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  • A noob’s guide to investing in stocks in Bangladesh

    In 1941, an 11-year-old kid invested USD 114 in stocks for himself. Today that kid is worth USD 108 billion and the kid we are talking about is none other than Warren Buffet.
  • Should you bootstrap to retain 100% control over your start-up?

    In 2015, Habib Ullah Bahar, a graduate of BUET, founded a start-up called Field Buzz with his co-founder Alexis Rawlinson. They started with the little savings they had from their previous venture and did not take any salary for the first 2.5 years.
  • Crafting a perfect resume: The Basics

    One day while going through your Facebook or LinkedIn feed, you come across a hiring post. It’s in the company you have been obsessing over for the last few months. You spend a whole day thinking about what to put in your resume. You finally finish it and send it out. One week passes, one month passes. But you don’t get a response back. Feel disappointed?
  • Around the 64 Districts in 27 Days

    Nafis Nayem Rafi and Alam Ashraf Sunny, two students of BUET, completed a cycling tour of all 64 districts after cycling for 2760 kilometres. Starting from Panchagarh, they cycled for a total of 178 hours.
  • 4 professional degrees you can pursue after your graduation

    Professional degrees are qualifications that focus on particular specialisations. They are globally standardised tests designed to test both the academic and practical knowledge of the applicants.