SCALING PAKISTAN

Disruption takes years. It takes persistence, resilience and undeterred belief in the larger vision of the startup. It requires bravery. After laying the foundation during the past decade, Pakistan’s startup ecosystem is taking its first steps in that direction.

Avalon Introduces Pakistan’s First Technological City

valon has launched Pakistan’s first technological city, Avalon City Islamabad, for people looking for economic residences that are also environmentally friendly. The project’s goal is to provide residents with advanced technological solutions to solve their daily problems and keep them entertained with advanced services such as 3D theaters, virtual theaters, Wi-Fi trees, electric bikes, and other tech-based smart living solutions.

The Co-Founder of Spades, a payments solution based in the UAE, warns startups against “aggressive customer acquisition”

Adnan Haque, co-founder of a contactless payments solution used in 200 restaurants in the UAE, believes that startups that add value to a consumer’s life will last in Pakistan, and he advocates against aggressive customer acquisition. His remarks come at a difficult time for Pakistan’s startup community.