disruptors across 10 categories who are re-inventing their industries and driving change” across the continent and the world at large. A…