Startup Dhaka hosted a team of two French delegates for a maiden effort to forge strong ties between the French and Bangladeshi startup scenes. Terming the day as “Intense”, Sophie Clavelier, French Trade Commissioner, along with her Bangladeshi counterpart, Pierre-Henry Lenfant, Economic Counselor of the Embassy of France in Bangladesh, visited some startup destinations in Dhaka. Read more
Japan-based news media The Bridge has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Fuji Startup Ventures and PR Times. The Bridge covers startups in Japan and beyond in English and Japanese, and organizes multiple events and meetups in the country. The startup also wants to help startups outside Japan to reach out to relevant Japanese companies.