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EdTech startup Shikho raises $4 million in new seed funding

Dhaka-based ed-tech startup Shikho announced today that it has raised US$4 million in new seed funding.  The round was led by Wavemaker Partners, a leading venture capital firm in Southeast Asia, with participation from returning investors LearnStart, the seed fund of...
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...

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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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2 young Bangladeshi entrepreneurs on Forbes’ list

2 young Bangladeshi entrepreneurs on Forbes’ list

Two Bangladeshis have been put on the 2018 version of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 Asia list for their contributions towards solving problems through their business initiatives, reports UNB. The two young men are Ayman Sadiq, 26, chief executive officer of 10 Minute...

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