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BIDA plans to launch One Stop Service

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority is in discussion for launching a One Stop Service by the end of January to ease the activities of local and foreign investors. A meeting was held at BIDA office this Sunday with Prime Minister’s Principal Coordinator for SDGs Abul Kalam Azad as chief guest where BIDA Chairman Kazi M Aminul Islam chaired the meeting.
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Imagine Radio – The Bangladeshi startup with most advanced music streaming platform starts its journey

Imagine Radio, an entertainment media startup rising from Bangladesh focused on music streaming started its journey today from its office located at DevoTech Technology Park, Gulshan, Dhaka. As a startup from Bangladesh, Imagine Radio is aimed at building an advanced digital entertainment ecosystem where Bangladeshi music lovers and Bangladeshi musicians will enjoy the true benefits of the new digital era initiated
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Fintech B-Social raises seed funds

B-Social, a London fintech that currently offers a “social finance” app and beta debit Mastercard, has raised £3.2 million in seed-round funding from undisclosed high-net-worth individuals. However, the fundraise is just the first step in a journey in which B-Social wants to eventually become a fully licensed bank that reimagines banking around everyday social interactions.
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ADB identifies constraints to housing finance in Bangladesh

Manila based Asian Development Bank conducted a feasibility study on constraints to housing finance access to low and middle income households in Bangladesh. The report was submitted to the government of Bangladesh. It identified weak legal enforcement in mortgage market, supply-side challenges, inadequate incentives and increasing construction costs as major constraints for lower and middle class to get access to
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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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