LightCastle Partners launches The LightCastle Business Confidence Index 2017-18

LightCastle Partners launches its latest confidence index of 2017-18 at Lakeshore Hotel, Gulshan. The study aims to gauge business sentiments of private sector executives representing a variety of industries across the economy. This year, a survey of 102 C-Suite level executives – across 12 industries throughout 2 major cities: Dhaka and Chittagong – was conducted to analyze the factors that influence
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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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5 things that matter most in building startup communities

Developing a startup community is a Holy Grail for many countries. Despite having huge potential for power, most fail miserably in creating a functional startup ecosystem. Endeavor Insight conducted research on Bangalore and Nairobi, a couple of the world’s top tech startup communities, to get some insights on fostering productive entrepreneurship communities. Some findings are as follows:
  1. Not all the communities
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