What Lahore desperately needs is an affordable Co-working space which is open to all types of professional, techies and non-techies, entrepreneurs, freelancers, cottage-industry workers, bakers and yes, even musicians.
A quick write-up following a visit to a local crafts fair in Lahore - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! The Good The Season-November in Lahore is the closest we get to Autumn around here, so it was quite comfortable while browsing through the crowds for the perfect handicraft fix. The sun is bright… Continue reading Creative Chaos: Ethnic Crafts Fair in Lahore
"Why do we fear pricing products?" This is the one of many questions that came up recently. Here is some background: That ring belonged on my finger. I am at a local crafts and organic foodstuff fair in Lahore with a friend when this sparkly jewellery catches my eye. There are a couple of people… Continue reading Win the Wallet: Cardinal Rules of Selling at a Local Fair
These are exciting, heady times to be involved in Technology and Entrepreneurship in Pakistan. With many province-backed Technology boards kicking 'start-up' incubators and accelerators into high gear (namely Punjab and KPK), while both private and public universities are scrambling to join bandwagon to nurture the next Instagram or Uber, many young Pakistanis are being led… Continue reading Cautionary Tale for Pakistan’s Tech Industry