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Steve Jobs in Karachi or why I feel old or welcome to the future

Yesterday for the first time in many years I actually felt old and irrelevant. As part of the pre-PASHA Award event we took a sneak peak at the 10 odd companies that were competing at the PASHA TECH CRUNCH GONG show on 14th October. Two of participants were very good. The first pitched their idea […]

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Pakistan Maps

NED student, puts CDGK information on Google Maps. Pilot launched with Gulshan Iqbal Town dataset.

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Mamoo in Pakistan

A project of the team behind Tohfay.com. Aimed at expat Pakistani’s but now also serving local customers with local needs. Getting your own birth certificate from Lahore when you are sitting in London. No images but still a great pitch by Mehdi. Technology, Trust, Alliances and Branding.

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Txtanium

SMS for the enterprise. Starts off well but then gets into a technical pitch. Prop Hardware that allows messages to go out at a rate of 5000 messages per minute. Focus on SME sector and branded communications for groups and subgroups.

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Gangwars, Geniteam

Impressive numbers but just went off track. Great product and idea but the pitch could have been better.

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Readers Club Karachi

Online library service with home delivery in Karachi. Promoting the culture of reading, Netflix for books. Two kids with operations and logistics management background optimizing library sciences for a Not-For-Profit business in Karachi.

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Cricket Revolution – Mindstorm studio – Babar Ahmed

The most talked about and anticipated release from a desi gaming company. High end gaming company in Pakistan with a motion capture studio. Short Pitch Delivery, Gorgeous video and screen shots. Impressive Impact. WOW Deal on with the one of the largest online distribution channel on the planet. Retail distribution deal with a traditional distributor […]

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YellO.pk

Next inline is YellO.pk, presented by Samir Feroze. The Google maps, Facebook, best lassi date in Karachi Company. The best lassi in town and Samir journey to find it. University based community seeding. Great slides with visual impact.          

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Foneitall

Turn your dumb phone into a smart phone – Uphone is using foneitall under the Uconnect brand. 10,000 customers now, 300,000 customers in a 12 month period. Presented by Syed Basit Ali. Great tag line, simple 10,000 meter presentation, great responses to Q&A

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And we are off…

The Awards are off to a start at 10:31 am. And its on. Foneitall takes the stage.

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