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Former Bangladesh Bank governor proposes fund for innovation, research

Former governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr. Atiur Rahman has proposed creation of a national innovation and research fund to encourage more young people to become entrepreneurs He made the proposal while addressing a seminar organised for youths by World Linkup at the Senate Building of Rajshahai University on Saturday, says a statement. Describing the youths as the main resources for building
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A new solution to the electricity problem- SOLshare

Free Electrons Accelerator Program has named SOLshare, a Bangladesh based energy startup, World’s Best Energy Startup 2018 and awarded $200,000. SOLshare enables peer to peer electricity trading between off-grid households connected to solar panels. SOLshare allows households to sell their excess energy by growing their network as well as supply and allocation. It also provides data analytics, mobile money payment
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NTU’s enterprise wing collaborates with Startup Accelerator India

Govin Academy’s Startup Accelerator India (SAI) has signed an agreement with NTUitive Pte Ltd, the innovation and enterprise arm of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Three of SAI’s promising startups have been selected to be futher accelerated in Singapore’s Sunrise Incubation Tower for the next three to six months. The partnership geared toward forging stronger ties between the Indian and
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$1.1M investment by Seedstars to build Yangon Innovation Center

With aims to support 50 startups in the next of five years, Switzerland-based Seedstars will establish the Yangon Innovation Center (YIC) and invest $1.1 million to develop the startup ecosystem in Myanmar. An agreement to develop the center was signed between the Yangon Regional Government and Seedstars on October 5. Upon winning the bid to operate the centre on a build, operate
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Uric Acid Test at your home now

People can now test their uric acid level of blood by themselves with just a piece of paper. This paper is invented by a team of researchers from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology which has made checking uric acid level an easier process. Though the invention is in its development stage, the patent has been filed. The process would cost
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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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Samsung’s Secret Ingredient For Innovation

Samsung's open innovation has a very important secret ingredient, the company announced. Startups are at the core of its innovation, driving the integration of hardware and software. Speaking of its evolution and growth as a company, as well as its future plans, Samsung says that "cultivating deep relationships" with startups is paramount. The company wants to build stronger ties with
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Technology in the hands of businessmen

Technology is Driving Innovation, Opportunity and Transformation

In a recent summit organized by Goldman Sachs, it was revealed that technological megatrends are primary driving force behind innovation, opportunities and business transformation. Technological advancements throughout the world is changing how how businesses are operated and is transforming markets and entire economies. The summit was termed as a Business + Innovators Summit (B+I), which honored 100 most intriguing entrepreneurs in
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China’s Innovation Crisis

China as an economy has experienced a great boom since the past decade and is in the process of having an even more prosperous future. Regardless of China’s growth and its many developments in the technology industry, it is still quite behind in terms of innovation. The Source of the problem  Some blame the government and its strict rules. Some blame engineers
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