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Sabbir wants to take you from doom-scrolling to informative health content

The Bangladeshi PhD candidate in the Netherlands performs live experiments and produces content in Bangla. We recently spoke to him to find out how he has built his exceptionally large online audience for this genre. A slender man in his 30s, wearing glasses and a lab...
Tasmim Zobaear: Bridging cultures through haute couture

Tasmim Zobaear: Bridging cultures through haute couture

Today, the Tasmim Zobaear Fashion House continues its meteoric rise in Dubai with the Bangladeshi fashion designer Tasmim Zobaear at its helm. While his friends were probably turning pages of sports magazines looking for a cut-out of Sachin Tendulkar or Ronaldinho, a...

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Local startups raise $43.3m in first half of this year

Local startups raise $43.3m in first half of this year

The figure is almost half of the $91.3 million received by the local startups in the corresponding period of the last year. Funding for Bangladeshi startups remained sluggish as local companies raised $43.3 million in the first half (January-June) of the ongoing...

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Local startup Zatiq receives $1.6 mil in pre-seed round

Local startup Zatiq receives $1.6 mil in pre-seed round

Zatiq, a local startup, has recently raised $1.6 mil in a pre-seed funding round led by Dekko ISHO Venture Capital (DIVC), as per a press release. The round was also participated by local and foreign angel investors. Zatiq aims to provide digital payment and financial...

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Bangladesh ranks as fastest growing economy in Asia-Pacific

Bangladesh ranks as fastest growing economy in Asia-Pacific

This is the first of a four-part series on Bangladesh's economic indicators reported by World Economics. Bangladesh has been named the fastest growing economy in the Asia-Pacific economies, out of 32 countries, according to the latest report published (as of June...

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Dream71 Bangladesh to develop job portal for East Timor Govt.

Dream71 Bangladesh to develop job portal for East Timor Govt.

The local software firm has recently signed deal with UNDP-East Timor. Dream71 Bangladesh Limited, the country's leading software company, will develop a job portal for the government of East Timor. The portal will be developed under a project titled Youth Employment...

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