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PSEB launches Counseling Center for IT graduates, Startups, Young Entrepreneurs & Freelancers

I am pleased to inform you that Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) has recently launched Counseling Center for fresh IT graduates, startups, young entrepreneurs and freelancers. PSEB officers can provide guidance and mentorship on variety of subjects such as queries related to company setup, business planning, team composition, competitive analysis, optimal positioning of your product/service offerings, social media marketing, international marketing, business financing and IT exports reporting. For more information, please visit http://pseb.org.pk/pseb-programs/counseling-center.html or send us an email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at +92 800 03030 Ext. 4 (within Pakistan: dial 0800 03030).

For any direct queries or escalation of issue related to international marketing, registration and domestic facilitation, office space, bandwidth, company/professional certifications and trainings, you may contact head of the relevant department:

 

Managing Director, PSEB:

Mr. Asim Shahryar Husain

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International Marketing & Investments:

Mr. Sulman Hassan, Director International Marketing

Ph: +92-42-99239170, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Jahazaib Shafi, Manager Marketing

Ph: +92-51-9211124, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

PSEB Registration, Domestic Facilitation, & IT outsourcing:

Syed Ali Abbas Hasani, Director Domestic Business

Ph: +92-51-9206961, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Sajid Iqbal, Manager Domestic Business

Ph: +92-51-9220812, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Company/Professional Certifications, Trainings, & Internships:

Mr. Saif-ur-Rehman Korai, Director Projects

Ph: +92-51-9211094,Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Office Space in Software Technology Parks (STPs):

Mr. Nasir Khan Afridi, Director Infrastructure

Ph: +92-51-9220813, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Muhammad Akbar, Manager Infrastructure

Ph: +92-51-9220811, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Bandwidth and hosting:

Mr. Shaukat Ali, Director Technical/CTO

Ph: +92-51-9219075, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Shakeel Ahmed, Manager Systems

Ph: +92-51-9211093, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Best Regards,

Syed Ali Abbas Hasani

Director Operations & Administration

Pakistan Software Export Board

2nd Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex

F-5, Aga Khan Road, Islamabad.

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Phone: +92-51-9206961, 9204074 (Ext.106)


Mobile World Congress (February 22-25, 2016)

Dear PSEB Member

In-line with the government's objective to boost IT exports of Pakistan, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) hereby solicits applications from PSEB member companies to exhibit at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain from February 22-25, 2016.

Mobile World Congress is an annual exhibition intended to provide a venue for mobile industry networking, new business opportunities and deal making. In 2015, Mobile World Congress hosted more than 94,000 attendees from across the globe with 2199 companies displaying cutting-edge products and services that define the future of mobile. Annual Global Mobile Awards ceremony has been held in conjunction with Mobile World congress for the past 20 years and is coveted for recognizing the most innovative mobile solutions and initiatives from around the world.

This year, PSEB will be setting up a Pakistan Mobile Applications Pavilion at MWC 2016. To motivate PSEB member companies to exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2016, PSEB has decided to offer 60% subsidy on normal space costs. The shortlisted companies would be required to pay Rs 434,000/- for a 4.5sqm (40.5 sq. ft.) booth after availing PSEB subsidy. Companies would be responsible for their representative’s travel, hotel accommodation and other miscellaneous expenses.

If your entity is interested in exhibiting at the said event, kindly fill out the form available here and submit to the undersigned with all requisite attachments by October 7, 2015. Late submission would not be considered.

·         Application Form & Signed ToR

·         Company Profile

·        One page per mobile application covering features, benefits, platform, date of upload, number of downloads so far, screen shots and revenue generated from that app so far.

·         Demand draft of PKR 434,000/- in favour of Pakistan Software Export Board. The deposit is refundable in case an IT company is not short-listed. The deposit would be non-refundable in case of non-participation after selection.

Kindly contact the undersigned for any related queries.

Best regards,

Sulman Hassan
Director International Marketing

Pakistan Software Export Board (G) Ltd.
Ministry of IT and Telecom
Government of Pakistan
Office 5/6, 5th Floor Shaheen Complex
Edgerton Road, Lahore, Pakistan
Telephone: +92-42-99239170
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Invitation to attend JumpStart Pakistan Startup Arena @ ITCN Asia, Expo

Dear PSEB Member,

JumpStart Pakistan (www.jumpstartpakistan.com) has join hands with Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan to bring for the first time ever in the history of ITCN Asia, a mega Startup event comprising of a Startup Arena from Sept. 15th till Sept. 17th and two high profile Entrepreneurial conferences; Shepherd’s PIE on Sept. 16th and Seedstars Karachi on Sept. 17th.

Startup Arena in Hall 3 of Karachi Expo centre during ITCN Asia will provide an opportunity for startups to showcase their respective innovative products & services as well as pitch their startups before local and international investors during Shepherd’s PIE and Seedstars conferences.

Shepherd’s PIE is one of the most prestigious event of Entrepreneurial ecosystem in Pakistan. It follows the Shark Tank and Dragons Den theme with its own unique model. CEOs (Shepherds) of well established companies sit on  stage and act as seed investors while startups pitch their aspiring ideas. CEOs and Startups can make a deal on the spot or can continue the discussion and close the deal in coming days or months.

Seedstars World is a Switzerland based startup competition that takes place in emerging markets and is happening for the first time ever in Karachi, Pakistan at 15th ITCN Asia. The 15 best Startups will be invited to pitch in front of International and Local jury. The event will be filled with disruptive tech, inspirational keynotes, networking sessions and flight ticket for the winner to participate in Seedstars World event in Geneva, Switzerland to compete with 50 Startup winners from 50 countries to win $1.5 million investment.

You can participate either by registering As Delegate: http://bit.ly/1NjbTsn or in case your organization is interested in sponsoring a particular activity, speaking slot, conducting a workshop or being a shepherd, please contact us via email or phone.

Fakhar Abbas | Manager Operations

+92-51-5817375 |+92-333-5262283

www.jumpstartpakistan.com | JumpStart on Facebook | JumpStart on Twitter

Regards,

Jahanzaib Shafi

Manager International Marketing

Pakistan Software Export Board (G) Ltd.

Ph: +92-51-9211124

Cell: +92-333-5240609

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Consulting Opportunity: Potential e-Government Project

Dear Members

The Government of Maldives (GOM) has initiated a project towards the design and development of a National E-Government Framework (MEGF) for Maldives.  In this regard, they have contacted Ministry of Information Technology, Government of Pakistan to explore interest of IT consultants from Pakistan. It is a two year project requiring the services of the following consultants:

  1. Database Administrator (1) TOR

  2. Developers (6) TOR

  3. Network Administration and Security Consultant (1) TOR

  4. Systems Administrator (1) TOR

Companies interested to provide the services of these experts to Government of Maldives may submit their expression of interest along with CVs of proposed consultants to the undersigned along with the following documentation requirements on or before 25th August, 2015:

  • Company profile

  • e-government projects worked on in the past:

  1. Client name

  2. Number of resources engaged

  3. Project duration

  4. Results of project

  5. Client’s contact info

Regards,

Jahanzeb Shafi

Manager International Marketing

Pakistan Software Export Board

2nd Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex

F-5, Aga Khan Road

Islamabad.

Ph: 051-9211124 (Direct) 051-9204074 Ext: 119

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SAARC Development Fund

Request for Expression of Interest/ Proposals

For Supply of a) & Risk rating tools/ Assessment Models and (b) Credit Management Software

The SAARC development Fund, having its Secretariat at Thimphu, Bhutan, invites Expression of Interest/ Proposals from eligible firms for supply of following:

  1. Credit & Risk Rating Tools Assessment Models and

  2. Credit Management Software

Complete Terms of Reference is available at www.sdfsec.org or may obtained through email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Interested supplier firms should submit the proposals latest by 24th August, 2015, 5.00 PM (BST) through email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For further queries, please contact:

SAARC Development Fund Secretariat, BDBL Building, 3rd Floor, Norzin Lam, Post Box 928, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan Ph: +975-2-321152/53, Fax: +975-2-321150 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Regards,

Syed Ali Abbas Hasani
Director Operations and Administration

Pakistan Software Export Board
2nd Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex,
F-5, Aga Khan Road, Islamabad, Pakistan
Ph: +92-51-9206961
Fax: +92-51-9204075
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