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‘If deployed properly our products will be revolutionary for financial inclusion in Bangladesh’

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

‘We spent Tk. 3000 crore to buy more spectrum than any other operator and that shows our commitment’

One of the most experienced executive in Bangladesh’s telecom sector, Erik Aas left Grameenphone in 2007. He came back to the country to join Banglalink as the CEO three years ago. Fintech spoke with the veteran professional at the company’s headquarter in Gulshan to know more about where Banglalink is

‘We want to re-imagine a brand like us can play in the life of a customer’

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

‘We are successful because banks around the world can trust our system’

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

‘We have a fantastic network but our competitive advantage is our corporate culture and the constant strategy over 22 years’

Appointed last year as the CEO of Grameenphone, Michael Foley has been with Telenor Group for the past four years. During this period Foley served as the CEO of Telenor Bulgaria and as CEO of Telenor Pakistan. With over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and operations in the

We will roll out across the whole of Bangladesh by this year and we will have 10 thousand service providers in our platform by then

As part of the cover story Fintech sat down for an hour-long interview with co-founder and COO Ilmul Haque Sajib at the company’s office in Gulshan 2. Especially busy for the big upcoming event at the end of the month, Sajib nevertheless made time to speak to Fintech about

Service Providing Tech-Startups Hoping To Grow Into An Tk8 Thousand Crores Industry, As Promising And Innovative Companies Continue To Scale Up

Razia Begum, a native of Mymensingh, has been living in Dhaka for many years, working mainly in different houses as domestic help, or what is known as ‘chuta bua’. She still does the same work in 2018, but out of an office where she gets calls for work through a


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