Putting people at the heart of innovation

Innovator, co-founder, investor. These three titles don't necessarily do justice to the person we are meeting. Donning a mischievous smile throughout the interview, Abdur Chowdhury, former...

The data-driven future is here

Next Step speaks to Cramstack, a data company with its very own business intelligence and analytics platform, about the data revolution in Bangladesh.

The single biggest driver of success is challenge

Stephen Filotas, Group Head of Route-to-Market and Customer Management, has spent what he calls “15 very short years” at British American Tobacco (BAT). He shares the biggest lessons he's...

Nurturing home-grown talent

A data science enthusiast and Lecturer at NSU, K. M. Saqiful Alam talks to Next Step about his projects and the future of education in Bangladesh.

Jugaad: The budget approach to innovation

We recently interviewed Dr. Jaideep Prabhu, Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Business and Enterprise at Cambridge University and a leading researcher of Jugaad—a frugal and flexible approach to...

The 10 million connection

This year Synergy Global.co, a team from Bangladesh won the Shanghai Regional Round of the Hult Prize, defeating 45 teams from top business schools.

September 8, 2017
September 8, 2017

Putting people at the heart of innovation

Innovator, co-founder, investor. These three titles don't necessarily do justice to the person we are meeting. Donning a mischievous smile throughout the interview, Abdur Chowdhury, former...

July 14, 2017
July 14, 2017

The data-driven future is here

Next Step speaks to Cramstack, a data company with its very own business intelligence and analytics platform, about the data revolution in Bangladesh.

June 23, 2017
June 23, 2017

The single biggest driver of success is challenge

Stephen Filotas, Group Head of Route-to-Market and Customer Management, has spent what he calls “15 very short years” at British American Tobacco (BAT). He shares the biggest lessons he's...

June 9, 2017
June 9, 2017

From professorship to politics

Next Step talks to Kathleen Gertrud Ferrier, former Dutch Member of Parliament and visiting professor at AUW, about her career in politics, social aid and teaching.

May 5, 2017
May 5, 2017

THE SECRET TO ACING THE CULINARY ARTS

Currently a judge of Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef, Chef Daniel has worked in places all over the world, including U.A.E, Bahrain, and India.

April 14, 2017
April 14, 2017

THE STORY OF EDUTUBE

There are multiple EdTech startups that have amassed quite a bit of popularity in Bangladesh. Edutube is certainly one of the underrated top few.

March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

RESILIENCE PERSONIFIED

With the passing of International Women’s Day, Next Step spoke to one of the most inspiring women figures at BAT Asia Pacific – Belinda Ross, Regional Head of Legal & External Affairs.

February 3, 2017
February 3, 2017

GROUPM: DRIVING EXCELLENCE IN BANGLADESH'S MEDIA INDUSTRY

Closeup, Lux, Horlicks. Behind these brands' success in resonating with the audience is GroupM, a one-stop media solution. Executive Director Morshed Alam shares GroupM's star-studded...

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Sheba.xyz: Taking the service industry by storm

Starting from plumbing, electrical and IT services to managing chefs, chauffeurs and security personnel, Sheba.xyz has it all! We caught up with the ever enthusiastic CEO, Adnan Imtiaz Halim.

July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016

Redefining 'win-win': Youth in social business

With the third season of Social Business Youth Summit (SBYS) 2016 knocking at the door, Shazeeb M Khairul Islam, Founder & President of Social Business Youth Alliance-Global (SBYA) tells us why...