Startup

Exploring the US Startup Scene Part 1

by SD Asia Desk

By Arif Nezami, the article was originally published in the Daily Observer The inspiration of my journey with technology, especially in technology based startups, came to light in 2013, when I was nominated for US State department’s ‘International Visitor Leadership…Read More

SD ASIA Turns One Year Old

by Mustafizur Rahman Khan

It’s been an interesting year for SD ASIA, which initially started out as a documentary on Dhaka startups and grew into a whole new site dedicated to startups in Asia. Through the latter, we have widened our network with new…Read More

Startup Weekend Islamabad 2015

by Rizwan Shamim

by Sarwat Fatima, originally published in Techjuice Earlier this week, Air University organized a Startup Weekend at Islamabad – a global event that has already happened in over 120+ countries for about 1600+ times.TechJuice covered Startup Weekend Lahore last month which we…Read More

Look at who is Presenting on Bangladesh Startup Bootcamp Demo Day

by Fayaz Taher

Demo Day is around the corner where the bravest Bangladesh startups will do a lightning round pitch in front reputed local and foreign angel investors on May 24, 2015. Among the foreign investor pool, it includes Hideki Fujita of SEGNEL Ventures…Read More

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Business

ICT to Boost Further after FBCCI Elections

by SD Asia Desk

Today is a big day for the Bangladeshi ICT Industry. Shameem Ahsan, the President of Bangladesh Association of Software & Information Services (BASIS), secured 4th position out of 33 candidates in the recently held FBCCI Elections. His panel got 13…Read More

SD ASIA Turns One Year Old

by Mustafizur Rahman Khan

It’s been an interesting year for SD ASIA, which initially started out as a documentary on Dhaka startups and grew into a whole new site dedicated to startups in Asia. Through the latter, we have widened our network with new…Read More

Angela – Everyone’s Favourite Entrepreneur in Dhaka

by Aumia Haq

Fun. Colorful. Clean These are the 3 attributes that parents look for in a children’s play center and luckily for them these words perfectly describe Fantasium – the new play center for kids in Dhaka founded by Angela Morrow Fan….Read More

Job Posts

Job description Lead and direct the overall Business Operations of Robi with strategic plans, policies and programs for the entire Business to achieve corporate goals and objectives towards excellence ensuring planned business growth. He also should lead and drive towards…Read More

Role Overview This role will develop and manage different digital services for Grameenphone, aligning with Telenor Group Digital Services Roadmap and GP Internet for All ambition. S/he will be responsible for the P/L of these digital services and Go to…Read More

A global leading telco player has now created a digital platform wherein they can create a mobile-native healthcare ecosystem through which high quality health information, advice and services can be made available to everyone. As a result, we are looking…Read More

Are YOU a trendsetter? Want to make a DIFFERENCE? Do YOU want to be part of the coolest, high energy, fun loving, Bangladesh’s upcoming top 11 startup (source: Tech in Asia – )? What are you waiting for? Switch on your computer and…Read More

Gadgets

Google to Challenge Microsoft in India With its Chromebooks

by Rageeb Kibria

India will soon be introducing two brand new budget Chromebooks by Google. The challenge for Google is to beat Microsoft, the predominant brand in the SEA market. Google announced two sub-$250 Chromebooks, laptops powered by its web-based Chrome OS platform,…Read More

Throw This Camera Drone in the Air and It Flies Itself

by SD Asia Desk

Henry Bradlow holds an RC controller and a horribly cracked Moto X, but he’s only gripping these devices in case something goes wrong with his demo. When Bradlow, the CTO and co-founder of Lily Robotics, gives the go sign, Nghia Ho,…Read More

BTRC Takes Initiative To Establish Solid Cyber Security

by Saqib Shadman Bashar

Information Technology in Bangladesh dates back to the 1960s, when it was used in Nuclear Research. However, IT became mainstream after 30 years, in the 1990s. Still in its fledgling stages, IT in Bangladesh has demonstrated the potential for significant…Read More

Google’s Unimpressive App Contribution To Apple Watch

by Aumia Haq

After Instagram, Twitter, Evernote and many others, Google has finally joined Apple’s growing network of 3rd party applications. Google has now released its first Apple Watch app with an update to “Google News & Weather” for iOS. The News & Weather…Read More

Advice

When the heck did learning to code become cool?

by Rizwan Shamim

By Ken Mazaika, originally published in Medium If you — like me — became a software engineer before the Internet was at scale, back in the good-old-days when AOL was spamming our physical mailboxes with CDs — you may not appreciate how drastically becoming a software developer…Read More

Four Hidden Google Maps Features You’ve Never Explored

by Rageeb Kibria

Gone are the days when we used to buy paper maps of Dhaka from street vendors and hang it on our wall. Now everyone has a smartphone and an unfettered access to google maps. Now to make best use of…Read More

After 5 startups, here is Kevin Rose’s top advice for founders

by Rizwan Shamim

Written by Google Ventures, republished from Medium.com Kevin Rose is the co-founder of North Technologies. He was also a general partner at Google Ventures and the founder of Digg, Milk, Revision3, and Pownce. Kevin sits down with Google Ventures to…Read More

Will The New Steve Jobs Deliver?

by Saqib Shadman Bashar

In 2013, Apple Inc. icon, face and leader Steve Jobs’ biographical film was released, titled Jobs. It turned out to be a major disappointment critically, receiving criticism for its lack of deep exploration of Jobs’ character. Question is, will the new Steve…Read More

Upcoming Event

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

Event Time :

May 24, 2015 4:00 pm

A product showcasing event titled 12 Week Bootcamp Demo Day will take place on May 24 2015 4pm-real entrepreneurs will be showcasing their products in front of an audience featuring potential investors. SD Asia is organizing this free event. SD…Read More