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Stages of a Startup Life Cycle: Building-The-MVP

As a startup, everything you do is extremely important and has to be done right. The first thing, after coming up with an idea is to formulate a team which can realize all your dreams into reality. It is of the utmost importance that you hire people who actually believe in your business and want to make it a success as much as you do. Your team has to be a combination of people who bring different strengths and skills to the table. To hire the perfect people, analyze your own skills and expertise, see what lacks in your team and then choose the person most likely to fill that gap.

Plan9's Alumni Clean Sweeps at Momentum 2019

Pakistan’s leading technology and entrepreneurial event, Momentum Tech Conference 2019, took place in Karachi recently. This event holds the credit for bringing together the entire eco-sphere of technology, start-ups, investors, incubators, and other stakeholders under one roof. 

Billionaire Tim Draper invests in Plan9 Alumni, Usama Abid's AI startup


A Better Solution Than Tuition

E-learning has come to dominate the strategic thinking of people over the past decade in several countries and also has a high growth potential in Pakistan.It helps students understand better and saves their time. Learning through animated videos provides better understanding and strong concepts.

Galaxy Lollywood - Your One Stop Shop For All Things Lollywood

Iman Ali and Momin the eccentric duo of co-leads, Hassan, the outlaw, Ayaan the hopeless romantic and Kahkshaan the Grande Dame; there you have it. A classic Lollywood action-romance set amidst the grandeur of the 90’s. I just had to put team Galaxy Lollywood into fictional characters; can you blame me though? The team was literally named after a cinematic masterpiece by God Himself. The picture I just portrayed is the behind-the-scene image of the very quirky startup that is Galaxy Lollywood.

Traverous – Mapping your Travel Adventures

In the last decade, travelling has witnessed a major shift by leveraging technology. But with new tech advancements right around the corner, more is to come. TravelTech has become a hot new industry, and there are plenty of startups with innovative new ideas on how to change the way we travel and enhance the experience for tourists and travel enthusiasts.

Rameeza Moin

I’m an educationalist and have worked in this field for 15 years. I remember, once on a school trip, we stopped at a Dhaba (roadside restaurant). There came a little kid selling boiled eggs. He was hardly 5 years old, skinny kid, breathing heavily, with a runny nose, wearing ragged clothes and a torn sandal in a cold weather. Upon enquiry, I came to know that the kid has a hole in his heart, since birth. I asked his father who was also working there, “Why are you letting him work when he is sick?” His reply shocked me ‘baji kiya karun, kharcha pura karna hai.

Abdul Wasay

With less than 6 months left in my graduation, unlike any other student the fear of unemployment did not take over me. The only thing that seemed logical then was, why run after jobs when you can create them? Instead of going with the flow, I planned to create waves!

The Stages of a Startup

Giving birth to a new life is never easy. Be it a human or your business.

As the founder and CEO of your business, it’s very important to know the stages that your startup goes through so that you know how to manage things in a way that not just allow your startup to breathe but take the corporate world by storm.

The stages of a startup

Stage 1. The Idea Stage

You’ve an awesome idea? Great! But that’s not enough. Before you step into the ring, the first thing you must do is to reflect on yourself.

Stage 1: Ideation

Entrepreneurship has become a buzzword in the recent times and, like with everything else, everyone wants to jump on the bandwagon. While we all applaud the instant successes, a lot of work and effort goes into making a startup successful. Before you get into the practical aspect of the whole thing, make sure you have analyzed your idea in depth.