Smartphone Sales Surging in Bangladesh

Between October and December more than a million  units of smartphones entered Bangladesh, according to a Market Research Firm based in India. It was also revealed that for vendors, there is a great chance to target first time smartphone users in Bangladesh. After enhancing 3G network coverage and after the introduction of low cost mobile phones, the smartphones market expanded 83% year
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5 Startups Graduate from Invest2Innovate Accelerator Program 2014-2015

Invest2Innovate (i2i) accelerator program works with post-incubation stage social ventures and impact oriented startups in Pakistan for the duration of four months. For the 2014-2015 accelerator program, i2i received over 250 applications from startups in various industries such as health, education, energy, mobility, etc. but only five startups were inducted into the program. These startups namely, Inaaya,
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“Dealoka” – A modern platform for intelligent advertisement

Dealoka is a mobile platform that helps merchants to advertise their business to their most important customers. Dealoka started of in mid 2014 and is one of the first graduates of Indosat's accelerator program, Ideabox. Dealoka gives users e-vouchers based on interest and location, allowing merchants to push promotions to drive offline traffic to their physical stores. Since its launch
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Facebook Plans to Launch Voice-to-Text in Messenger

Facebook is planning to invest in developing more capabilities in its messenger application, such as voice-to-text transcription and tools for consumers to communicate with businesses. Facebook is planning to add more tools and plugins into the messenger in 2015 to enhance the user experience for the application. The application already has about 500 million users, which is expected to increase
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A banker takes the elevator at Bank Audi head office in Beirut

30 Second Elevator Pitch

One important skill every entrepreneur must have is the ability to give impressive presentations and pitches. Mastering the 30 second elevator pitch is not an easy task. This article however, will make your life easier. You only have 30 seconds to get someone’s attention before they start doodling in their brain. Yes people Doodle. Around the world, it’s called an elevator
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8 Bangladeshi Ventures Fly to Seattle for Training Via Project Catalyst

Entrepreneurship is a wonderful opportunity to not only take your life in your own hands, but also to do some social good. Over the years, Bangladesh has seen numerous ventures come to limelight with a strong social activist mindset. To engage Bangladesh's untapped and talented youth, to help catalyze social change and to empower the masses. There are success stories
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