Three Pakistani startups – Digikhata, OkayKer and High Street – were selected as part of the 12th cohort of MOX, the accelerator program of the global venture capital firm SOSV where portfolio companies get $150,000 investment each.
Digikhata is a Faisalabad-based fintech working to digitize Pakistan’s kiryana stores through its ledger app which has over a million installs. Earlier in 2021, it had raised a seed round worth $2 million led by MSA Capital with participation from Shorooq Partners. The startup was founded by Adnan Aslam, who previously worked at PwC.
OkayKer, based in Karachi provides on-demand and on-site automotive maintenance, repair, and emergency services through mobile ustaads. Founded in 2020, the startup is headed by Nashit Naviwala and Hasnain Akber, who both previously worked at Careem,
High Street, based in Karachi is an e-commerce player that sells beauty and fashion products from both numerous brands. Founded in 2020 by Babar Ali and Humayun Sabzwari, High Street has positioned itself as a luxury marketplace and caters to a wide array of customers through strategic partnerships with both local and international brands.