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‘Regulatory uncertainty makes business planning for fintech companies very challenging’

Interview with Kokila Alagh, founder of KARM Legal Consultants Kokila Alagh the UAE-based legal consultancy firm KARM Legal Consultants in 2018. Among its focus areas are fintech, blockchain, insuretech, medtech, data protection, and cyber laws. She is also a board member of MENA Fintech Association, a not for profit association that “fosters an open dialogue

‘We are committed to creating the trendsetting tech lifestyle for the youth’

An interview with Tim Shao, Managing Director, realme Tim Shao, Managing Director, realme Bangladesh is a man of letters who shed his deep knowledge to Fintech recently. In his interview, Tim showed his optimism for Bangladeshi youth and he believes ‘realme’ could create a cutting edge tech lifestyle for the young generation. Here is

‘Patience Is the Prerequisite to Be an Entrepreneur in IT Business’

An interview with Rezwana Khan, CEO of Star Computer System Limited Rezwana Khan, the iconic figure of young entrepreneurs and tech people, has been dominating IT industry for more than 16 years of practical experiences. She started working with her company and has been doing Professional Consultancy for leveraging ICT to

‘A good leader goes fearlessly with challenges’

An interview with Md. Mizanur Rahman Khan, Founder and Chairman of Sweden-Bangladesh Business Council (SBBC) in Stockholm. Having a positive outlook for the future, Md. Mizanur Rahman Khan has illustrious experiences that help him work with different people in different environments. He is result oriented and focused on things that move

‘Women empowerment should be reality, not a concept’

A little chitchat with WIL President and Visual Artist Nazia Andaleeb Preema A prolific visual artist Nazia Andaleeb Preema has a diversified professional career. She is not only a renowned visual artist and performer but also an influential leader in corporate sector. With her 25 years of professional journey in

‘We are redesigning the DCCI research cell to be an R&D and advocacy institution’

Interview with Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) President Shams Mahmud Shams Mahmud wears many hats. A designated CPI (Commercially Important Person) Mahmud is the Managing Director of Shasha Denims Ltd. He Mahmud was appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia by the government of


In an exclusive interview with the Fintech team, Managing Director and CEO of the recently approved Community Bank Bangladesh Ltd Masihul Huq Chowdhury, speaks about his career, the bank’s vision, cybersecurity, the difference between foreign and local banks and the challenges facing the banking sector in Bangladesh as a whole.


Md. Kyser Hamid has 13 years of experience in the financial service industry. He joined IPDC in August 2018 as the Deputy Managing Director and Head of Retail Business. Before joining IPDC Finance, Kyser Hamid had worked for BRAC Bank Limited as Head of Retail Sales and Regional Head of

We will surpass some of the older banks in the next few years

Ashariah based bank, Union Bank Limited in a new comer in the industry. Fintech spoke with Gazi Mahmud Hasan, the bank’s head of International Division. Hasan provides interesting insights about remittance, how his organization is adopting powerful technologies and other related aspects of banking in this conversation. Here is an

‘To make an insurance company profitable, the management first needs to expand and strengthen the field network’

Habibur Rahman has a vast experience in the insurance sector. A business graduate from the Dhaka University, Mr. Rahman has worked his way up to sit in a senior management position of a top insurance company in the country. He is currently holding the position of the Deputy Managing Director