Nomrota Sarker

April 9, 2021
April 9, 2021

Social media moderation in lockdown: Facebook lets users control algorithms –– to some extent

Facebook has launched some new in-app controls to give people some control over its algorithms. 2020 was all about how to moderate the consumption of the never-ending news feed. Considering this,

March 19, 2021
March 19, 2021

Understanding the basics of fundraising for early-stage startups

Early-stage startups are businesses focused on product development, building a customer base, and creating defensible value in the market. These companies might have a brilliant idea, a dedicated team, advisors, and supporters. They could even generate revenues to some extent. But to get the startup off the ground, capital is essential.

February 19, 2021
February 19, 2021

Scaling up your startup

Considering we have now been able to distinguish between a startup and a SME, the next thing we should ideally talk about is how they have different growth strategies. Startups are high risk,

February 5, 2021
February 5, 2021

Beat unemployment in the post-Covid future

Have you noticed the companies making headlines frequently during the pandemic? Some have gone under; in a way nobody could forecast before. Some have risen from the ashes, with ideas nobody seemed to believe in.

January 1, 2021
January 1, 2021

The biggest tech flops of 2020

While the global tech industry saw a ray of hope during the beginning of 2020, its backlashes equally generated some intense chaos, riots and much more. Here's a list of some of the biggest tech flops of 2020 that made headlines and affected lives, businesses and had all of us talking about it.

November 20, 2020
November 20, 2020

Money management basics for Gen Z

Born between 1995-2010, Gen Z (also known as “internet generation” or “Post Millennials”) are now in grad school, college or have just entered the workforce.

November 13, 2020
November 13, 2020

Want to beat the crowd? Upgrade your emotional intelligence

In modern-day and age, emotional intelligence is more valued than any other form of intelligence. For the development of interpersonal relationships between peers, colleagues and even friends and family,

October 20, 2020
October 20, 2020

Thinking outside the Box: Statistics and effective myth-busting

From making-up a silly “5-second rule” to predicting an industry’s future using no more than our judgment, we humans love to tell stories. We can sell off stories, maybe to a friend, our employers, or an aspiring entrepreneur. However, the truth of these stories or myths that we spread ends up having dire consequences.

October 2, 2020
October 2, 2020

All you need is a phone: Much needed healthcare at the fingertips of RMG workers

The qualms of RMG workers worsened when their work resumed from the 26th of May, 2020. This made them more susceptible to the virus that consequently led to many of them testing positive. To address the multidimensional vulnerabilities faced by RMG workers during these turbulent times, Maya and Marks & Spencer Bangladesh has signed an MOU to provide free digital healthcare services to this specific community and to help prevent and limit the spread of Covid-19.

September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020

Three key areas where Bangladeshi startups are transforming digitally

Bangladesh has seen the good and bad of this pandemic, where the ‘good’ only implied the rise of opportunities for tech-based businesses.