Yearly Archives: 2016

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PlanX Eco-system at a Glance

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

PlanX Eco-system at a Glance At PlanX we take startups on a rolling basis, this means we don’t have cycles and startups can apply for acceleration at any time. Because of this we’ve managed to accelerate 19 startups this year! To name a few, our startups have included, BeautyHooked, RepairDesk, Cyphlon, Car Chabi and many more. [...]

PlanX Startup Investments in 2016

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  PlanX Startup Investments in 2016   Looking back at 2016, we’ve had an interesting year, full of ups and downs in tech both locally and internationally. With SpaceX and Facebook tumbling a loss on their rockets to cyber hacks into Zameen.com and Car Wheels. However, when it comes to raising funding for startups, we have [...]

PlanX Strategic Partnerships in 2016

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

PlanX Strategic Partnerships in 2016 Strategic Partnerships has been our thing this year. We’ve partnered with 24 organisations this year alone. This is because we strongly believe in working in collaboration to develop not only our startups but the eco-system along with us. With big names such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Unilever Foundry, EO GSEA Lahore, [...]

PlanX welcomes its new startup ForiEDU

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

PlanX welcomes its newest ed-tech startup on board ForiEDU.com. They provide online one-to-one sessions and in-person tutoring through an online portal. Besides that, for the first time in Pakistan, we have introduced live online Crash Courses managed through ForiEDU.com e-learning platform. Their e-learning platform allows the instructors to create sessions that are aided with the facilities of web-cam and [...]

PlanX partners with World Startup Factory

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

PlanX partners with World Startup Factory World Startup Factory (WSF) is a startup accelerator based in The Hague, Netherlands that supports entrepreneurs with impact driven solutions backed by convincing business models. A big part of their vision is to connect with organization all over the world that have shared beliefs and values. By partnering with PlanX [...]

PlanX AMA with Car Chabi

By | December 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

PlanX AMA with Car Chabi The PlanX AMA last week was held with our very own startup co-founders, Ali Rashid CEO Car Chabi and Hammad Siddiqui, COO Car Chabi. These two kept us entertained with their witty and candid responses. Car Chabi have created an IoT app that essentially replaces your car key. You can turn [...]

PlanX Startup MangoBaaz raises $115,000 in Seed Funding

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

MangoBaaz is Pakistan’s first new media company that focuses on creating digital content for its millennial audience, similar to companies such as ScoopWhoop in India, and BuzzFeed or Vice in the US. MangoBaaz are a startup that were accelerated at PlanX, the nation’s largest technology accelerator. PlanX is a project of the Punjab IT Board. After [...]

Asha Jadeja Motwani comes to PlanX

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

We had a very special visit at PlanX from Ms. Asha Jadeja Motwani, Founder of Maker Fest, Rajeev Circle Fellowship and Dot Edu Ventures. Asha is also an officer of the Motwani Jadeja Family Foundation. Ms. Asha and her late husband Rajeev Motwani co-invested in over 100 startups as angels. Rajeev was also the founding advisor to Google and the author of Google's algorithmic architecture. Asha [...]

PlanX Investors Focus Group Finale

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

PlanX has always focused on the growth of its startups and the entrepreneurial ecosystem in general. Despite the fact that a lot of potential investors exist in Pakistan, they are often reluctant to come forward and put their money into the startups. PlanX took it upon itself to identify the issues faced by the investor community [...]

Telenor partners with Vivid Technologies

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Telenor signs up Vivid to transform its customer services by providing Visual IVR services Telenor has partnered with Vivid Technologies to enhance their customer service experience. Vivid is enabling an enhanced telephony customer service through upgraded technology in terms of visual navigation. It is a major step forward for companies that have an appetite for better [...]