Pakistani startups have begun to make a mark globally by making it to the Forbes Asia 100 to Watch list. They have made waves on the global stage by garnering investments and media attention due to their smart business strategies.
After the onset of COVID-19, the Pakistani e-commerce industry has grown by leaps and bounds as they have ventured into utilizing digitization to bring suppliers and customers closer together. The industry’s progress has been remarkable, and hence it has managed to get international recognition.
Although the market is extremely competitive, some of the Pakistani startups managed to stand out in the race, and here we have a list of all those entrepreneurial ventures.
One of the two Pakistani startups that made it to the Forbes list was Sastaticket.pk. Sastaticket.pk is a Pakistani travel search and reservation website, which was founded by Shazil Mehkri. The app and the website of the platform are super easy to use, and what’s great about it is that it gives you a list of discounted flights traveling across multiple cities in Pakistan.
The second one to grab a spot on the list was SafePay. It is a platform that provides digital payment solutions to Pakistani businesses. It was founded by Raza Naqvi.
3. Systems Limited
The last one made it bigger on the list. The Lahore-based information and technology company may not be a startup but it has managed to grab a spot in the Forbes list of Asia’s Best Under A Billion for the second year in a row. The yearly list honors the top 200 small and mid-sized listed firms in Asia-Pacific with sales of less than $1 billion.
Looking at the companies making it big in the world gives Pakistan a sense of hope that all is not lost and there’s a whole lot of potential in this countrymen to do wonders across the globe.
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