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Forget escooters. This startup is betting buses are the future of mobility

Most of the hype around mobility startups is focused on companies working in the world’s biggest cities — offering escooters and ride-hailing apps, often in places already well equipped with public transport. One British startup, Zeelo, has a different focus. It runs a platform offering electric commuter bus services for people living in rural areas or in ‘public transport deserts’ —  places where there’sread more

Huawei Announces Initiatives to Build Robust Startup Ecosystems in Asia Pacific

[Singapore/Hong Kong, August 4, 2021] The Asia-Pacific Spark Founders Summit, held simultaneously in Singapore and Hong Kong SAR, featured announcements of four initiatives — including the Cloud-Cloud Collaboration and Innovation Program — from HUAWEI CLOUD, with a key goal to supercharge startup growth. Mr. Zhang Ping’an, Senior Vice President of Huawei, CEO of Huawei Cloud BU, and President of Huaweiread more

Plant-Based Meat Startup GoodDot to Strengthen Presence in Indian and Global Markets

Plant-based meat company, GoodDot is planning to strengthen its presence in Indian and international markets. Recently, the Udaipur-based firm has secured an undisclosed amount in funding from the consumer-focused venture fund Sixth Sense Ventures. The funds will drive its expansion plans and will also be utilized on R&D, marketing, and wider distribution. Abhishek Sinha, CEO, and Co-Founder of GoodDot, stated,read more

Microsoft’s next Surface Book could steal a popular Apple ‘Magic’ trick

Microsoft may bring the iPad keyboard’s floating screen feature to its next Surface device. Microsoft published a new patent detailing a similar Apple Magic Keyboard feature that allows a compatible iPad Air or iPad Pro to appear like a floating screen. The next Surface device could use the same trick. Spotted by Windows Latest, the patent describes a cantilever hinge mechanic attached to a stand that allows a display to be positionedread more

Squire, a barbershop tech platform, triples its valuation (again) with Tiger Global

When co-founders Songe LaRon and Dave Salvant first began barbershop tech platform Squire in 2016, they leaned in: The duo bought a barbershop in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood to see firsthand how the business worked. For one year, the co-founders religiously worked at the shop, now owned by a larger barbershop chain, handling every bit of the business (except cutting hair).read more

NUST Displays Assistive Technologies At Technology For Inclusion Summit

In recent news, the National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) collaborated with the Pak-Everbright Development Organisation (PEDO) to hold the first-ever Inclusion Summit 2021. The summit was held within the university where the primary objective was to connect users, manufacturers, researchers, and respective stakeholders in the domain of assistive technologies. Moreover, this allowed NUST to engage with the industryread more

BlackBerry smartphones could be making a new comeback thanks to Onward Mobility

BlackBerry brand has been part of Onward Mobility’s portfolio since August 2020 and we’ve heard nothing but promises for new BB smartphones since.The company launch a pre-commitment program, suggesting a new handset might finally be on the way. The program is actually a subscription list for partners and fans, who will be able to receive “product, feature, and availability updates”read more

Pakistani and Korean Firms Partner to Expand EV Charging Infrastructure in Pakistan

Zi Solar Pvt. Ltd., a renewable energy solution provider in Pakistan, has entered into an exclusive partnership with a Korean global leader in renewable energy called Aeonus Co. Ltd. to enable the deployment of Electric Vehicles (EV) charging and storage equipment in Pakistan. The companies will also engage in collaborative research and development efforts to promote electric charging infrastructure andread more

5 strategies that every startup should implement to sustain its business

Being the founder of a startup is a complex and challenging task in itself; You have to face challenges such as having the monetary capacity and the knowledge to get a business off the ground, you have the need to face fierce competition, a volatile economy and a changing market. In addition to all this, 2020 accentuated the challenges you face as an more

CABI, Pakistan’s Next Biggest Ride-Hailing Service, All Set for Operations

Pakistan’s ride-hailing is about to reach the next level through a new entrant: CABI. Assuring to provide an excellent experience to its users and making their daily commute easier, CABI promises to provide safe and hassle-free travel solutions. Variants ranging from economy, economy plus, executive, executive plus along with 7-seater vans would provide options to users to get facilitated. Someread more