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Banks awash with savings deposit during the Covid-19 pandemic

With a large number of restaurants, boutiques, and salons closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Bangladeshis lucky enough to still have an income of any kind are discovering they're actually saving money. "I'm spending way less," said Golam Morshed, 32, who works in a bank in Dhaka. "With the exception of groceries, all of my

Bitcoin, blockchain and ICOs: Confused? We explain

David Trilling Bitcoin is no longer just for geeks in obscure corners of the internet. Today you can use the digital currency tofly to Britain,buy an apartment and enroll in theLondon Sushi Workshop. Fans like its libertarian footing, how it dodges government control and how – especially in this privacy-challenged era – it boosts anonymity. But some detractors

What are the key Tech Trends in a Post-COVID-19 World?

COVID-19 has demonstrated the importance of digital readiness, which allows business and people’s life to continue as usual during pandemics. Building the necessary infrastructure to support a digitized world and stay current in the latest technology will be essential for any business or country to remain competitive in a post-COVID-19

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.

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

Can software solve remote working?

Video conferencing in the age of Covid-19 If striking while the iron is hot is a good strategy for businesses, then there are few products that are more in need right now than software solutions for remote working.   While that takes no genius to figure that out, it certainly requires quite a

Digital payment and fintech companies at BASIS SoftExpo showcase the expanding landscape of fintech in Bangladesh

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

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