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Markhor – A Successful Pakistani Startup Founded By Women


Markhor is one of the best Pakistani startups founded by women. It is a shoes and accessories brand co-founded by Sidra Qasim.

The brand is named after endangered breed of wild goat Markhor. Markhor was built on the notion that good products are the result of a good and happy community.

Markhor offers high quality leather products. But, For now, they are offering shoes and wallets only. In their most recent achievement, Markhor raised $107,000 through a Kickstarter campaign last year and in June, delivered 700 orders to customers across 35 different countries.

Their products were designed in just Pakistan at first. But now they also have designers in San Francisco as well. Markhor ships its products globally. Their goal to establish Pakistan as a major exporter of fine quality leather products.

“We are craftsmen, designers and dreamers who are working together to redefine how handcrafted shoes and accessories are made and delivered.”

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