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Let a thousand flowers bloom. Pakistan Tech Industry Survey

Pakistan Technology Industry Survey 2018

Pakistan Technology Industry Survey – 2018. TL;DR; Ever wondered what a typical technology company looks like in Pakistan. Are we big or small, domestic or international focuses, services or products driven? What proportion of our workforce are women? Why is that important? Are we clustered

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Building startups – the five themes that founders need to master.

Building startups. I teach a course on building startups to undergraduate students at a local university. The audience includes sophomores, juniors and graduating seniors. We cover themes that touch the startup mindset, road maps to credibility and launch, customer personas, pitching, selling, product development, innovation

Putting the ecosystem on the map. Hashtag 021Disrupt

Putting the ecosystem on the map. #021Disrupt How one conference this year changed the tone of the conversation around the tech ecosystem in Pakistan. Tariq Ellahi and Tausif Ahmed flew in on separate flights to Karachi on November, 3rd, 2017.  Their motivation for visiting the

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Celebrating 7 years of teaching computational finance.

Teaching computational finance to ordinary mortals. Time sure flies when you are having fun. It’s been 7 years and change since we first started this project as an experiment. An initial dump of class notes for my students dedicated to teaching computational finance that over

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Community strikes gold at Nestio Startup Weekend

The community wins at the Nestio Startup Weekend, Karachi. If you need to feel the buzz in Karachi, the Nestio is a good bet to get an instant triple shot of positive vibe, optimism and hope. On any given evening the community tends to be