GP ACC

Why Join An Accelerator Program?

Accelerator programs are now an integral part of the startup ecosystem. They are fellowship programs that help develop and fund startups and corporate internal teams which usually include mentorship and educational components and culminate in a public pitch event. There are a number of reasons why one should join an accelerator program. Discipline and structure One might have a product, idea or prototype
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LightCaste Partners Reports on Bangladesh Economic Update

LightCastle Partners has recently released an economic update report on “Bangladesh An Emerging Tiger Biding Its Time”. LightCastle Partners provide in-depth analysis and statistics on Bangladesh market and update their report on a quarterly basis. Their reports include data and analysis of consumer preference, market trends, and business models which provide thorough information and helps make effective business decisions for
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Robi Accused Of Non-Compliance Of Merger Condition

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is still unsure about the status of Robi’s merger as the telecom operator is yet to complete all the conditions given by the regulatory body. The telecom regulator has accused Robi of non-compliance of a number of conditions, which also includes non-payment of around Tk. 109-crore dues billed for its merger with Airtel. The completion of
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Bari

‘Idea Project’ will Organize the Entire Startup Ecosystem of Bangladesh

“The startup culture in Bangladesh is yet very new. To take the Bangladeshi startups to the international level, the entire ecosystem needs to be organized. To bring that ecosystem together, ‘Idea project’ is initiated by the ICT ministry.’’ Md. Abdul Bari, personal secretary of Bangladesh ICT minister said all these in an interview with SD ASIA. In the interview, he also talked
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GP ACC

GPAccelerator Calls for Applications for 3rd Batch

Grameenphone Accelerator has started to receive applications for the 3rd batch of the program. The GPAccelerator program has been designed to help local tech startups build and grow their businesses fast and robustly. SD ASIA continues as the operating partner of the program for the second year. Ambitious tech startups with MVPs can apply through www.grameenphoneaccelerator.com/apply until 4
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Microsoft Bangladesh Is Initiating Coding For Local School Children

Microsoft Bangladesh is initiating coding for local school children to teach students the basics of computer programming. As a part of the initiative, Microsoft Bangladesh will organize a two-hour workshop titled “Coding for Kids” tomorrow at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre as part of the BASIS SoftExpo-2017. The event is open for all school children from class I-VIII.
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Summit Communications Gets Approval From Telecom Regulator To Go For Initial Public Offering

Summit Communications received the green light from the telecom regulator to go for initial public offering. The country's leading end-to-end infrastructure support provider and gateway operator got the no-objection certificate at a recent meeting of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission. Summit Communications is one of the two private-companies that are responsible for providing nationwide telecom transmission network service across the country.
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