startup

Shikho making its mark on Forbes list

With promising startups, founded by some of the brightest minds of the generation, Bangladesh has been on a rocket ship to gain its own recognition on international startup platforms. With its state-of-the-art technology and foresight, the Bangladeshi edtech startup has found its place on the “Forbes Asia 100 to watch 2022” list.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Microsoft launches Startup Foundation Hub in Bangladesh

In an effort to helping innovative and ambitious startups across the globe, Microsoft has launched its Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub in Bangladesh. The global platform provides free access to resources such as productivity and technology tools to startup founders looking to launch their projects and materialise their ideas into reality.

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

Shikho making its mark on Forbes list

With promising startups, founded by some of the brightest minds of the generation, Bangladesh has been on a rocket ship to gain its own recognition on international startup platforms. With its state-of-the-art technology and foresight, the Bangladeshi edtech startup has found its place on the “Forbes Asia 100 to watch 2022” list.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

BUET graduate’s robotics startup raises $20M in Series A investment

Co-founded by BUET graduate Ariyan Kabir, the robotics startup GrayMatter Robotics recently raised a $20M Series A investment led by Bow Capital.

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.

September 1, 2021
September 1, 2021

Agrotech startup Protein Market secures Angel Investment

Protein Market, an agrotech startup that’s working to provide safe and unadulterated protein products to B2B & B2C, has raised their first round of Angel investment.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

Facebook supports six start-ups

Six start-up companies yesterday won Facebook packages, each worth about $50,000 mainly for advertisements for a year on the social media network. In addition to advertisements on Facebook, they will also get technical support as part of the package.