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Pakistan based fund launched by Gobi Partners, Fatima Ventures

After its investment in Pakistani online travel startup Sastaticket.pk, Gobi Partners has been exploring options to invest in Pakistan. It was the first time that a Chinese VC invested in Pakistan. Recently, Gobi Partners has launched a $20 million fund with Fatima Ventures specifically targeting new tech companies of Pakistan. Fatima Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Fatima Group,
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SCA launches Accelerator

Supply Chain Asia, Singapore's non-profit professional body, has initiated SCA-TAP, tech accelerator programme, to inspire innovation in the supply chain industry. The application is open for companies who are less than 5 years old and want to build a flexible and sustainable business model.
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What You Must Know about MALBAC Technology in Screening Babies

Did you know that a robust genome amplification technique called MALBAC helps in the screening of monogenic conditions in babies? In 2014, what we know as vitro fertilization, i.e., IVF baby was screened with numerous looping and annealing based amplification cycles known as MALBAC. According to an article published on https://www.asianscientist.com, it is good news for the healthcare industry
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Going from Idea to Investment Readiness with Startup Dhaka Incubator

Startup Dhaka has been promoting the startup ecosystem in Bangladesh for more than five years now. Since its inception, Startup Dhaka has been at the front lines, running accelerator programs, startup workshops, and online and offline courses. Startup Dhaka has worked with 1500+ startups, facilitated 68 investments, arranged over 35 startup events, and has published over 78 online courses. In
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Bangladesh wins 6 awards at Apicta including a Championship

From 9th to 13th October, Apicta Awards 2018 took place in Guangzhou, China, where 205 startups participated and 27 of them were from Bangladesh. FEED M initiative of Rajuk Uttara Model College became the only champion in Senior Student Project category. Moreover, Sindabad.com won in Startup of the Year category, Project SHOBJANTA from St. Joseph’s High School in Senior Student Project category, FOSLI
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Bangladesh Would Be A World-Class Hi-Tech Manufacturing Hub: IDC

A report prepared by a global consulting and research firm IDC, revealed that Bangladesh would be a world-class hi-tech manufacturing hub with an attractive destination for future investments due to policy support, competitive wage structure and domestic market demand. “The recent policies around hi-tech manufacturing was instrumental in realizing Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) of over $11 billion in 2017”, said Partner
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GPAccelerator Opens Application Round for 5th Batch

Grameenphone Accelerator has opened the call for applications for the 5th batch of the program. The program, delivered in partnership with Startup Dhaka, invites tech-based startups with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to apply through www.grameenphoneaccelerator.com until mid-night 7 April 2018. GP Accelerator is an innovation platform that offers a 4-month curriculum-based mentorship program through several international
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What Makes An Investment Attractive?

Raising money is a big concern for most businesses. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it. You might have an amazing business idea, but unless you make your investment opportunity look attractive, your idea will probably go flop. Here are few things you must properly take care of before you approach an investor. Proof of potential success Primarily investors will
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Now You Can Find All Government Forms In The Same Platform!

Bangladesh government is taking many initiatives provide services to the public in easy and convenient ways. Now, they have launched a platform where people can find all the forms related to government services. http://www.forms.gov.bd/ has all the related forms regarding government services. This platform is also being called a forms portal. Government’s project Access to Information (a2i) is handling the
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‘Startup Bangladesh’: Bangladesh Will Be the Next IT Hub

Ministry of ICT is going to start the 'Startup Bangladesh’ project to create a national entrepreneurship platform. This project will enable Bangladesh to innovate faster, create new opportunities, develop technical skills and help realize the vision of Digital Bangladesh. 'Startup Bangladesh’ will nurture innovative ideas and support startups in the areas of Education, Agriculture, Health, Financial Services, eCommerce, eGovernance, Environment, Transport,
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Facebook Down? Hacked Or Not??

You might have faced some issues with Facebook last night. Well, guess what! It’s not just you. The problem was affecting users all around the world. Most people faced a forced log out from the service. They were not allowed to sign back in and given a message from security team that someone might have access to their account. Some people
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Robi Accused Of Non-Compliance Of Merger Condition

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is still unsure about the status of Robi’s merger as the telecom operator is yet to complete all the conditions given by the regulatory body. The telecom regulator has accused Robi of non-compliance of a number of conditions, which also includes non-payment of around Tk. 109-crore dues billed for its merger with Airtel. The completion of
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