Based on the experiences, learnings and conclusions of over 20 years of industry experience and to create an impact on scale through fast track approach, establishment of Development Watch (DW) is result of extensive deliberations with domain knowledge experts. Founded in early 2016, DW aims to promote responsible development by accelerating tech based innovations to achieve sustainable development goals. It envisions to be recognised as a leading socio-tech company that promises to deliver impact solutions towards development challenges.
DW is registered with SECP under Section 32 of the Companies Ordinance and is member of Pakistan Software Export Board as well as Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
DW is a combination of highly competent software development hub and a business strategy and advisory and consulting company, which delivers products to the maximum satisfaction of it’s clients.
What We Do
- 1Ideate, Innovate & Demonstrate
Our niche is tech-based solutions for responsible development. We innovate and develop solutions for development challenges with a focus on scale, impact and viability. Our collaborations with the development partners, universities, government bodies and business associations, positions us to quickly achieve scale and customer traction. Access to vital networks plays role of a positive enablers for our portfolio startups companies, hitting the launchpad. Our proven experience of managing large scale projects, guarantees the success of our portfolio startups.
- 2Navigate, Support & Accelerate
We co-opt social impact startups to navigate them to accelerate and succeed by advising them in the process of ideation, product development, alignment and hitting the market. We connect startups with right market channels to achieve scale and transition into a viable socially responsible business. Our council of experts includes top-notch specialists from various sectors to mentor the startups and give them practical insights of target industry, necessary to become a right fit - viable enterprise.
- 3Strengthening Echo System
We play our role to strengthen the culture of entrepreneurship and promote youth employability. The Impact Ideas Lab is our catalyst initiative to positively impact startup echo system by focusing on acceleration of ‘innovations for sustainable development’ through strengthening the university-industry linkages. The Lab: -
- Exposes the young techpreneurs to real challenges through its “One Challenge Talks” to stimulate innovations targeting solutions for on ground development challenges.
- Bridges the gap between universities and industry to promote applied research to overcome industry's growth challenges.
- Partners with academia to prototype and develop products based on research findings.
- 4Software Development Services
We deliver solid expertise and mature products at affordable price. Our software development and quality assurance processes best suit to the needs of startups’ and small businesses. We use agile methodology to anticipate changes and allow flexibility according to client’s requirements. DW specialises in: -
- Assessment, roadmap and software architecture development
- Prototyping for idea stage, workflow modeling and design
- Front End, UI and UX services
- Mobile App Development
- SAAS and Cloud Solutions Development
- Software Quality Assurance & Testing
- Application Maintenance and Support
- 5Business Development Services
Our business advisory services are focused to transform small and medium businesses into a competitive enterprise ready for tomorrow's challenges. We specialise in: -
- Market risk assessment
- Business process assessment and reengineering
- Building partnerships and strategic alliances