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  • Bicycle-rental startup JoBike plans big

    Bicycle-rental service JoBike, which would allow riders to rent a bike from one's smartphone, is set to roll out operations within the next three months at public universities with a view to providing economical and environment-friendly mode of transport for students.

  • App launched for better labour management

    The government yesterday launched a mobile application to ensure quality labour management in the industrial sector.

  • Praava Health Announces Partnership with Narayana Health

    Praava Health announces a partnership with Narayana Health Hospitals, a leading/award-winning network of hospitals in India, to expand access to consultation and diagnostics. Through this partnership, patients visiting Praava will have the option to consult with over 30 specialists at Narayana, including cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, oncologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, nephrologists and urologists, and gastroenterologists.

  • Mobile app of Youth Opportunities launched

    The mobile application of Youth Opportunities, a Bangladesh-based international youth startup that has presence in more than 200 countries, is officially launched.

  • Book on youth entrepreneurship launched

    A book on entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem development, which focuses on the Bangladeshi prospective youth entrepreneurs, is unveiled.

  • Digital expo starts today

    The country's largest digital exposition is set to kick off today in Dhaka to showcase technology-based innovations and achievements

  • Young entrepreneurs demand low-cost loans

    Young entrepreneurs yesterday demanded collateral-free loans at a single-digit interest rate so that they can run their businesses

  • Internet: a tool for growth of small businesses

    Unlike a real-world office, a business website is up and accessible to customers 24 hours a day. Customers will always get to know about the products and services on offer, freeing them from the compulsion of office hours. Businesses can even have a 24-hour product sales mechanism online.

  • Start-up to fight hunger wins top prize

    A start-up that redistributes leftover food from functions, restaurants and the rich to slum dwellers and the hungry won the inaugural

  • Software Technology Park opens for IT start-ups

    A Software Technology Park is inaugurated that will prioritise start-up businesses in the information technology (IT) sector of Bangladesh.

  • Six more social businesses approved for investment

    Six new business projects got a go-ahead to receive investment at the 116th Social Business Design Lab yesterday.

  • Small industries should get more incentives: economist

    The small and medium industries that serve the domestic market should get more incentives in the seventh five-year plan to meet the

  • Six more social businesses get green light

    Six new social business plans of young entrepreneurs coming from Grameen Bank borrower families yesterday won approval from Yunus

  • SME trade fair begins in Dhaka

    A three-day SME fair displaying products made by participants of a training programme kicked off in Dhaka yesterday.

  • Six social businesses get go-ahead

    The 86th Social Business Design Lab took place yesterday where six young entrepreneurs presented their project plans and got approval.

  • Dhaka Restaurant Week kicks off at month end

    Dhakafoodies, a popular food review and restaurant search portal based in Dhaka, will launch Dhaka Restaurant Week at the end of this month.

  • Six social business projects get go-ahead

    Six new projects by young entrepreneurs were approved at the 71st Social Business Design Lab in the capital yesterday.

  • United Power set to make trading debut

    United Power Generation and Distribution Company is set to make its share trading debut on the Dhaka and Chittagong stock