4d ago| Tech & Startup

Reverse Resources secures EUR 850K from Bangladesh Angels Network and others

Bangladesh Angels Network (BAN), an angel investment network in Bangladesh, has announced another seed investment round led by Estonian angel investors, in Reverse Resources (RR), a SaaS platform...

4w ago| Tech & Startup

Bonton to provide WiFi-sharing services

Bonton, a WiFi-sharing app, has been making strides in solving crucial pain points of the general internet users, especially for young individuals and businesses. 

4w ago| Tech & Startup

Reality show Bangabandhu Innovation Grant 2021 starts with 65 startups

On the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the iDEA project of the ICT Division is organising the Bangabandhu Innovation Grant (BIG) 2021, a reality show...

Start Fund Bangladesh: Locally Driven Humanitarian Action

Start Fund Bangladesh (SFB) is a £10m rapid emergency response fund that was created in 2017 with support from UK Aid. Modelled on the Start Network’s successful Start Fund, which activates funding...

Rokkhi: A Smart Solution for Managing Residential Buildings

Rokkhi Limited is one of the few companies in Bangladesh that work both as a building management companion and a security solution. The aim is to come out of the conventional building management...

Bangladesh-based renewable energy start-up SOLshare closes $1.46m financing round

Bangladesh-based renewable energy start-up SOLshare has been awarded a $120,000 cash prize along with a $364,000 fund for investment by EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s largest sustainable energy engine...

April 4, 2021
April 4, 2021

Nagad, the world’s fastest-growing MFS

It took only about two years to translate an idea into a business and make Nagad the fastest-growing mobile financial service in the world, thanks to the adoption of state-of-the-art technologies...

March 31, 2021
March 31, 2021

Launching Ceremony of “Probashi” App

The launching ceremony of the “Probashi” app was held on March 30, 2021 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the ball room of Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon. The chief guest of the event was the State Minister...

March 24, 2021
March 24, 2021

Start Fund Bangladesh: Locally Driven Humanitarian Action

Start Fund Bangladesh (SFB) is a £10m rapid emergency response fund that was created in 2017 with support from UK Aid. Modelled on the Start Network’s successful Start Fund, which activates funding...

March 4, 2021
March 4, 2021

Rokkhi: A Smart Solution for Managing Residential Buildings

Rokkhi Limited is one of the few companies in Bangladesh that work both as a building management companion and a security solution. The aim is to come out of the conventional building management...

December 14, 2020
December 14, 2020

Bangladesh-based renewable energy start-up SOLshare closes $1.46m financing round

Bangladesh-based renewable energy start-up SOLshare has been awarded a $120,000 cash prize along with a $364,000 fund for investment by EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s largest sustainable energy engine...

September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020

Accelerate Bangladesh, country’s first virtual health-tech accelerator, launched

Accelerate Bangladesh, an investment readiness programme by BetterStories Limited and Bangladesh Angels Network in collaboration with Bridge for Billions and Biniyog Briddhi, has been launched via...

August 23, 2020
August 23, 2020

24pc of female online entrepreneurs shut businesses in June: study

Though the online sales of health products and daily essentials were booming due to Covid-19, the ongoing pandemic has taken a heavy toll on online retailers of fashion, cosmetics, and other...

November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018

Startup Talk Chattogram holds event for young entrepreneurs, students

A programme focusing on startups is held in Chittagong for young entrepreneurs and students under the banner of Startup Talk Chattogram.

November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018

Women entrepreneurs face less social barriers now: BIDS

Social barriers and a lack of access to finance, the two big obstacles for women to become entrepreneurs, have eased somewhat in the last 8-9 years, a recent study found.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

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...