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Barbarians at the Gate

“Barbarians at the Gate” shows the greed on Wall Street that blossomed in the 1980s and has only become worse today. It is based on the true story of the RJR/Nabisco Company takeover. The RJR Nabisco Company went to the selling block, triggering chaos as Wall Street scrambles to take control

What is stopping Interoperability among the MFS?

When it comes to interoperability, MFSs still have a long way to go. Currently, they cannot ‘talk’ to one another and customers on one network cannot pay people using another network. Being a relatively nascent market hasn’t prevented the mobile financial service (MFS) industry from making great advancements in recent years.

Is Fintech A Young Man’s Game?

The popular perception of the average tech industry worker varies from the fresh faced, hoodie wearer, pitching an outlandish app or social media idea, to bearded men perpetually hunched at their computers. While both caricatures do exist, the question is which group represents the financial technology (FinTech) industry, especially at

MOVIE REVIEW OF EAGLE EYE

Eagle Eye, Director DJ Caruso’s ambitious movie undertaking the omnipresence of technologies in the day-to-day life doesn’t have much to offer for the serious ‘techis’ but it surely gives the netizens a roller-coaster ride. It’s a fast-paced adventure that leaves the audience on the edge of their seat form beginning

‘Mobile network by itself is an instrument that works as an enabler’

In Bangladesh’s technology arena, TIM Nurul Kabir is a known face. Having helmed the top policymaking positions of different trade bodies related to IT and telecom, Mr Kabir has seen it all, firsthand, in a career spanning nearly three decades. He has just retired from his position as the CEO and

What Bangladeshi startup should do to cope up with COVID-19 pandemic?

As we all begin to readjust our lives for the long-term consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, founders of start-ups and scale-ups redraft their growth plans and face a big unknown: what does the future of start-up funding look like? Of course, we can’t predict the future, but we can make educated

‘ACQUIRING FUNDS STILL REMAIN A BIG STRUGGLE FOR BANGLADESHI COMPANIES’

Maliha Quadir, a Bangladeshi -American, is a technology entrepreneur. Her start up Shohoz.com has done breakthrough work in digitizing the disorganized and male-dominated transportation industry in Bangladesh. Before Shohoz.com, she was based in Singapore as Director of Vistaprint’s digital business in global emerging markets. Prior to this, she worked for

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