Once only a dream, in 2020 you can trade stocks, manage insurance and have your food delivered using fintech, among a number of other things and often from a handheld device. Bangladesh has a huge market for fintech, as leading market studies repeatedly found. This led to the emergence of
Sajid Rahman is one of those few Bangladeshi business leaders and entrepreneurs who has experience of working at the highest levels of leading global companies. Currently leading the global health initiative for Telenor Group, Mr Rahman is also working closely as advisory board members and investors to technology and energy
Financial inclusion is easily one of the most talked about subjects. From NGOs to human rights organizations, and governments to multinational corporates, everyone agrees that it’s not happening fast enough. Can fintech technology help solve this for a developing country like Bangladesh? The founder and managing director of fintech company Circle
A veteran of the tech industry, Ravi Garikipati joined Bangladeshi ticketing and ride sharing company Shohoz in April. Formerly the CTO for e-commerce giant Flipkart, Garikapati joined Shohoz as a director and after, what he says, ‘much deliberation’. As Shohoz continues to grow in Bangladesh, Garikipati’s inclusion will certainly inject a sense
With a ‘$1.2 trillion’ business opportunities in South Asia alone and a complete transformation of how a cellular network distributes data, the upcoming 5G network promises nothing short of a paradigm shift. The speed that 5G will enable initially will be at least 20 times faster (1.4 gigabits per second) than
Fintech: When you joined Banglalink you said that it was going through a digital transformation. So at what stage you are in that transformation and what have you achieved so far? We realized that things were changing fast. First of all, I think the customers are digitizing themselves changing their behaviours.
Tasked with the job of driving customer strategies, marketing stategies and delivering them in the market across ten countries in Asia, Sanjeev Kapur took up the position of MetLife’s chief marketing officer for Asia last year. MetLife, one of the leading providers of insurance globally, has been operating in Bangladesh
The CEO of Kona I and the chairman of its Bangladeshi arm Kona Software Lab, Cho Jung-il said that Bangladesh has made big strides in digital payment and security software in the past few years and the country still has enormous unexploited potential. Jung-il made the comments While visiting Bangladesh