Categories: Startups

3 Pakistani startups have been nominated for the Shell LiveWIRE Top 10 Innovators from all over the world

Pakistani startups are making a global buzz.

Three startups from Pakistan have been nominated for the Top 10 Innovators Award Programme by Shell LiveWire. The startups include SheKab, an online carpooling service specifically for women; Sehat Kahani, a telemedicine platform that links female doctors with patients living in underprivileged areas; and WonderTree, an Augmented Reality-based education tool for children with special needs.

Shell LiveWire is a flagship entrepreneurship development program started by the world renowned oil and gas company Shell. It was started with Shell’s vision to help local entrepreneurs set up long-lasting businesses that can create jobs and contribute to the economy. 2017 marks LiveWIRE’s 35th anniversary.

The Top 10 Innovators Award Programme was started with the goal to accelerate entrepreneurial innovation in LiveWIRE alumni. The main eligibility criteria to be nominated for the Award is to have a business that has growth potential and has been up and running between 1 to 5 years.

22 startups from all over the world including Saudi Arabia, Italy, Brunei, and the UK, are nominated for the Top 10 Innovators Awards and the voting process is underway.

The startups nominated from Pakistan have been doing quite well for themselves. SheKab recently got selected for Norway’s Katapult Accelerator. Sehat Kahani has been regularly conducting medical awareness seminars and training sessions in the country and the startup was also shortlisted for the regional stage of the She Loves Tech program. WonderTree is steadily working towards bringing their solution to a large number of children. Its co-founder Muhammad Usman was featured in the TechJuice 25 under 25 Class of 2017.

TechJuice for Browser: Get breaking news notifications on your browser.
Like our stories? Follow our Instagram for pictorial updates.Follow @techjuicepk

Sponsored
Maryam Dodhy

I love bringing to light stories of extraordinary people working in Pakistan's tech and startup industry. You can reach out to me through maryamdodhy@techjuice.pk.

Leave a Comment
Share
Published by
Maryam Dodhy

Recent Posts

PM Imran Khan bashes TikTok, says it spreads “vulgarity and obscenity”

According to Minister of Information Shibli Faraz, the Prime Minister has ordered government departments to…

9 hours ago

Realme announces the world’s first ever SLED smart TV

Realme announced the world’s first ever SLED 4K smart TV earlier this week. While this…

10 hours ago

Average sale price of smartphones up by 10% globally, according to research

A new report from Counterpoint Research suggests that the average selling price (ASP) of smartphones…

11 hours ago

Daraz sets high aspirations for its growing seller community in apost-COVID economy at its first virtual seller summit

Daraz, the leading online marketplace in the country, hosted its Digital Seller Summit for a…

11 hours ago

Google Meet will have 60 mins limit starting next month

With the unanticipated rise of Zoom, Microsoft Teams stepped in as a good platform for…

11 hours ago

Instagram Reels update increases video length and easy editing options

Instagram just updated its Reels feature to bring it into the game against TikTok. The…

12 hours ago