Week In Review: SD Asia’s Top 3 Articles From Last Week

Every day, we at SD Asia work hard to bring you the best startup, entrepreneurship, business and tech news from Bangladesh, from Asia and around the world. There are times when we hear of news that holds us in awe, or times when our review lists have created a storm. More importantly, we try to inspire the Bangladeshi startups first. Sometimes we deliver some advice pieces for the entrepreneurs and tech lovers.

Without further delay, here are our top 3 articles from last week,

1.‘Startup Bangladesh’: Bangladesh Will Be the Next IT Hub

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Ministry of ICT is going to start the ‘Startup Bangladesh’ project to create a national entrepreneurship platform. This project will enable Bangladesh to innovate faster, create new opportunities, develop technical skills and help realize the vision of Digital Bangladesh.

‘Startup Bangladesh’ will nurture innovative ideas and support startups in the areas of Education, Agriculture, Health, Financial Services, eCommerce, eGovernance, Environment, Transport, and Infrastructure.

‘Startup Bangladesh’ project Adviser Jamil Azher and Tina Jabeen have been working together to make this project successful. SD Asia Team had the chance to meet with these two Startup Experts. During a recent conversation, the dynamic duo defined how ‘Startup Bangladesh’ project will help the growing IT startups in Bangladesh.


2.Why Join An Accelerator Program?


Accelerator programs are now an integral part of the startup ecosystem. They are fellowship programs that help develop and fund startups and corporate internal teams which usually include mentorship and educational components and culminate in a public pitch event. There are a number of reasons why one should join an accelerator program.

3.GPAccelerator Info Session: Meet The GPA Alumni


Sheba, Repto, Cramstack, Ennovision, BuzzAlly, and Socian- all these knows known names recently got together at the GPAccelerator Info Session: Meet The GPA Alumni. These graduated startups from batch 1 & 2 of GPAccelerator Program put up their stories in front of the audience attending the session. They talked about how their startup grew after joining this program.

Tousif Alam