Economy

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.

The CEO of three startups with a base in Dubai predicts Pakistan’s venture capital industry will take off

Dubai-based The money pouring into Pakistan’s startup sector via venture capitalists (VC) should have happened a decade earlier, according to Zohare Haider, founder of three startups including a digital agency and a restaurant information aggregator. He also predicts that the ecosystem will eventually find its footing.