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2nd Pak-China Business Forum Exhibition 2013

The second PakChina Business Forum exhibition would be held at the PakChina Friendship Centre between March 23-26, 2013. The event is organized by COMSATS and its Chinese Counterparts. The emphasis of the event is on renewable technologies, new energy technologies, information & communication technologies, water conservation, biomedical material and purification/sanitation. The 2012 PakChina exhibition was attended by 45,000 visitors and 500 international visitors. Moreover 25 MOUs were signed as per the information submitted by the event organizer.

The event provides an opportunity to interact with fellow exhibitors, prospective customers, and explore collaboration, cooperation possibilities in addition to developing necessary contacts for business solicitation. It is pertinent to note that many Chinese firms, including ones active in Pakistan are expected to exhibit at the event.

COMSATS is inviting IT companies to exhibit at the event and is offering special rates for attracting IT companies to the event. A 3x3 meter booth would cost Rs. 10,000.  More than one booth can be procured. Furthermore several sponsorship options are available to IT companies that may be interested in sponsoring the event for additional projection. If your entity is interested in exhibiting at the event, kindly fill out the form  at  pakchina business forum 2013.doc and submit to COMSATS by Feb 26, 2012. Further information on the event and sponsoring the event may be obtained at or alternately contact Mr. Zeeshan Haider, Public Relation Officer, COMSATS at 051-90495257.

Sulman Hassan 
Director International Marketing
Pakistan Software Export Board
2nd Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex, 
F-5, Agha Khan Road, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tele: +92-51-111-333-666 Ext: 112
Fax: +92-51-9204075

Kinverg Brings International Six Sigma Trainings to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Jan. 1, 2013- Kinverg, a growing management training and consulting organization of Pakistan , delivered Six Sigma trainings to Telenor Pakistan through its recent affiliation with Kinverg Global Consulting Inc. Canada. Six Sigma is a globally accepted, customer centric methodology for improving business processes by using statistical tools and can be used by any organization irrespective of their size and industry segment.

Muhammad Ali, Chief Executive Officer, highlighted that “Six Sigma can improve bottom lines and reduce cost. The global markets are becoming more competitive and highly agile. Six Sigma prepares an organization to manage these challenges by optimizing the underlying business processes. Kinverg is well positioned to bring quality Six Sigma trainings in Pakistan through our international affiliations and faculty”. Zafar Inayat, Executive Director Kinverg Global Consulting Inc. Canada, handed over the certificates to participants while Umair Shamsi and Hamza Qaiser were present from Telenor Pakistan.

About Kinverg

Kinverg provides training and consulting services for Lean Six Sigma, information security and project management. It has representative offices in KSA and Canada while the head office is based in Pakistan. The major local clients include PTCL , PRAL , PITC (Wapda) , Shaukat Khanam Hospital , Lahore Stock Exchange , Telenor Pakistan , Abacus Consulting , Sidat Hyder , AutoSoft Dynamics ,Interloop Textiles and MCB. The major international clientele includes Saudi Aramco, Saudi Cluster Program, Mott MacDonald, Nadec, Saudi Airforce and Saudi National Center for e-Learning and Distance Learning. Visit for more details please check


ESOLPK held a Seminar on Monitoring and Evaluation IT solutions in Non-Profits

ESOLPK IT GROUP held a seminar on Monitoring and Evaluation in NGOs and Non Profits on 31st Jan, 2013. The event also included the launch of a new web application of ESOLPK Products Division namely OneProject, an exclusive product being introduced in the Non profits to streamlined their projects monitoring and evaluations based on SAAS model.

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Banco do Brasil Americas Selects i2c as Payment Processor

International prepaid program for scholarship benefit disbursements to be launched on i2c's global payments platform.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and MIAMI – Dec.18, 2012 – i2c, Inc., a provider of payment processing and emerging commerce solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Banco do Brasil Americas to provide processing services for reloadable prepaid products. Banco do Brasil, Latin America's largest bank serving more than 55 million consumers globally, is the parent company of Banco do Brasil Americas.

The first collaboration between i2c and Banco do Brasil Americas will be a prepaid card program allowing Brazilian students living in the United States and other countries to receive scholarship benefit disbursements conveniently on a prepaid card. i2c's global payments platform will enable scholarship providers to load funds to prepaid cards that students can use to make purchases in their local currencies.

The new program supports Banco do Brasil Americas' plans to offer a range of prepaid products, including payroll, teen and benefit disbursement cards, to consumers in the United States. Miguel Cintron, Vice President of Business Development at i2c, said, “This card program will greatly simplify the scholarship disbursement process while enabling a common customer experience across different continents.”

The i2c platform will provide account communications and customer support options in Portuguese and English to Banco do Brasil Americas customers. Live customer service in those languages will be provided by i2c through its call center in Panama City, Panama.

“As Banco do Brasil Americas continues to expand and add to our range of convenient prepaid products, it is important that our partners have the ability to support these initiatives,” said Pamela Kohl, Executive Vice President of Products and Channels. “We chose to partner with i2c due to their global support operations and robust multi-currency, multi-lingual payments platform.”  “Banco do Brasil, one of the leading financial institutions in the world, has a clear strategy for international growth, and we are delighted to provide payment solutions to support that growth,” said Amir Wain, Founder & CEO of i2c. “Their selection of i2c is a testament to our reliability and the strength of our global payment processing technology."

About i2c, Inc.

i2c, Inc. provides the infrastructure financial institutions, corporations, brands and governments need to launch and profitably manage payment and next-generation commerce products. Its global-ready product suite encompasses card-based, virtual and mobile payments, loyalty and back office solutions. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, i2c supports clients on five continents from six sales and support offices worldwide. i2c Inc owns and operates i2c Pakistan where the bulk of the software development takes place. Visit for more information.

About Banco do Brasil Americas

Banco do Brasil Americas, a subsidiary of Banco do Brasil, provides banking services. For over 200 years, Banco do Brasil has provided efficient, trustworthy banking to Latin America and the world. In January 2012, Banco do Brasil expanded its model of quality and service while assisting clients worldwide by acquiring Eurobank Florida. Banco do Brasil Americas was established to create a solid, reliable presence in the US market. Three full-service branches are open in Coral Gables, Boca Raton and Pompano Beach. Each branch is staffed with employees who speak English, Portuguese and Spanish. Visit for more information.

Technosoft Solutions Becomes SEI Partner

10/15/2012 Branford, CT, USA —Technosoft today announced that it has been accepted as a Partner by the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI). As an SEI Partner, Technosoft is licensed to provide official SEI services in Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)/Information Security.

“We are pleased to welcome Technosoft as an SEI Partner,” said Lisa Masciantonio, manager of the SEI Partner Network. “Our Partners are a valuable extension of the SEI, helping to meet the demand for SEI courses and services worldwide with a level of quality that matches the SEI’s own.” SEI Partners are trained, evaluated, and selected by the SEI and are the only source of official SEI courses and services from outside the SEI. SEI Partners provide courses, appraisal services, and/or coaching services in one or more of the following areas: Capability Maturity Model Integration, software architecture, software engineering measurement and analysis, and the Team Software Process.

Technosoft Process Improvement Division specializes in CMMI consultancy and appraisal services for the very small to medium sized companies/teams. Our focus is to help small companies/teams become more productive while improving quality by utilizing the vast amount of knowledge CMMI model presents. Technosoft differentiates itself from the rest of the consulting community by the fact that Technosoft is also a practitioner of the CMMI model at its software division for the last five years (ML2 appraised in 2008). Technosoft's SCAMPI Class A appraisal services are heavily discounted to celebrate its first year as a SEI partner.

The SEI is a U.S. Department of Defense federally funded research and development center operated by Carnegie Mellon University. The SEI helps organizations make measured improvements in their software engineering capabilities by providing technical leadership to advance the practice of software engineering. For more information about the SEI, visit For more information about the SEI Partner Network, visit