ADB Tracer Study: Bangladesh Computer and Software Engineering Tertiary Education

Summary of “Bangladesh: Computer and Software Engineering Tertiary Education in 2018.” By Asian Development Bank (ADB) The study was aimed to help government with evidence to inform and design better policy interventions for IT/ITES education and training. This study tracks the graduates of computer science and engineering and/or institutes of information technology (CSE/IIT) from nine universities in Bangladesh to understand the current
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IDLC Venture Capital Fund gets BSEC approval

The securities regulator has approved the registration plan of IDLC Venture Capital Fund, a local venture capital fund. The local venture capital fund will be registered under the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (Alternative Investment) Rules, 2015. In the 699th commission meeting, presided over by its Chairman Dr M Khairul Hossain, the BSEC decided to approve the alternative investment fund intended to
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Finding the best mentor for your Startup

“Mentors help entrepreneurs navigate the rollercoaster ride that is a startup.” –          Casey Gibbons, co-founder of Maki Fund.   Imagine yourself as the owner of a new company, it can often be lonely and a hefty amount of dearth experiences can lead you to make decisions that in a nutshell could be the very reason for the company’s downfall. This
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Hidup.co.id, the new wave in proptech in Indonesia

Jakarta, Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - The Indonesian startup property scene is going further into verticalization with the launch of Hidup.co.id, similar to international players such as SpotaHome and Blueground. Hidup is offering international workers, students, interns and expatriates, as well as locals, a new way to find mid to long term accommodation rentals in major cities in Indonesia, including
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Startup Dhaka Conducted First of its Kind “Wealth Management Forum”​ in Bangladesh

Startup Dhaka has organized first of its kind wealth Management Forum on September 9th, in Partnership with IDLC Finance Limited, LightCastle Partners, and Upskill. The event was packed with 16 speakers, 8 presentations, 2 panel discussions as well as some insightful Bangladesh market forecast. Participants can learn in detail about managing money and investment opportunities. The
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SoftBank to add $15 billion to tech fund

SoftBank Group, Japanese multinational conglomerate, is planning to add $15 billion to its Vision Fund which is backed by Saudi Arabia. SoftBank has considered a variety of ways to expand Vision Fund, including raising more capital, persuading investors in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi to waive debt repayments rights, or taking out more bank loans, said the sources.
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28 hi-tech parks to create 3lac jobs

Posts, Telecommunications and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar declared last Saturday that 28 hi-tech parks are now being constructed outside Dhaka which is likely to create over 3,00,000 jobs in Bangladesh for the youth. He also believes that Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Hi-Tech Park, Rajshahi will be a milestone reaching towards Digital Bangladesh as it will create 14,000 new jobs.
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