Pakistan’s first women-led fintech startup ‘Oraan’ raises $3 Million in seed funding

The first gender-inclusive fintech company, Oraan, based in Pakistan has raised $3 million in seed funding, the largest received by a women-led business in Pakistan. The company has decided to expand to more financial services and become a digital bank. Asad Umar, minister of planning, development, and special initiatives applauded the initiative as well.

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Halima Iqbal and Farwah Tapal decided to start Oraan in order to enable women to get access to financial services in 2018. Oraan developed gender-specific financial products and services in Pakistan. Oraan plans to use this funding to expand into other products and capitalize on its sticky user base.

Source: Geo News