Investment with Impact

PKR 55.6B
MSME financing leveraged via
Karandaaz supported facilities*
PKR 69.6B
Additional revenue generated by
Karandaaz supported SMEs
PKR 3.2B
Spent on digital financial services
Over 826.7K
MSMEs supported* *
PKR 535M
Capital provided to
80 women-led enterprises* * **
Over 874K
Jobs supported* *
*Includes Karandaaz share in both debt and equity instruments 
* * Includes 824,000 micro-enterprises and 820,000 jobs supported through Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC)
* * * Includes growth capital, COVID support, business development and capacity building support provided through technical assistance.

KARANDAAZ NEWS

Karandaaz Organizes HACKADESIGN to Drive Financial Inclusion Through Design Experience

KARACHI – January 14, 2022: Karandaaz Pakistan successfully hosted a two-day hackathon, called HACKADESIGN, in partnership with Pakistan Fintech Network (PFN), Pakistan Fintech Association (PFA), and IDEATE Innovation at The Hive, Karachi.

Karandaaz joins the SME Finance Forum to promote access to finance for MSMEs

22 December 2021: Karandaaz joins the SME Finance Forum as the newest member of our global membership network. Our members are SME financing experts from 80+ countries who share the common goal of expanding access to finance to small businesses worldwide through knowledge exchange and innovation.

Karandaaz, Pakistan Fintech Network & Pakistan Fintech Association invite Experienced Design Enthusiasts to Participate in the first ever HACKADESIGN

Islamabad - 14 December, 2021: Karandaaz is partnering with Pakistan Fintech Network (PFN) and Pakistan Fintech Association (PFA) to co-host a first-of-it- kind design hackathon, HACKADESIGN.

Befiler to Introduce a Digital Solution for Tax Filing with Karandaaz Support

Befiler recently won a grant for a digital experiment from Karandaaz Pakistan, a not-for-profit funded by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Befiler participated in the recent round of Karandaaz’s Digital Experiment Program, and won the grant through a competitive application process.

KARANDAAZ STORIES

Innovation Challenge Fund 2021

SME Finance Forum Dialogue II – Views from the Middle East

Women Ventures – Rafia Zahid, CEO of Tippitoes

Webinar: Cloud-based Innovation

Impact of COVID on Pakistan’s SMEs

Karandaaz Fintech Talks – Haball Pakistan

Mark Suzman, CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, talks about Raast

Karandaaz Pakistan Intro Video

Ali Sarfraz, CEO Karandaaz explains SEED Programme

Karandaaz WEC2018 Investee: M-Tex

Karandaaz WEC2018 Investee: Webworks

WEC2018 Participant – New Age Flour Mill

Financing Growth in the Auto sector

Zafar Hussain, District Sargodha

KARANDAAZ BLOG

Financial Inclusion and the Increasing Gender Disparity

Over the years a number of policy measures have been designed and implemented to improve the proportion of financially included Pakistanis and expand the uptake of formal financial services. However, from the demand side perspective data reveals that there is

Challenge Funds – The Karandaaz Experience

Karandaaz has run 10 rounds of challenge funds in Pakistan, and some of the findings provide valuable insights that are worth sharing.

Narrowing the gender gap through Digital interventions

With a vision statement of “financially included, economically empowered Pakistanis” Karandaaz Pakistan, through all of its four verticals i.e., Capital, Digital, Innovation and Research; is working to develop and promote an all-inclusive and a conducive financial environment and accords great importance to equal provision of financial services to women.

KARANDAAZ BLOG

Financial Inclusion and the Increasing Gender Disparity

Over the years a number of policy measures have been designed and implemented to improve the proportion of financially included Pakistanis and expand the uptake of formal financial services. However, from the demand side perspective data reveals that there is

Challenge Funds – The Karandaaz Experience

Karandaaz has run 10 rounds of challenge funds in Pakistan, and some of the findings provide valuable insights that are worth sharing.

Narrowing the gender gap through Digital interventions

With a vision statement of “financially included, economically empowered Pakistanis” Karandaaz Pakistan, through all of its four verticals i.e., Capital, Digital, Innovation and Research; is working to develop and promote an all-inclusive and a conducive financial environment and accords great importance to equal provision of financial services to women.

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