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bKash becomes ‘Employer of Choice’ for third year in a row

Leading mobile financial service provider bKash has once again been ranked as the number one ‘Employer of Choice’ across all sectors for the third consecutive year, according to the results of the ‘Campus Track Survey B-school: 2022’ conducted by NielsenIQ.

School Stipend: Make Nagad lone option for receiving it

The Directorate of Primary Education has proposed that stipends for school students be disbursed only through Nagad, a mobile-banking service.

Promoting startup ecosystem

The Bangladeshi startup ecosystem has seen remarkable growth in the past few years with approximately 1,200 active startups across sectors, including fintech, logistics, healthcare, tourism, agriculture and education. In fact, startups like ShopUp, bKash, Pathao, Chaldal, Maya, Shajgoj, and iFarmer have innovated new products and processes to transform the market and have attracted millions of dollars in foreign investments for Bangladesh along with creating thousands of new jobs.

bKash highest VAT payer in services sector

Leading mobile financial service provider bKash has been honoured by the National Board of Revenue (NBR) as the highest value-added tax (VAT) payer in the services sector at the national level for fiscal year 2020-21.

bKash’s Azmal Huda wins “Chief Technology Officer of the Year” award

Mohammad Azmal Huda, chief product and technology officer of bKash, won the “Chief Technology Officer of the Year” award for his significant contribution in enabling people with digital transactions through fintech innovations at the “Bangladesh C-Suite Awards 2022” in Dhaka recently.

Money transfer across MFS platforms finally a reality

Users of a mobile financial service (MFS) provider can now transfer money to their counterparts registered with other operators and banks as interoperability among the financial service providers comes into a reality today.    

COMMERCIAL OP-ED / Pioneering change: the inspiring stories of Kamal Quadir

Kamal Quadir founded bKash in 2010, as a subsidiary of Brac Bank, with just 37 employees. Under his leadership, bKash has now grown to be one of the top fintech companies in Bangladesh with a workforce of more than 1,700 employees and 300,000 agents.

Buy cattle thru bKash from six Dhaka haats under ‘Smart Bangladesh, Smart Haat’

Under the ‘Smart Bangladesh, Smart Haat’ initiative taken by Bangladesh Bank and Dhaka North City Corporation, bKash payment facilities will be available for purchasing sacrificial animals at cattle markets in Gabtoli, Basila, Aftabnagar, Vatara, Kawla and Uttara Sector 17.

bKash incurred loss of Tk 123 crore in 2021

Losses of bKash, a subsidiary of Brac Bank, widened by 83 per cent year-on-year in 2021, even though its revenue rose by 21 per cent, for incurring higher costs on training, investment and waivers on the charge to send money.

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

bKash offers instant cash back on shopping

bKash is offering 20 percent instant cash back to its customers on shopping, at certain outlets on the occasion of Eid-ul- Azha. The offer (valid till the Eid-ul-Azha day) is available at 1344 outlets of 50 leading brands in fashion, footwear, e-commerce and super shops.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

bKash offers up to 20 percent cash back this Ramadan

bKash Ltd, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country, is offering up to 20 percent cash back on shopping at select outlets this Ramadan.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

bKash offers up to 20 percent cash back this Ramadan

bKash Ltd, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country, is offering up to 20 percent cash back on shopping at select outlets this Ramadan.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

bKash agent shot, Tk 5 lakh looted in Mirpur

Miscreants shoot a bKash agent and loot Tk 5 lakh from him in Mirpur area of Dhaka.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

2 bKash agents shot, Tk 13 lakh robbed

Miscreants shoot two bKash agents and snatch away Tk 13 lakh from them in Kafrul area of Dhaka.

January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016

bKash revolutionising banking for poor: Bill Gates

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropic organisation, has in the past given away money, much of it to fight infectious diseases. Now it has a new strategy of investing in technologies that can make goods and services affordable to the poor.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

BUILDING ON WHAT WORKS BETTER

Bangladesh, with the support and vision of the Bangladesh Bank, has seen remarkable progress in Mobile Financial Services (MFS) in recent years.

August 13, 2015
August 13, 2015

Muggers shoot 2 men for Tk 2.92 lakh in Manikganj

Muggers looted Tk 2.92 lakh after shooting two people, including an agent of bKash, a mobile money transfer service provider, in Manikganj Sadar upazila.

August 13, 2015
August 13, 2015

Muggers shoot 2 men for Tk 2.92 lakh in Manikganj

Muggers looted Tk 2.92 lakh after shooting two people, including an agent of bKash, a mobile money transfer service provider, in Manikganj Sadar upazila.

August 4, 2015
August 4, 2015

3 held over HSC question ‘leak’

Detectives claim arrest of three people from Dhaka’s Demra in connection with illegal financial activity related to HSC question paper leak.