Raising Capital

Maslin Capital partners with DEFTA

Maslin Capital, a local alternative investment fund manager, has signed an agreement with California-based venture capital firm DEFTA. The partnership is aimed at serving the nascent local alternative investment market. Since 1980s, DEFTA Partners has invested in more than 100 companies in the US, the UK, Bangladesh and Japan.
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The Postal Division To Collaborate With Alibaba, Amazon

The postal division is going to collaborate with global e-commerce giants Alibaba and Amazon to deliver their products across Bangladesh. A pilot project will be launched within a short-time, said Tarana Halim, state minister for telecom and postal division. Through this initiative, online buyers are now able to receive their products from e-commerce sites, delivered to their doorsteps in Dhaka.
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Microsoft Bangladesh, Shakti Foundation and the PMO aim to train and support female entrepreneurs

Microsoft Bangladesh, Shakti Foundation and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has been signed a partnership to train and support female entrepreneurs to run their own IT repair centres across Bangladesh. Microsoft Philanthropies yesterday announced a financial award from the Microsoft YouthSpark grant to Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Women, according to a press release floated to media yesterday.
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