Startup

RailYatri: Simplifying Train Travel In India

by Shuvo

Every day in India, thousands of people lose hours on the railway station due to delays. To reduce all the hassles, Manish Manish Rathi, Kapil Raizada, and Sachin Saxena launched a mobile app called RailYatri, to provide real-time train travel…Read More

Tanuwijaya Making Waves In The Indonesian Startup Scene

by Ishtiaqur Rahman

William Tanuwijaya. The relatively young founder and CEO of Tokopedia is doing what was once thought impossible by his peers. He has nurtured Tokopedia into one of the largest e-commerce sites in Indonesia within a mere 5-6 years. Tokopedia today…Read More

India’s Aavishkaar Prepares US$75 Million Funding For Bangladesh & Other Countries

by Farhan Haque

India-based venture capital firm Aavishkaar plans on bringing US$75 million of Series A funding to four countries with highest startup growth, and Bangladesh is one of them. Aavishkaar’s Senior Investment Manager Adi Sudewa said that the Aavishkaar Frontier Fund (AFF)…Read More

BRAC University Students Making Strides With Interactive Games For Autistic Children

by Rageeb Kibria

With technology being implemented in every aspect of medical science to make giant leaps of success, it was about time someone did something right in our hometown. Two ambitious students from BRAC University, Rafia Anjum and  Tamanna Islam decided to do…Read More

Sponsored

Why I am bullish on the Bangladesh Startup scene?

Despite all the stories and headlines you hear about Bangladesh in the international media, Bangladesh is still the place to be for the next decade. The population demography of the country is going to give the country a dividend -…

Business

Tanuwijaya Making Waves In The Indonesian Startup Scene

by Ishtiaqur Rahman

William Tanuwijaya. The relatively young founder and CEO of Tokopedia is doing what was once thought impossible by his peers. He has nurtured Tokopedia into one of the largest e-commerce sites in Indonesia within a mere 5-6 years. Tokopedia today…Read More

India’s Aavishkaar Prepares US$75 Million Funding For Bangladesh & Other Countries

by Farhan Haque

India-based venture capital firm Aavishkaar plans on bringing US$75 million of Series A funding to four countries with highest startup growth, and Bangladesh is one of them. Aavishkaar’s Senior Investment Manager Adi Sudewa said that the Aavishkaar Frontier Fund (AFF)…Read More

Bangladesh’s Cyber Security Act: Things You Need To Know

by Sharif Ahmad Shabbir

The government of Bangladesh is keen in formulating a viable cyber security in order to bring cyber criminals under some strict regulations. A draft of the cyber security act has been prepared that has been put up for discussion and…Read More

Job Posts

Aamra is an amalgamation of businesses focused towards catalyzing the modernisation of Bangladesh by providing technology driven solutions to their clients in various market segments. aamra recognizes the up-to-date idea that Bangladeshi business companies need to apply in effective systems…Read More

Accenture is looking for Analyst, Product & Campaign Solutions. Details are as follows: Job Description / Responsibility Point of Contact for GP for Voice, Data & Content related Product/Campaign/Services Design and scoping the technical and functional solution (Charging & Provisioning)…Read More

GObd, an exciting start-up based in Dhaka, is hiring a Marketing and Communications Manager See below for relevant details: Position Summary  The Manager of Marketing & Communications will be responsible for setting a clear, ambitious and aligned vision for positioning…Read More

No. of  Vacancies 01 Job Description / Responsibility Analyze, breakdown, estimate assigned tasks Participate in system and object oriented design Design and develop data structure and algorithms if necessary Write clean, elegant and well documented code in the corresponding programming…Read More

Gadgets

New Version Of Google Glass In The Works?

by Farhan Haque

Google appears to be testing a new version of the Google Glass called GG1 after an unknown piece of Google hardware was logged by the US Federal Communication Commission (FFC). Google withdrew the original wearable headset (Glass) from the market…Read More

5 Apps To Make You More Productive

by Shuvo

If you want to be successful you need to know how to use your time. Modern technology enables us to work more productively, complete larger tasks quicker, expand to global markets; but, it has also made it easier for people…Read More

Energous’ Wattup Can Power Your Devices Wirelessly

by Farhan Haque

Imagine never having to plug in your cell phone again, or technology that continuously keeps your electronic car running. According to Energous Corporation, that day is just around the corner. Energous’s wireless charger WattUp works using a mix of RF,…Read More

Okapia Launches New Mobile Phone ‘Okapia Maa’ For The Elderly

by Farhan Haque

Okapia, one of the most popular mobile brands in Bangladesh, has launched a new feature handset Okapia ‘Maa’ for older people. This one’s a completely different offer, a departure from its signature smartphones. The unique feature of this phone is…Read More

Advice

Here’s How Cookie Jar Inspired More Than Two Million Patriotic Bangladeshis

by Rageeb Kibria

As a part of our series on digital marketing case studies in Bangladesh, SD Asia presents Cookie Jar’s work with The Ministry of Cultural Affairs and the Armed Forces Division. Hear how they inspired everyone to sing the national anthem and…Read More

Dhaka Startups and Intellectual Property

by Shuvo

Earlier this week, Mr. Shah Talukder, the founder and General Manager of Cisco’s Safety and Security Systems Business Unit, launched YakSee, a new app that allows users to program their own interactive broadcasting station, and spoke about the challenges startups…Read More

6 Things To Consider For A Successful Domain Name

by rafayatul

One of the most vital and challenging tasks for any startup company, website or blog is to find an appropriate domain name which will popularize the site as well as appeal more readers. There are numerous domains to choose from,…Read More

Women Can Have It All

by Shuvo

Globally women do 66% of the world’s work but they receive only 10% of the world’s income. “These numbers are incredibly startling, shocking, and appalling,” said Claudia Chan, during her TEDx Talks presentation. Claudia is a successful female entrepreneur, who…Read More

Upcoming Event

Event Time :

Jun 15, 2015 12:00 am

The ICT Division, Ministry of Post, Telecommunication & Information Technology, Peoples Republic of Bangladesh & Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS), the national ICT industry association of Bangladesh are going to organize an ICT exhibition named `BANGLADESH ICT EXPO 2015’. The expo…Read More

Event Time :

Jun 5, 2015 9:00 am

Location:

Daffodil International University, Savar Upazila, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh, 23.87723, 90.32057399999997

SBEP is a Social Business Exposure Program which aims to teach students about the Yunus Social Business concept. SBEP is a program where participants can learn social business and Bangladeshi rural life style. The program includes Social Business Design Lab,…Read More

Event Time :

May 28, 2015 1:30 pm

Location:

MIDAS Financing Limited, Road No. 16, Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh, 23.75573, 90.37471900000003

Want to get the coolest updates from Google? Get ready for the Google I/O this year and take part from Dhaka! I/O (Input/Output) is an annual software developer focused conference held by Google in San Francisco, California. Google I/O 2015…Read More

Event Time :

Jun 1, 2015 9:00 am

Location:

Krishibid Institution Bangladesh, Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh, 23.759344, 90.38540599999999

For the second time in Bangladesh SBYA – Global is revealing “Social Business Youth Summit 2015”. This a one of a kind event that focuses on youths’ aspirations and social business. It is a grand opportunity for the youth to…Read More