ICT

ICT acclamation for Tech trailblazers

The changes in technology have paved the way for production to quadruple in just a couple of years and people, especially the younger generation, have adopted ICT very fast, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith, speaking as the chief guest at the programme. This is why the government chose information and communication technology for spearheading the country's development, he told the
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AlterYouth receives ‘2018 Asia Pacific SDG Enterprise Award’ by UNDP YouthCoLab

AlterYouth, a tech-startup working to prevent dropouts in Government Primary Schools throughout Bangladesh, has won the ‘2018 Asia Pacific SDG Enterprise Award’ in the ‘Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship’ organized by UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub and UNDP China, in partnership with the All-China Youth Federation. The forum took place in The Twenty-First Century Hotel in Beijing, China
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Regional Advantage in Fintech

Written by David Shrier, MIT new ventures  The article first appeared in author's linkedin profile.   I write this column from Hamad Airport in Doha, Qatar, circumnavigating the globe from Boston to Hong Kong to Dhaka and (eventually) back to Boston - inshallah, the snow doesn't strand me in an airport lounge. The week was fascinating and filled with recurring questions from different
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ICT Division Holding A Workshop On “Innovation & Entrepreneurship In The Digital Age”

ICT Division is holding a workshop on 11th February at the BCC Auditorium on "Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age". The workshop will be conducted by David L. Shrier, Managing Director, MIT Connection Science, New Ventures Officer, MIT Sloan School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. Honorable State Minister for ICT Division, Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak is the chief
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‘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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ICT State Minister Proposed 20% Cash Incentive For Software & IT-Enabled Services Export

ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak met Honorable Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhit and proposed 20% Cash Incentive for Software & IT-enabled services export, TAX holiday for venture capital and TAX exemption for eCommerce. Finance Minister has assured that he will consider the recommendations and he further asked the officials to probe into the feasibility of the recommendations.  
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Trending Topics From “Desperately Seeking Entrepreneurs”

What better way to connect people than social media! Currently, many startups and entrepreneurs are using social media to create groups and pages that act as a platform to connect with each other. One such interactive group is Desperately Seeking Entrepreneurs. Here are few interesting updates from the group that you might want to check out- “National ICT Hackathon for Women” is
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The Digital Dream for Bangladesh in 2017

If the phrase ‘Digital Bangladesh’ refers to a scenario where a Dhaka rickshaw-puller with $5 daily income maintains communication to his family in village through a mobile phone that he owns-then Bangladesh has already become ‘Digital’. But if the meaning of the phrase reflects a picture in which a significant part of the country’s population integrates all the facilities that the
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