Fast Facts

720 startups since 2010
80% mobile penetration rate
60M 3G/4G connections


A tech juggernaut in the making, Karachi and its nation of 200M are just getting started. Following the success of enterprises like Careem, which was acquired by Uber for $3.1B, Karachi's startup space has begun to buzz, with over 700 startups founded in the past decade. Accompanying the bloom in entrepreneurship are somersaulting rates of Internet and cellphone usage, with Pakistan's mobile penetration rate reaching 80%. This desert flower is ready for the age of innovation.