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“Recognizing the significance of data and research in understanding a growth market better, at i2i Insights Lab we do a bi-monthly newsletter. Our newsletter helps predict trends, mitigate risk, and better navigate Pakistan’s entrepreneurship ecosystem by delivering cutting edge research right to your inbox.”

Past Issues

 

Tech Solutions for Women’s Safety: Addressing a Real Problem A Bitter ReminderThe recent rape case in Islamabad’s F9 park was a personal shock that …

The impact of platform bans on Pakistan’s startup ecosystem Online platforms are at the epicenter of communication and spearheading information in the …

Personal safety sector A Bitter ReminderThe recent rape case in Islamabad’s F9 park was a personal shock that hit too close to home. I …

The “F” Factor: Overcoming Bias in Startup Investment Selection This blog was co-authored by Cyrine Ben Fadhel, a venture capital investor at Global Ventures …

The “F” Factor: Overcoming Bias in Startup Investment Selection This blog was co-authored by Cyrine Ben Fadhel, a venture capital investor at Global Ventures …

A Gender Lens on Pakistan’s Startup Investment Landscape Note: In the following analysis; Female-founded startups refer to Female-only teams (1 or more …

Has Pakistan’s Politico-Economic Situation Prolonged The Startup Winter? After an eventful week, the general elections in Pakistan have finally wrapped up. As …

Pakistani startups raised: $20.3M in Q1 2021 (15 Deals) $85.2M in Q2 2021 (18 Deals) $172.6M in Q3 2021 (17 deals) = …

Three months into 2021, we review the health of startup deal flow for Q1 in Pakistan’s entrepreneurship ecosystem. So far, it looks …

Pakistani startups raised:  $19.39M in 2021 Q1 (15 Deals) $81.73M in 2021 Q2 (18 Deals) = $101.12M raised in total in 2021 …

Part II: The B2C Online Grocery Segment Over the last decade, E-commerce has been  a fast-growing sector across Asia, including in Pakistan. …

Part I: The B2B Online Grocery Segment The momentum in the grocery e-commerce segment in Pakistan as a whole has been underway …

Why a Deal Flow Tracker? Why Now?  At Invest2Innovate, our research arm Insights is dedicated to closing the information gap when it comes to …

E-Learning & its Future in Light of COVID-19   Since the outbreak of COVID-19 this year, students of all ages have been confined …

The Age of COVID In February 2020, i2i’s Insights newsletter covered the growth of Pakistan’s travel industry, and its place on various global …

Rise of Pakistan as a Growth Market in Local and Global Tourism Snapshot of Travel & Tourism Industry in Numbers If your social media …

Pakistan’s Mobility Landscape Breaking down the buzzword. Mobility is a buzzword, one that’s been used frequently in the startup ecosystem. But what do …

The State of Pakistan’s Startup Ecosystem: i2i’s New Study Have you felt the buzz yet? If you haven’t been under a rock, you know …

What were the big developments in Pakistan’s startup space in 2018? There is an endless list of things happening nationwide that will …

Is Pakistan entering the age of the “gig” workers? Hello friends, colleagues and co-conspirators!  The nature of how we do work has …

How much investment activity has there actually been in Pakistan’s startup space? (Note: The numbers stated in this newsletter are based on …

Is the government really on board with an entrepreneurial Pakistan? and the legal startup guide of your dreams! Hello friends, colleagues and …

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) is widely hailed as one of the biggest events in Pakistan but it’s not just bringing cricket back to …

Hello friends! Happy Women’s Day to you all! I know. We should celebrate women every day, not just on International Women’s Day. …

AgTech is on the rise and investor interest globally in agriculture is at its peak, but can Pakistan leverage technology to help the industry leapfrog? Hello …

Are Pakistan’s e-commerce platforms really winning as big as they claim on Black/White Fridays? Hello friends, colleagues and co-conspirators! Black Friday sales are always …

Customer research and validation are critical to growth but are we doing it right? Hello friends, colleagues and co-conspirators! During an investor …

Why do startups fail and what can we do to address the challenges that lead them to that point? Hello friends, colleagues …

Is solar the way forward in addressing Pakistan’s energy crisis? Hello friends, colleagues and co-consiprators! In Pakistan LOL means Loads of Load-shedding (bad …

What is the Ride-Hailing Economy look like in Pakistan? Hello friends, colleagues and co-consiprators (& Eid Mubarak in advance to those celebrating!) …

FinTech is so hot right now – or is it? Hello friends, colleagues and co-conspirators! Last week, Pakistan’s financial technology (fintech) space made …

The rules are changing within the e-commerce space. Is the future of retail and e-tail one and the same now? Hello friends, colleagues and …

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