Bazaar Raises $70m As It Proves Start-Ups Can Make It Big In Pakistan

Bazaar founders Saad Jangda and Hamza Jawaid always had weighty ambitions for their business, which is today announcing the successful completion of a $70m Series B funding round. “We wanted to create an awesome company in Pakistan that people would want to work for,” says Jawaid. “We’d both had the privilege of a good education and spent time working abroad, and we were very conscious of this feeling that you had to leave Pakistan to make it.”

Jangda adds: “This fund raising sends a huge message – it proves that you can build large and scalable businesses in Pakistan, and that should be an inspiration to other founders and entrepreneurs.”

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