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PKR 1 billion announced for SMEs by UK-funded Karandaaz and JS Bank

Karachi | Jan 30, 2019

The UK-funded Karandaaz has signed an agreement with JS Bank to jointly make PKR 1 billion available for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) financing. Increased access to SME financing will create jobs, improve household incomes and increase economic growth at

Karandaaz Pakistan Continues to Promote FinTech Innovation through Grants

Islamabad | Jan 28, 2019

Karandaaz Pakistan signed grant agreements with the winners of its third ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ at a ceremony in Islamabad. The annual challenge, run with the support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, funds startup ideas that use technology to

Matilda Solutions, Love for Data, and Agri Mart Shine as the brightest ideas in Karandaaz FinTech Disrupt Challenge 2018

Karachi | Dec 11, 2018

Karachi: Karandaaz Pakistan announced ‘Matilda Solutions’, ‘Love for Data’, and ‘AgriMart, as the winners of its third round of annual FinTech Disrupt Challenge after a close competition between 16 extraordinary technology startups with ideas for financial inclusion. The three outstanding

New study highlights massive economic benefits of low-income housing

Islamabad | Dec 5, 2018

Investment in low-income housing would bring “massive” economic benefits to Pakistan, according to a new study published by Karandaaz Pakistan and funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID).

Study by Karandaaz Explores the Bankability of Pakistan’s Road Transport Sector

Islamabad | Nov 11, 2018

Karandaaz Pakistan has launched a study on the bankability of the road transport sector. The transport and logistics sector is one of the most important elements of an economy.

19 Promising FinTech Startups to Participate in Karandaaz’s 3rd FinTech Disrupt Challenge

Islamabad | Nov 7, 2018

Nineteen promising FinTechs have been bustling with excitement and morphing their raw ideas into scalable solutions as part of Karandaaz Pakistan’s FinTech Disrupt Challenge (FDC) 2018. FDC, for which Karandaaz funded FinTech Factory acceleration support to these startups.