Mr. Salim Raza, Ex-Governor State Bank Joins Karandaaz Board of Directors

KARACHI – Karandaaz Pakistan announced the appointment of Ex-Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Salim Razaon its Board of Directors. Mr. Salim Raza has over 40 years of experience in the banking and financial sector. Mr. Raza has held the position of the 15th Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) after having worked […]

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Dr Shamshad Akhtar

Financial Sector Stalwart, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar to Head Karandaaz Board of Directors

ISLAMABAD – Karandaaz Pakistan is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Shamshad Akhtar as its new Chairperson, Board of Directors. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar replaces Dr. Ishrat Husain, who served as the Chairman of Karandaaz Board since the time of its inception in 2014. Dr. Ishrat stepped down following his appointment as Advisor to the […]

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PKR 1 billion announced for SMEs by UK-funded Karandaaz and JS Bank

KARACHI – UK-funded company Karandaaz has signed an agreement with JS Bank to jointly make PKR 1 billion available for small and medium enterprise (SME) financing. Increased access to SME financing will create jobs, improve household incomes and boost economic growth at a macro-economic level in Pakistan. Karandaaz Pakistan, a company funded by the UK’s […]

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Karandaaz Continues to Promote FinTech Innovation

ISLAMABAD – Karandaaz Pakistan signed grant agreements with the winners of its third ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ at a ceremony in Islamabad. The annual challenge,run with the support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, funds startup ideas that use technology to bring financial services to the underserved segments of economy and create a social impact.In […]

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Matilda Solutions, Love for Data, and AgriMart Shine as the Brightest Ideas in Karandaaz FinTech Disrupt Challenge 2018

KARACHI –  Karandaaz Pakistan announced ‘Matilda Solutions’, ‘Love for Data’, and ‘AgriMart, as the winners of its third round of annual FinTech Disrupt Challenge after a close competition between 16 extraordinary technology startups with ideas for financial inclusion. The three outstanding FinTechs will each receive a funding up to $100,000 from Karandaaz to implement their […]

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