Conversations with entrepreneurs, investors, and subject matter experts about Pakistan's startup ecosystem.

Hi, I'm Zahid Lilani, founder of A digital media outlet covering startup funding in Pakistan.

Each episode features a candid conversation with a changemaker to learn more about their struggles, successes, and journey.

Learn how they make decisions and solve problems. And discover what it takes to be successful.

Latest Episodes

62. Haider Raza | DealCart

E-commerce startups are commonplace in Pakistan. However, a significant segment of society sits on the sidelines as they can’t find the bargains they seek online. My g...

61. Pakistan's Changing Digital Media Landscape with Muna Khan

From busy cities to remote villages, digital media has revolutionized how Pakistan shares information. The more we understand these changes, the better off we'll be at...

60. Q3 2023 Pakistan Startup Funding Update with Mutaher Khan

The quarter just ended, and the numbers are in. Pakistani startups raised $6.8 million in disclosed equity funding across five deals in Q3 2023.That’s 87% less than th...

59. Michel Friedman | Reflect Ventures

Last year, Pakistani startups received half their funding from emerging market VC firms. This year, most emerging market VC firms are sitting on the sidelines and wait...

58. Asad Hashamali | Alt Academy

It is not easy to monetize EdTech in Pakistan. Startups are competing with free content on YouTube.However, my guest on this episode of the misaal podcast has successf...

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