As we count days till Innovation Xtreme 2015, the biggest startup event in Bangladesh, we have a few sneak-peaks for you! Innovation Xtreme will have 21 exciting startups showcasing, and among those we would like to give you a heads-up on the first five startups to have registered this year.
GObd is one of the fastest growing startups, and already one of the most popular in Bangladesh! GObd app provides real-time Dhaka traffic information to its users through crowd-sourced data from multiple points, including user reported information. Qasim Rana, co-founder of GObd.co, is hopeful that GObd is the panacea to some, if not all, of Dhaka-dweller’s traffic problems. GObd is something that fills in a huge void left by traffic problems!
Light Castle Partners, a company providing consumer research, market insight, and industry due diligence, has managed to disrupt, if not replace, the traditional market research industry in Bangladesh with its LightCastle Data. The company cuts market research costs into half for its clients – if compared to the traditional market research methods. This system provides quality checks to ensure that outliers do not flaw the data.
Ranked among the top 11 startups in Bangladesh by TechInAsia, ZuumZuum is one of the most promising fashion dedicated e-commerce platform in Bangladesh. Rafi Mustafa, an ex-Groupon veteran, returned to Bangladesh with domain expertise from the UK and Australia founded ZuumZuum with aspirations of making fashion accessible to the Bangladeshi consumer market at competitive prices. Thanks to the company’s exclusive range of fashion accessories, unparalleled pricing, and exponential organic growth, it is already a fan-favorite!
ArahanTek is a collaborative initiative of a team of Business and Engineering experts from Bangladesh. The company provides a wide array of embedded engineering and automation services, as well as consultancy and manufacturing products incorporating Artificial Intelligence. ArahanTek will be showcasing something very exciting at Innovation Xtreme 2015, something that is going to be released and distributed nationwide by next week, something that they call, “a step towards a smarter Dhaka”
Mehnaz Tabassum and Reem Shamsuddoha founded JeteChao in order to help people locate events all around Dhaka. There has been a void when finding a platform to locate events going on in Dhaka – people usually use Facebook events, or communicate through word of mouth. The platform provides a list of all events taking place, along with details and location. JeteChao hosts events ranging from arts and entertainment to professional events.