In the past few days, there has been a lot of talk by our Govt to improve the ease of doing business in Pakistan. This year, we advanced only 11 places to 136th on the Ease of Doing Business Global Ranking; still standing among the bottom few.
The National Incubation Center – a public-private partnership of Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom (MOITT), Ignite (formerly National ICT R & D Fund), Jazz and Teamup – graduated its second cohort of 15 innovative tech entrepreneurs in Islamabad.
Uber, the global smartphone app that seamlessly connects riders to drivers, has announced launch of UberPITCH 2018, a nationwide competition to select a startup with the most compelling idea. This announcement was made at an event attended by Uber’s management, thought leaders from various industries and entrepreneurs.
The plethora of problems surrounding the business community of Pakistan seem to be never ending. From extortion and poor law and order to high costs of doing business everything seems to be at odds with the private sector.