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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...
BUET grad’s AI startup raises $4.1 million

BUET grad’s AI startup raises $4.1 million

AI startup Gray Matter Robotics, headed by BUET graduate Ariyan Kabir, has raised $4.1 million in seed round funding. Stage Venture Partners and Calibrate Ventures led the round, along with 3M Ventures, OCA Ventures, Pathbreaker Ventures and B Capital Group. The...

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Dr. Muhammad Yunus: Father of Microcredit and Social Business

Dr. Muhammad Yunus: Father of Microcredit and Social Business

Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the first and foremost Nobel prize winner, social entrepreneur, banker, and economist of Bangladesh. According to the world economic forum’s survey, Dr. Yunus is the 9th most admired personality globally. He has changed the destiny of the ignorant...

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The Naxalite who founded Lazz Pharma

The Naxalite who founded Lazz Pharma

Mohammad Lutfor Rahman left the Naxalites after they asked him to kill his father. He arrived in Dhaka penniless, worked at a pharmacy, founded Lazz Pharma in 1974 and moved to Canada in 1992. Today, Lutfor owns four branches of Lazz Pharma and sold the brand name to...

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