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Back to Startup Basics!

SD Asia has always been working to build up a startup ecosystem in this country. With that view, it has organized many small and big events & sessions throughout Dhaka all these years. Last February, we had held a session on “How to Startup” at the EMK Center. Lots of startup enthusiasts came and Mustafizur Rahman Khan, CEO of SD Asia
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GPAccelerator Batch 3 Startups begin their journey today

The Grameenphone Accelerator has unveiled the new batch of startups beginning their 4-month long acceleration journey today at GPHouse. After a rigorous process of reading through over 600 applications, face-to-face interviews, and pitch presentations six startups were introduced to the startup ecosystem and the attendees of the media launch today.                                     GPAccelerator (GPA), in partnership with SD ASIA,
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Augmedix plans to recruit 7,000 people in next five years

US Based Google Glass Start-Up and healthcare company Augmedix will recruit 7,000 people in the next five years from Bangladesh. During a press meet arranged at the conference room of Augmedix’s headquarter in Panthapath in Dhaka on Friday, the plan for recruiting this people was revealed by Augmedix’s co-founder Pelu Tran. State Minister for the ICT Division Junaid Ahmed Palak was
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‘Be careful in downloading new apps’

Terming a large number of available mobile apps as potential ‘information hacking source’, State Minister for ICT Division, Junaid Ahmed Palak on Thursday asked people to be more cautious about downloading and using mobile apps. Palak was speaking as the chief guest at the International Cyber Security Conference held at the Conference room of Bangladesh Computer Council. ICT Division organized the
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Need for cyber security stressed in CTO seminar

A two-day international workshop on cyber crimes and safe internet began in capital to find ways to curb threats and crimes in the cyber space. Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Choudhury inaugurated the event as chief guest in city's Hotel Le Meridien this morning. Commonwealth Telecommunication Organization (CTO) has organized the workshop titled "Digital Bangladesh: Focusing on Cybercrime, Safe Internet
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StatUp Bus to move across Bangladesh to find new enterpreneurs

The StartUp Cup, an international programme on entrepreneurship, started its journey in Bangladesh on Monday with the theme 'Nurture locally, scale nationally'. A special bus will move across the country to pick the entrepreneur talents through seven divisional events, excluding capital Dhaka. Bangladesh StartUp Cup 2017 Selima Hossain Allen andDeputy Project Director, Bangladesh StartUp Cup 2017 Muhaimin Khan attended the launching ceremony. "What
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National High school programming contest starts on April 9

In a bid to bring out the next generation information technology (IT) leaders, the government for the third consecutive times is going to arrange National High School Programming Contest (NHSPT). During a press conference at the conference room of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC), Junaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister for ICT Division, the organizer of the event, said that this year, Bangladesh
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What Makes An Investment Attractive?

Raising money is a big concern for most businesses. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it. You might have an amazing business idea, but unless you make your investment opportunity look attractive, your idea will probably go flop. Here are few things you must properly take care of before you approach an investor. Proof of potential success Primarily investors will
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Application For GPAccelerator Batch 3 Closes Today: APPLY FAST!

Want to accelerate your startup with GPAccelerator? Today is your last chance to apply for the 3rd batch of GPAccelerator program. Ambitious tech startups with MVPs can apply through www.grameenphoneaccelerator.com/apply. The application process will end at sharp 12 am midnight. The GPAccelerator program is designed to support early-stage, homegrown tech startups of Bangladesh. It helps local tech startups build and grow
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