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Professor Rabbani: A physicist and his patent-free medical inventions for the Global South

Back in the 1980s when Professor Siddique-e-Rabbani began to invent inexpensive alternatives to highly expensive medical equipment for poor countries like Bangladesh, the usage of the word 'startup' to describe a 'budding company' had just been started by the Forbes...
EdTech startup Shikho raises $4 million in new seed funding

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...

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Wagely: Helping workers manage money better

Wagely: Helping workers manage money better

Wagely began with the idea of providing workers with their earned but unpaid wages during times of financial need. Now it plans to become a holistic financial wellness platform for workers. Abdul Malek is a factory worker at SQ Group, a leading apparel manufacturing...

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GoZayaan quietly embarks on a South Asia expansion

GoZayaan quietly embarks on a South Asia expansion

“Bangladesh has the potential to create not just local, but also regional and global companies,” said GoZayaan CEO Ridwan Hafiz after it acquired Pakistani startup FindMyAdventure. Although Ridwan didn’t mention GoZayaan’s regional ambition before, it has always been...

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