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Kuvera gets backed by Eight Roads

Kuvera, a tech-based wealth management startup, receives investment of $4..5 million from strategic fintech investment team of Eight Roads, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International. The company that makes venture capital investments across sectors, had set up a global team for strategic investments in the fintech space across India, China, the UK, Singapore, and Hong Kong to add strategic value to Fidelity’s
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Grab opens Accelerator Programme

Grab announced on Wednesday that it has opened a batch of two accelerator programmes for startups, targeting post-seed businesses focusing on agriculture. The accelerator programme, called Grab Ventures Velocity, aims to nurture 3 to 5 post-seed Southeast Asia-based startups that could empower farmers by creating a sustainable fresh food supply chain in the ecosystem. Collected from: Dealstreetasia
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Four startups give birth to Mekari

As many as four Indonesian SaaS platform-based startups Talenta, Sleekr, Jurnal, and Klikpajak consolidated their operations to form one entity called ‘Mekari’. The consolidation of these startups would help the SMEs in adopting integrated technology for their businesses. According to the Association of Indonesia Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises data, there are at least 60 million small and medium enterprises
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Export earnings reach 1.12 billion from Canada

Bangladesh exported products worth $1.118 billion to Canada and imported $498.16 million from there in fiscal year 2017-18 (FY18). Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi made the disclosure while High Commissioner of Canada to Bangladesh Benoit Prefontaine called on him at the secretariat in the city on Monday. The minister laid emphasis on forming a forum to expand trade and investment and
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Stock Market shows year low rates

Stock market has not seen any development in the last 4 months as investors have lost confidence in the market due to rumors surrounding investors' getting individual TIN number and liquidity crunch in the market. The benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX shows a decline of 1.07% last day. In the last four trading days, the index lost around
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Klook raises $225 million in Series D

Klook, Hong Kong based online travel startup, has bagged $225 million in extended Series D funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund. The total amount raised in Series D now becomes $425 million. Other participants in the round included, Sequoia China, Matrix Partners, TCV and OurCrowd. The earlier $200 million fundraising was supported by Goldman Sachs, Boyu Capital.
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Best Practices to generate leads from Social Media

In today’s technologically advanced and fast-paced world almost every business sector has turned to digitization. But mere online presence is not enough for tempting clients and businesses to buy your commodities. To stay afloat in the market while being challenged by competitors’ day in and day out, you need to implement various strategies to attract potential customers by generating leads
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