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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...
In memory of the man who built Pran

In memory of the man who built Pran

The likely path after retirement preferred by most is to stay among family members, maintain a social life and relax after a life of hard work. But that was not the case for Amjad Khan Chowdhury. In 1981, the year he retired, he set up a small company, Rangpur Foundry...

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BANGLADESH’S ZAHID HASAN

BANGLADESH’S ZAHID HASAN

Princeton University Physics Professor M. Zahid Hasan, born and brought up in Bangladesh, electrified the world of physics last month by discovering the elusive massless quasi particle, Weyl fermion, predicted 85 years earlier. By its ability to act as high mobility...

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