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Top Ten News from Last Week

NPL rose to BDT 939 billion The amount of classified loans rose more than 26% by the number of BDT 196.08 billion in the last fiscal year in spite of various measure taken by Bangladesh Bank. The amount of NPL was BDT 939.11 billion on 31 December, 2018 which was BDT 743.03 billion on the same date of 2017 according to
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Top Ten News from Last Week

Country Delight raises $10 million Indian dairy startup Country Delight has raised over $10 million in a Series B round led by Matrix Partners. Read More: https://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/indian-dairy-startup-country-delight-raises-10m-from-matrix-orios-venture-partners-120512/ Musiio Grabs $1 million Seed Fund Singapore based music startup Musiio has raised over $1 million to build a AI based playlist in seed funding round led by Wavemaker Partners, U.S. investor Exponential Creativity Ventures and other angels. Its last
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Why Business Owners Should or Should Not Use Debt to Invest in Their Business

Most people instinctively think debt to be a bad word, however, for most startup companies it represents one of the most viable ways of financing operations and growing fast. Even very large companies tend to use the leveraging power of debt to achieve greater profitability. While banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions are typically the largest sources of debt,
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Tiger Cage Launch Event held

Tiger Cage, an entrepreneurship-themed video series from Startup Dhaka, was launched on 10th December at EMK Center, Dhanmondi. Tiger Cage is the first ever video series in Bangladesh giving startups the opportunity to pitch in front of investors who are willing to provide funding access to startups. The show aims at mitigating one of the Bangladesh startup ecosystem’s
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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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Travel startups on attention grabbing feat

The second wave of internet-era travel companies has captured the attention of venture capitalists. In the last five years, travel companies have raised more than $1 billion in venture capital funding. That includes short-term rental startups, travel and tourism apps, marketplaces for “experiences” and other travel or hospitality tech platforms. Airbnb, a $38 billion company and an anomaly in the category, has
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Banglalink Launches Incubator 2.0:

Banglalink has officially launched the second batch of startups for its IT Incubator initiative. The IT Incubator initiative is coordinated in collaboration with Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, of ICT division. The official ceremony took place on Thursday at Dhaka’s Le Meridien Hotel. Banglalink started the IT Incubator initiative with a vision of fostering digital innovation in Bangladesh. After the success of
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Soaib Grewal Talks about Design Thinking

In an era of highly technological and unforgiving competitiveness, it takes iterative adaptability to sustain in the business. Today, almost all of the leading global companies practice Design Thinking in their way to develop user-centric products. At its core, Design Thinking is a process for creative problem-solving. It enables organization not only to learn faster through iteration but also encourages
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National Demo Day and Bangladesh StartUp Awards 2017 Announced

To inspire startupculture across the country the government will be awarding ten Bangladeshi technology-based startups in May 2017. Besides, the first-everNational Demo Day will be held to connect startupswith a host of local and foreign investors on 25 May 2017.Startups are invited to apply online: startupbangladesh.gov.bd/ndd by 14 may 2017. Information and Communication Technology(ICT) Division of the Government and BetterStories Limited
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