Countries from France to China, India to Germany, Estonia to Vietnam, at some point in their national discourse, harbored the aspiration of building their own Silicon Valley, i.e., a thriving startup hub, where technologies are created, venture capitals are invested, and billions are made along the way. Despite the sky-high cost of
Dhaka-based ride-sharing and online ticketing platform Shohoz has raised US$15 million pre-series B investment as it plans to expand its services. Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures led the US$15 million investment, which Shohoz claims is the country’s largest single venture capital deal to date, according to Tech in Asia. China’s Linear VC,
ED MASLAVECKAS CEO and Co-founder Bud Financial Bud is a digital bank manager that helps people find the best usage for their money through smart analytics and recommending them financial products that are suited to their lifestyles and needs. We use transactional and behavioral data to put intelligence behind our product matching.
Fintech startup companies are fast-growing financial technology firms embracing the new opportunities offered by technology and enjoying the profits from them. However, as large as the fintech opportunities are, they are also complex and have many pitfalls for even the most experienced entrepreneur. So considering the challenges comes first in
Mustafizur Khan is an entrepreneur, angel investor, startup community organiser and a marketer with over 17 years of experience of heading teams across diverse industries in Asia. He started his career as an entrepreneur managing an engineering SBU and later managed brand like HSBC in several countries. He co founded
Information Technology (IT) companies, especially the startups in Bangladesh has an idealized picture of the ‘Silicon Valley’ in where a company can be started from nothing by anyone in a garage. This idealized picture is sketched based on the ideas that tech giants like Amazon, Apple, Google, Harley Davidson, HP, Mattel,
Generally speaking, any new business initiative comes under the ambit of ‘startup’. But the term became synonymous with ICT startups because that is what we talk about all the time. So, there is a commonly accepted perception that startups should be supported and some of them should get sponsorship from