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June, 2010

PASHA Launch Pad – The first round

10 minutes, 20 presentations, 2 winners. Here is the roadmap   ArziRehaish.pk People Capital 2.0 Kitabain.com Footmouse Pak Polling Rensoy Reflex 360 Wi-track SEO Dhaaba Interactive Trainer Interactive Reading FYDest Formal Shirts Paki Pay Telecom Clicking Help Me Potentia Kids.convent.com TagIt

PASHA Launch Pad – The first round

10 minutes, 20 presentations, 2 winners. Here is the roadmap   ArziRehaish.pk People Capital 2.0 Kitabain.com Footmouse Pak Polling Rensoy Reflex 360 Wi-track SEO Dhaaba Interactive Trainer Interactive Reading FYDest Formal Shirts Paki Pay Telecom Clicking Help Me Potentia Kids.convent.com TagIt

PASHA Launch Pad – Live from Karachi Marriot

And we are off. Judges are all in. Jehan is just about to start the proceeding.

PASHA LaunchPad – A guide to pitching presentations

Everything that I had to say about pitching has already been written across four separate events. Here are the posts rehashed again for the PASHA Launch Pad event scheduled this Saturday in Lahore and Sunday in Karachi. More details on Jehan’ blog covering the PASHA LaunchPad event. Looking forward to seeing all of you on […]

Online Finance – Good and Bad bosses – A review of leadership trends across the decades

Over at the Startup Insights blog, we posted a research paper completed at Columbia Business School 10 years ago as a class project that reviews the perception of good and bad bosses in management media all the way from the pre-war years from the Second World War to the late 1990′s. While the research is […]

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4.1 million unique visitors a month is the ticket to Google 1000

That is all it takes to break into the Google 1000 list of top websites on the planet – 130,000 unique visitors a day. I thought it would be more difficult. All we need to do is grow our traffic by 1300 times and we are there. That is 35% growth every month for the […]

Free Online Finance course inventory grows at the Learning Finance Portal

Three months after launch, the Learning Finance project has started getting serious attention and traffic. Today it became the top traffic blog within my portfolio of blogs (Oil Insights, Desi Back to Desh, Learning Finance and Startup Insights)   Ten years ago, I wrote the following lines as part of my project submission across multiple […]

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Cyclone Phet: Heavy rains hit Karachi

It is 3 am and raining heavily with strong winds in Karachi for the last 90 minutes. The storm front ahead of Cyclone Phet is here. If the rate at which it is raining keeps up, we will wake up to a flooded city in the morning. The temperature has dropped to the low twenties.

Drizzling in Karachi

Phet is finally here. Light drizzle and thunder at 1 am on Sunday morning.

The best of Jawwad Farid

I had always wanted to do this. Take my favorite posts from over the years and put them in one easy to find place where I can go hide when I wanted to run away from the world. Tonight I decided to do something about it. For the benefit of my newly minted ranks of […]

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