Episode 47 – Raast: Digitizing Pakistan

Pakistan finally has a digital payments system and this development is going to revolutionize financial transactions in the country. It will also accelerate the formalization of the economy, increase financial inclusion, and catalyze the growth of fintech startups in the country.

Uzair spoke to Rehan Akhtar, Chief Digital Officer at Karandaaz Pakistan, about Raast and its potential.

This week’s book recommendation:

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell.

A book that I recently read complements this excellent recommendation:

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath