The journey of Cats Eye: From love to global brand

The journey of Cats Eye: From love to global brand

The journey of Cats Eye began in 1980 in the form of a small shop in Green Super Market that sold almost everything from candies, fast food, ornaments to music. In 1979, young Dora received a beautiful locket of cat’s eye, a gemstone which is thought to have...
Kamal Quadir: The artist who became a fintech guru

Kamal Quadir: The artist who became a fintech guru

All Kamal Quadir wanted is to be an artist. He trained as an artist. He began career as an artist. And now Kamal is a techfin guru, heading the country’s largest mobile financial service bKash. But that metamorphosis is not a linear story, as it sounds. It sure...
Intel appoints Bangladeshi-American Omar Ishrak as board chairman

Intel appoints Bangladeshi-American Omar Ishrak as board chairman

American tech giant Intel on Tuesday announced its board has elected with immediate effect a new chairman who had grown up in Bangladesh. Omar Ishrak joined the Santa Clara, California-based company’s board as an independent director in March 2017. Board chairpersons...
Recalling Brac’s journey

Recalling Brac’s journey

There are not many non-Bangladeshis who witnessed both the birth of the Bangladesh nation in 1971 and the beginning of Brac in 1972, and I hope that those reading these few words will find my memories of some interest. Over the months prior to Victory Day in December...
Feeding A Growing Nation: It’s in Lal Teer’s DNA

Feeding A Growing Nation: It’s in Lal Teer’s DNA

“Our main agenda is to empower the farmers of Bangladesh,” said Awal. “The only way we can alleviate poverty is at the grassroots, helping farmers help themselves”. Lal Teer Seed Ltd. wants to make sure Bangladesh’s population of 165 million is sufficiently fed. It is...

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