Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Nadeem Hussain joins PlanX as a board member

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

PlanX welcomes Mr. Nadeem Hussain as a PlanX Board Member. Mr. Hussain is a Coach at Planet N group of companies. Previously he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tameer Microfinance Bank Limited. Prior to his appointment at Tameer, Nadeem spent 27 years with Citigroup in various capacities. Mr. Nadeem Hussain is also a part of the technology [...]

Busting Bias with Auréile Salvaire

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

PlanX in collaboration with Global Shapers Lahore hosted a 2 hour workshop on gender equality last Thursday. This was an exclusive invite only workshop by Auréile Salvaire at Arfa Software Technology Park. She took the attendees on a journey from early socialisation of a child into gender roles, to reinforcement of gender biases throughout life and [...]

Finja PlanX AMA

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

Team Finja visited PlanX for an AMA session last Thursday. We had Qasif Shahid co-founder & CEO, Umer Munawar co-founder & COO and last, but not least Ayaz Waheed, Head of Project Management. From the inception of their service to the future plans, Finja answered every question thrown their way. Finja was founded by a team [...]

EO GSEA Awards

By | November 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Under our partnership with EO Lahore Chapter and Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) Pakistan, PlanX is excited to bring to you the ‘Entrepreneurs Organization Global Competition’. The EO is a global network of influential business owners and has chapters all over the world. GSEA is a renowned competition held all over the world and targets students [...]

PlanX AMA with Laundry Walaz

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Last week we hosted the Laundry Walaz at PlanX for our weekly PlanX AMA. Laundry Walaz are a premium dry cleaning and laundering startup that is available on iOS and Android for Lahori’s. They offer next day (express) laundry delivery at your doorstep. We were joined by the Managing Directors, Ahmed Azim and Shams Amin. The [...]

ATX+ PAK and Power of Youth visit PlanX

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Two delegations visited PlanX yesterday; the first was the ATX+PAK Entrepreneurship Program. This program invites entrepreneurs from Pakistan to visit Austin incubators for three weeks, in which they receive intensive training and encouragement from leading mentors in the Austin ecosystem. The entrepreneurs also receive the opportunity to meet with the investor community. The team came to meet the [...]

PlanX Investors Focus Group

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

PlanX invited 7 investors for the first installment of its 3 investor focus groups. This is a research initiative that should enable us and our startups to understand the psyche and requirements of the investors. The participants included: Khurram Saleem - Unze London Umer Khan - Vivid Technologies Ali Tareen – JDW Group Basit Hassan – [...]

PlanX EIR with Badar Khushnood

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Last week PlanX held their Entrepreneur in Residence program with Mr. Badar Khushnood. Badar, is the country consultant for Twitter and the founder of Bramerz - a marketing solutions service in Pakistan. Six of our startups participated in the PlanX EIR session. Shadibox particularly benefitted from this session. Badar presented solutions to several of their marketing [...]

PlanX partners with the School of Tomorrow

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

PlanX partnered with the School of Tomorrow to bring an exclusive Hackathon at the SOT 2016. This was a one day inter-Beaconhouse School event. This competition allowed teams to come hack into the future and work on some of the biggest urban and technological challenges such as cyber security and traffic congestion. The teams were given [...]

PlanX hosts Facebook for Developers Workshop for the first time in Pakistan

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

PlanX hosts Facebook for Developers Workshop for the first time in Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan – November 3rd, 2016 For the first time in Pakistan, Facebook for Developers in collaboration with PlanX, conducted a one day workshop on Thursday 3rd November, 2016. Facebook for Developers helps you build new platforms, grow and monetize your app. This program provides developers [...]