entrepreneurs

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

To Optimizely and Beyond

The concept of start-ups is now a household term in almost all corners of every city of Bangladesh. With their can-do attitude, young entrepreneurs push the envelope by consistently honing their skills to achieve higher and aim further. But if we look back, one and half decade to be exact, the term start-up unheard of. Shafqat Islam, CEO and Co-founder of NewsCred/Welcome, achieved ‘Unicorn’ status for his company by joining the Optimizely family. A milestone reached by the first Bangladeshi start-up. ‘Unicorn’ is an industry jargon meant to designate companies that reach a valuation of $1 billion without being listed on the stock market and to be one is the dream of any tech startup.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Women nation-builders are modern-day heroes

We must create an enabling environment for all women and girls

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

Palak for partnering with India to make Tripura a smart state, Bangladesh a smart country

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak has expressed his interest to work jointly with India as a knowledge partner to make Tripura a smart state alongside making Bangladesh a smart country.

March 6, 2022
March 6, 2022

Women in business and the challenges they face

Female entrepreneurs have a crucial role to play in increasing household incomes, producing jobs, generating wealth and reducing poverty directly in an economy. The social benefits of female entrepreneurship are also immense.

February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018

Startups hold bright prospects

Bangladesh is a land of opportunities for ICT business since startups are still facing less competition in the market, said a number of

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Bitcoin creator reveals identity

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright publicly identifies himself as Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. His admission follows years of speculation about who came up with the original ideas underlying the digital cash system.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

4 entrepreneurs get US professional fellowship

Four Bangladeshi young entrepreneurs received “Professional Fellows Exchange Program 2016 (April Round)” fellowship under the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of US State Department.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Showcasing Young Inventors

On October 31, Fablab Dhaka hosted its first MakerMeet encouraging young innovators to showcase their creations and share ideas.