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Towards an integrated multimodal transportation ecosystem in Bangladesh

Ride-hailing service has been operating in Bangladesh for almost six years. It has been an integral part of the public transport ecosystem in major metropolises in Bangladesh. On the occasion of the launching of Uber's 2021 Bangladesh Economic Impact Report, we spoke with Mike Orgill, Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Relations, Asia Pacific at Uber. Here’s the gist of the conversation that we had:

ShareTrip secures BDT 5 Crore investment from Startup Bangladesh

Local travel-tech startup ShareTrip has secured an investment of BDT 5 Crore from govt owned VC Startup Bangladesh. The announcement was made during ShareTrip's third anniversary ​​at the Hotel Sheraton, Dhaka.

Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub launched in Bangladesh

Microsoft has recently launched its Startups Founders Hub in Bangladesh.

Mahela Jayawardene co-founds ‘Dygisec’ with tech industry veterans

Former Cricketer and serial venture capitalist Mahela Jayawardene have co-founded ‘Dygisec’, a next-gen technology company focused on cloud security compliance for the South Asian markets including Bangladesh.

Local ed-tech platform Edutechs raise $100K in pre-seed funding

Edutechs, an edtech startup based in Bangladesh has raised USD 100K in its pre-seed round, led by serial investor Mohammad Maaz and industrialist F. K. Md. Emdad Khan.

Wavemaker makes second round of investment in Bangladesh with BDT 35 crores

Wavemaker Partners, a leading venture capitalist firm in Southeast Asia, recently invested 35 crore taka in the second round of Bangladeshi edTech Shikho’s seed round. 

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

Towards an integrated multimodal transportation ecosystem in Bangladesh

Ride-hailing service has been operating in Bangladesh for almost six years. It has been an integral part of the public transport ecosystem in major metropolises in Bangladesh. On the occasion of the launching of Uber's 2021 Bangladesh Economic Impact Report, we spoke with Mike Orgill, Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Relations, Asia Pacific at Uber. Here’s the gist of the conversation that we had:

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

ShareTrip secures BDT 5 Crore investment from Startup Bangladesh

Local travel-tech startup ShareTrip has secured an investment of BDT 5 Crore from govt owned VC Startup Bangladesh. The announcement was made during ShareTrip's third anniversary ​​at the Hotel Sheraton, Dhaka.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub launched in Bangladesh

Microsoft has recently launched its Startups Founders Hub in Bangladesh.

July 11, 2022
July 11, 2022

Uber Files: Leaked docs reveal no holds barred expansion approach

The popular ride-sharing app Uber has come under heavy scrutiny after a plethora of leaked confidential files highlighted the company's potentially illegal tactics to fuel its meteoric global expansion beginning nearly a decade ago, a joint media investigation showed recently.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

ShopUp secures Series B4 funding of more than BDT 580 Crore

The country's largest business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform, ShopUp, has raised more than Tk 550 crore ($62.89 Million) in its latest round of fund-raising as it looks to ramp up its operation by bringing small neighbourhood groceries and small retail shops online.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Bonik raises $47,000 to help SMEs launch eCommerce stores

Bonik, a mobile app that enables SMEs to launch their e-commerce store within minutes, has raised its pre-seed investment of $47,000 from prominent angel investor Mohammad Maaz.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

World's largest trial of 4-day work week begins in the UK

60 UK companies are taking part in a six-month trial of a four-day working week, the worl'ds largest trial of such model.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Seven Bangladeshi youths on Forbes 30 Under 30 2022 Asia list

Seven Bangladeshi youths have made the 'Forbes 30 Under 30' Asia class of 2022. Launched in 2011 by the prestigious business magazine Forbes, the '30 under 30' lists the thirty movers and shakers under the age of thirty. From 2016 to 2021, a total of eighteen Bangladeshis got on the list for their outstanding work.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

10 Minute School appoints Mirza Salman Hossain Beg as its new COO

10 Minute School, the leading Bangladeshi ed-tech startup, has recently appointed Mirza Salman Hossain Beg as its Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO). 

May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022

3 Bangladeshi startups receive funding from Accelerating Asia

3 Bangladeshi startups - Shuttle, Markopolo and MedEasy, recently received funding from Accelerating Asia, a Singapore-based early-stage venture capitalist firm and startup accelerator.