The final approval of a state-owned venture capital company “Startup Bangladesh Limited” was approved at a regular cabinet meeting on December 30, 2019. To create a sustainable startup ecosystem in Bangladesh, “Startup Bangladesh Limited” as the first state-owned venture capital company will play an important role that will be taken a
James Brown, previously Group Managing Director of Phaidon International, launched Storm2, a new specialist FinTech recruitment consultancy last month in London. While generalist recruitment companies cover the technology area as a whole, Storm2 consultants’ specialise exclusively in finding people with the skills required to build a successful FinTech company, with
Fintech scientists at Finnovista, an impact organization that empowers Fintech and Insurtech ecosystems in Latin America and Spain, recently announced the finalists for the third annual Visa Everywhere Initiative, a competition in collaboration with the credit company seeking to stimulate the region’s most promising fintechs. Over 190 Latin American startups applied
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,
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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