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ADB expects Asia to grow 6% this year

Manila based institution, Asian Development Bank released an update of Asian Development Outlook on Wednesday which clearly stated that Asia will grow 6% this year and 5.8% next year. According to the report, China is expected to grow 6.6% and 6.3% in 2018,2019 where India is expected to grow 7.3% and 7.6% in the same period. The reasons for growth are
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Bangladesh – The 3rd highest remittance receiving country in South Asia

Bangladesh becomes the 3rd highest remittance receiving country in South Asia, 9th in the world. It has seen a 17.9% growth in remittance earning in 2018 where the rate saw declination of 11.5% in 2016. The leader in remittance earning is India ($79.5 million), followed by China ($67 million) and Mexico & Philippines ($34 million). World Bank reports that the developing
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Base raises US $1.3 million

Vietnamese startup Base has raised US $1.3 million pre-series A rounnd co-led by the Alpha JWC ventures and Beenext. It is said to be the biggest ever fund raised by a B2B startup in the country. Existing investors 500 Startups and VIISA also participated in the funding round. The company has developed over 20 apps that cover two verticals: human resources and
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Tiger Cage Launch Event held

Tiger Cage, an entrepreneurship-themed video series from Startup Dhaka, was launched on 10th December at EMK Center, Dhanmondi. Tiger Cage is the first ever video series in Bangladesh giving startups the opportunity to pitch in front of investors who are willing to provide funding access to startups. The show aims at mitigating one of the Bangladesh startup ecosystem’s
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Bangladesh – The most Optimistic Market

Bangladesh remains the most optimistic market according to the HSBC Navigator Survey on 34 countries. The countries included were the US, the UK, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, Australia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. The survey, conducted by Kantar TNS, takes into account the responses of over 8650 businesses from small to mid to large
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Grab and Idooh partner up to bring in-car ads

Idooh has partnered with GrabAds, Grab’s online-to-offline advertising platform, to deploy in-vehicle media screens in GrabCars in the Philippines. Fully interactive 10-inch Idooh display tablets will be installed into selected GrabCar vehicles, providing passengers with updates on lifestyle, news, and entertainment as well as e-commerce options while in transit.  Grab drivers can look forward to an additional revenue source of monthly
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The opportunities and challenges of f-commerce for female entrepreneurs of Bangladesh

Facebook, is not only social media, but has become a platform for Bangladeshi female entrepreneurs to conduct business with over 2 crore users in Bangladesh. However, there are opportunities and challenges of this relatively new dimension of conducting business, not as usual. F-commerce stands for Facebook commerce which refers to overseeing online business activities through a Facebook page or Facebook application
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