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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...
Transforming SME Lending Landscape in Bangladesh

Transforming SME Lending Landscape in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has close to 7.9 million small and medium enterprises. The sector makes up approximately 25 percent of the country's economy. SMEs combinedly generate 40 percent of the overall employment, are responsible for 11% of the industrial establishments, and 40% of...

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Turning a HOBBY into a successful BUSINESS

Turning a HOBBY into a successful BUSINESS

In the warm of winter morning, two siblings Tashfin and Tanha arrived at their school on Monday in Savar’s Bypile area like any other normal day with their mother. After attending their first-hour classes at GM Model High School, which also runs a primary section, the...

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Taslima Miji: A promising entrepreneur

Taslima Miji: A promising entrepreneur

Creating an exciting design for my clients makes me so happy, says Taslima Miji, CEO of Leatherina, the company she founded in 2016.  Her signature brand, Gootipa, is now famous for its customised leather products, both in Bangladesh and international markets like...

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