NSTP Talks with CEO PriceOye

Adnan Shaffi is co-founder and CEO at PriceOye, which is a marketplace for consumer electronics. Prior to that, he was a co-founder and CEO at CupertinoTimes.com, a technology blog that was acquired by a US-based publishing firm in 2015. Before that, Adnan was co-founder and editor-in-chief at Chip Hazard, another technology blog that was acquired by a UK-based investment firm. Adnan has an MBA from the Karachi School of Business & Leadership (2015) and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bahria University (2011). Below are the edited excerpts from Manager Innovation’s recent conversation with the [...]

Pakistan’s NSTP boosting tenants’ motivation, productivity and linkages

Amidst the coronavirus crises, Pakistan’s National Science and Technology Park (NSTP) is boosting the skills, motivation and productivity of its tenants and facilitating discussion and collaboration among them through digital platforms and initiatives. The ongoing pandemic of COVID-19 has made it imperative to evolve the patterns of life while continuing growth and sustainability in all fields, including how we learn. Being a national platform, NSTP launched free online courses not only for its tenants but for startups and business founders all over Pakistan so that they are better equipped to cope with current circumstances. These online [...]

Pakistan’s NSTP propelling startups to growth through Cube 8 Programme

Pakistan’s National Science & Technology Park (NSTP), home to more than 60 companies, is boosting the growth of its startups though nurturing environment and enabling ecosystem. The park offers Hatch 8 pre-incubation, Cube 8 incubation and Excelerate acceleration programmes for startups in early, mid and late stage of their lifecycle. Cube 8 programme is designed to offer its residents an independent office in a fully enabled 24/7 facility, guidance from mentors and coaches, and networking opportunities though access to resident companies, partners and international associations. Moreover, startup founders and employees get the opportunity to enhance their [...]