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E-commerce: Bringing the store to you!

     Buying and selling of goods online is known as e-commerce. While the first e-commerce store became operational in the mid 90’s, the trend to shop online took its time in catching up. The fact that most of us want to physically see things before buying them, is a mindset that the online stores have had to struggle with. Add to that the common online scamming, people have always been suspicious of online stores and there has been an air of uncertainty while making purchases, further complicating the equation.

Travel Tech: Revolutionizing tourism

     Gone are the days when people headed to travel agencies to plans their travels. Everyone had to rely on the agents to select everything, from their mode of traveling to the places   they’ll stay at, down to the sights they’ll see; all was planned well in advance. Today, trips can be planned in the spur of the moment as any information, which might be might be required is easily available on the internet. Hotels and travel agencies have now started providing guidance to travelers online, ensuring that they are able to deal with their clients living in the digital age.

FashionTech: We are what we wear

 FashionTech, it sounds like a paradox. The fusion of two things which are poles apart has resulted in creating an entirely new genre, which is becoming increasingly popular among the masses. Even though most products which fall under this category were introduced in relation to health or accessibility, the design soon became the focus and as most of the gadgets were wearables, the fashion industry dove in to create products which would not only be smart but would also look trendy.

EDTech: How technology is impacting learning?

Education has always held a lot of importance, irrespective of where you belong from, what your religion is or what society you are a part of. As everything is innovating, it is only fitting that education too, gets affected by this.

HealthTech: Why we need to pay attention

Health and fitness are the top priorities of the world we are living in; add to that the tech component and you are immediately connected to a world of people, looking for help.

Approximately 2.32 billion people will be smartphone users by the end of 2017 and this number will only increase in the future. This statistic provides an insight into the near future, when most of us will be operating almost everything through our phones.

AdTech: Impact of Technology on Advertising

In the past decade, we have seen technology taking over a large portion of our lives. It’s present in all that we do, enabling us to push past the traditional methods and trying new ways to do our jobs. With all this technological boom, we now have tech specific domains in which everyone is looking to excel. The idea remains the same but what changes is the way it is executed.

Startup Verticals – Where does your startup belong?

The entrepreneurial industry of Pakistan is at a junction. But with a lot of new ground still to cover, most of the work that is done in the industry is on a trial basis. Every day we see new innovation coming out and with new innovation comes new learning. However, as we see patterns emerge, every now and then we have an oddity that throws all previous patterns out the window.