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Dog-walking app Wag may be raising a huge round of funding

It looks like Wag may get another huge injection of cash following a big financing round earlier this year, according to a report by Recode, and also based on what we are hearing. We had heard a bit ago that Wag … Read More

YC announces Growth Stage Program for later stage startups

Y Combinator aka YC, an American seed accelerator has announced its first formal “Growth Stage Program” for later stage startups. This announcement would be a great opportunity for the leading startups to be advised by a Silicon Valley-based company, that … Read More

Highlights from Disrupt Berlin 2017

Highlights from Disrupt Berlin 2017

Gfycat wants to fix your low-fidelity GIFs with machine learning

We all love to share GIFs — and there are plenty of ways to do that, through online portals or keyboards — but often times because there is so much content, you’ll end up surfacing up a lower-fidelity GIF. There … Read More

This app will help you figure out if you can fit that Costco-sized paper towel box in your apartment

You’re probably going to get a better deal when you buy consumer products — like paper towels — wholesale, but at the same time you’re also buying a very, very large package of said consumer products. So, they might not … Read More

To fix SoundCloud, it must become the anti-Spotify

Startups die by suicide, not competition. It wasn’t that anyone was stealing SoundCloud’s underground rappers, bedroom remixers, and garage bands. SoundCloud stumbled because it neglected these hardcore loyalists as it wrongly strived to usurp Spotify as the streaming home of music’s … Read More

Descript gets $5M to make sound editing like a word document

Right before jumping on the phone Friday afternoon, Andrew Mason, who then ran a walking tour startup called Detour and ran Groupon, was hand-correcting a transcription of a speech by John F. Kennedy — which was transcribed by some new … Read More

Record breaking 881 new companies registered with SECP in November, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) during the month of November 2017 registered 881 new companies. As compared to the corresponding month of last financial year, it represents a growth of 40 percent. The new incorporation raised the … Read More

This 3-month accelerator program in Norway is offering investments up to $150k

Over the years, I have personally witnessed demo days, startup showcases and met with many startups incubated at incubation centers in Pakistan. One of the major concern with all these incubators is the lack of international perspective and openness to … Read More