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Shimmy: The ed-tech startup preparing RMG workers for an automated future

New York-based Shimmy Technologies aids and upskills factory workers in Bangladesh with the technical skills required to sustain jobs in the age of automation through gamification When Sarah Krasley was flying into Dhaka airport last month, she was overjoyed. She...
6 Agri-tech Startups to Watch

6 Agri-tech Startups to Watch

Agriculture remains the most important sector in Bangladesh. The sector contributes 40% of the total employment and 14% of the GDP. But the sector faces a long list of challenges. There are roughly about 20 million farmers. 80% of them are smallholders. The majority...

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Woodpecker: Carving out a business from a leap of faith

Woodpecker: Carving out a business from a leap of faith

Today Woodpecker is one of the largest F-commerce platforms in Bangladesh with 353,903 followers and an astounding user rating of 4.9. Moreover, the business recently reported Tk2.1 crore in yearly revenue and a 15.7 percent profit margin. In November 2014, Nasir...

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