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Uber Launches uberHIRE In Dhaka

Uber, the world's largest on-demand ridesharing company, today announced the launch of uberHIRE in Dhaka. With uberHIRE, riders can book longer duration trips for day-long meetings, shopping or to simply explore and travel around the city. Uber’s launch of UberHIRE will give riders in Dhaka yet another alternative to private car ownership and enjoy the reliability, transparency and affordability that
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SINDABAD.COM & KIKSHA.COM RAISE SERIES A FUNDING

Zero Gravity Ventures Limited – an e-commerce incubator from one of the country’s leading conglomerates, Ananta Group – has secured Series A funding from Frontier Bangladesh, a Bangladesh-focused private equity fund. Zero Gravity Ventures currently operates two e-commerce sites – sindabad.com and kiksha.com. sindabad.com is the country’s first B2B online shop where offices, factories or any business organizations can purchase their
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Amar Uddog: Business Made Simpler

Most businesses use ERP softwares to maintain and automate their venture. But when it comes to small and medium businesses, they're still stuck in the past and they run and document their business manually. If we take the case of a regular shop, they use the Tally method to maintain their accounts and bookkeeping which comes with a lot of
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WowBox Launches Ekai Ekshow Contest

Dhaka, December 21, 2017 - Telenor’s lifestyle and infotainment app WowBox has reached 10 million downloads!  With over 3 million active users every month, WowBox is the most downloaded lifestyle app in Bangladesh. To celebrate this achievement with the users, WowBox has come up with the contest Ekai Ekshow in which users can win 101 prizes including Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and air tickets to Bangkok
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37 Startups Receive Funding From Startup Bangladesh-iDEA Of ICT Division

After Digital World-2017's four-day long success among people,the event ended with a grand closing ceremony at BICC, Bangladesh. ICT Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak and Abul Maal Abdul Muhith were present at the event among other honorable guests. ICT ministry recognized the startups who had participated in Startup Bangladesh-iDEA project. This program aims to help the emerging startups of Bangladesh to excel and provide
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Applications Now Open For The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme 2018

Westerwelle Foundation in Berlin, Germany just opened the Call for Applications for the Spring 2018 Westerwelle Young Founders Programme and are looking for outstanding young entrepreneurs from developing and emerging economies to participate in the Young Founders Conference in Berlin, Germany from 10 to 14 April 2018. wwf2   What is the Westerwelle Young Founders Programme? The Westerwelle
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The Alteryouth Revolution

Alteryouth has built a C2C scholarship platform for people who want to create a revolution to give Literacy Scholarships to government primary schools. Their vision is to build a 100% literate Bangladesh which has led them to join Batch 4 of Grameenphone Accelerator program. A few years back after his visit to United States, Asifun Nabi founded Alteryouth. “I wanted to
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Fundraising & Investment With Tanveer Ali

The 5 startups in this Batch 4 now have their workspace at the GP house along with seed funding and logistical support provided by Grameenphone and Startup Dhaka. The continuous guidance of in national and international mentors makes this boot camp a learning experience for the teams which help them in their startup journey. This week’s workshop was conducted by Executive
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GPAccelerator Organizes Startup Expo For Batch 4 Startups

Grameenphone Accelerator hosted a Startup Expo for Batch 4, at GPHouse, in Bashundhara, on 25th and 26th of October. The five startups of the GP Accelerator program –Amar Uddog, Mars, Avijatrik, FoodTong and AlterYouth– showcased their business ideas at the event, in front of more than a thousand attendees, including visitors, investors, professionals, and officials from Grameenphone. The CEO of Grameenphone
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GP Accelerator Startup Expo: Day 1

Today was the first day of Startup Expo of Batch 4 presented by Grameenphone Accelerator program and Startup Dhaka. The aim of the program is to showcase our startups and provide them with a platform of community pitching. This event is also an opportunity for our teams to prepare themselves for the upcoming Demo Day The response the teams received throughout
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