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DIRD: Meet the company that pioneered geotextile manufacturing in Bangladesh

Apart from producing geotextiles, the global conglomerate of textile, engineering, agro, and software is now heavily invested in technology to innovate and integrate AI in their business models.  Along the seashores of Cox's Bazar or Kuakata, countless geobags can...
Cococart: An e-commerce platform for e-commerce platforms

Cococart: An e-commerce platform for e-commerce platforms

This start-up helps small and medium scale businesses build their websites on the go - in a few clicks, within a few minutes. You can use the website to receive orders from all the different platforms and process them in one place. Suppose you just started a small...

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HerWill: Addressing gender inequality through empowerment

HerWill: Addressing gender inequality through empowerment

One woman’s idea to uplift women has already reached over 30,000 individuals on Facebook. And that is just on the surface, the platform is doing a lot behind the scenes to break gender barriers In a Google classroom, a group of Scholastica School students are...

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Team Bangladesh 8th in World Economics Cup

Team Bangladesh 8th in World Economics Cup

Bangladeshi high school students shine bright in World Economics Cup 2021 A six-member Bangladeshi team has ranked 8th in the World Economics Cup (WEC) 2021 held in China. The team comprised high school students from various schools of the country who competed against...

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Let there be light

Let there be light

EcoVation, a social enterprise specializing in bringing non electrical light to the underprivileged in Bangladesh Volunteering on beach cleanup in 2010, Shanjidul Alam saw how little access people still had to electricity in rural areas of Bangladesh.  In 2005, at the...

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Pran RFL’s successful apparel venture

Pran RFL’s successful apparel venture

Top local conglomerate Pran-RFL Group, after grabbing sizable shares in various sectors, is now keen to put its global footprint in the apparel industry, by strengthening its apparel wing, Chorka Textile Limited. Visiting their factory at Danga area of Palash in...

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