MedEasy, a Dhaka-based online pharmacy startup, has successfully closed a seed funding round, raising $750,000. The investment is aimed at expanding its services and bridging the healthcare gap for Bangladesh’s 30 million chronic patients. The funding round was led by Seedstars International Ventures, Doha Tech Angels, Startup Bangladesh Limited, Accelerating Asia, and nVentures, with additional participation from various angel investors.
Zatiq, a local startup, has recently raised $1.6 mil in a pre-seed funding round led by Dekko ISHO Venture Capital (DIVC), as per a press release. The round was also participated by local and foreign angel investors.
Bangladesh and India reiterated their commitment to strengthening collaboration in the startup sector, including expanding exchange programmes.
Despite being a relatively nascent concept in the country, digital health bears the potential to fundamentally redefine healthcare access for Bangladesh's 160 million residents, making healthcare available within the palm of their hands.
The top 52 startups received BDT 7 crore in the 3rd iteration of the Bangabandhu Innovation Grant (BIG) 2023, organised by the Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDEA) Project of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) under the ICT Division.
Relaxy, a locally-based mental health app, aims to provide instant, affordable, and personalised mental health care all over Bangladesh.
KhelaHobe is a sports-community platform that enables you to engage in sports activities throughout your daily life.
Fashol is a tech-enabled agri-startup that empowers farmers with direct access to markets and provides small holder retailers with last-mile delivery service.
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