Startups

Durbin, Sparks And App Flakes Shine In Smart City Hackathon

November 14, 2016 |
Durbin, Sparks And App Flakes Shine In Smart City Hackathon

PreneurLab and White Board held a hackathon event named Smart City Hackathon. This was a 36 hour event aimed to make the lives of Dhaka citizens much easier. Here, Durbin, Sparks and App Flakes took the honours. The event was held in the capital’s Grameenphone main office in Bashundhara, and a total of 30 teams...

‘Slush Global Impact Accelerator’ Begins in Dhaka

July 20, 2016 |
‘Slush Global Impact Accelerator’ Begins in Dhaka

For the first time ever, Bangladesh will be part of Europe’s largest startup and technology event, ‘Slush 2016 Global Impact Accelerator’. From the 22nd of November to the 1st of December, participants will have the platform to present their inventions and ideas to the top tier investors from around the world at this event which...

Verify Your Medicine Via SMS With Panacea

June 23, 2016 |
Verify Your Medicine Via SMS With Panacea

The country’s fourth biggest Pharmaceutical company Renata Ltd. has teamed up with Panacea Live Ltd. to bring customers a new technique to verify the authenticity of the medicine they consume. All one needs to do is find the unique code on the back of every file of pills and send it to 2777, and he/she...

E-commerce Portal: NRBBUYSELL.COM Launched

June 22, 2016 |
E-commerce Portal: NRBBUYSELL.COM Launched

Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith yesterday inaugurated Bangladesh’s first global e-commerce website Nrbbuysell.com. From where Non-resident Bangladeshis can shop for all things Bangladeshi.   The website set its vision to serve more than one crore NRBs worldwide. People can both buy and sell goods and enjoy delivery service to every country and every city...

Google Preparing Own In-House Startup Incubator

April 25, 2016 |
Google Preparing Own In-House Startup Incubator

Google is creating an in-house startup incubator to help keep its entrepreneurial talent closer to home, according to The Information. The incubator is called “Area 120” and will be headed up by Google executives Don Harrison and Bradley Horowitz, sources told The Information. The name “Area 120” is a reference to Google’s famous “20% time.” Here’s how Area...

GEEKY To Organize National F-Commerce Summit 2016

April 21, 2016 |
GEEKY To Organize National F-Commerce Summit 2016

Although Facebook initially started off as a social-networking site where one can connect with friends and acquaintances online, it has since gradually morphed into an online marketplace where renowned or even amateur vendors can advertise and sell their products and services. This trend initially began in the developed countries, where markets were big enough already....

Asian Startups Find New Platform In Tech In Asia Singapore 2016

April 13, 2016 |
Asian Startups Find New Platform In Tech In Asia Singapore 2016

Any new startup or venture initiative requires ample investment during its nascent stage to take off. Otherwise, it becomes very difficult for any fledgling business venture to grow and sustain that growth in the long run. To connect these startups with potential investors and bring them under the same platform, Tech in Asia Singapore 2016...

IdeaMods: Dawn Of A New Era In PC Modifications In Bangladesh

April 11, 2016 |
IdeaMods: Dawn Of A New Era In PC Modifications In Bangladesh

PC modifications have been revolutionizing the global hardware industry for quite a while now. Big events dedicated to PC modifications have been happening in places like USA, Europe and India. These events provide the platform for nascent and innovative companies to showcase their skills in hardware modification in PC chassis. Companies like NZXT, Cooler Master...

SDAsia’s ‘Innovation Extreme’ Held At Radisson Blu

March 20, 2016 |
SDAsia’s ‘Innovation Extreme’ Held At Radisson Blu

‘Innovation Xtreme,’ SDAsia’s flagship event was held at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka on the 19th March 2016. This was the second time the event was held this year. Grameenphone, the leading telecom operator in the country, was the lead sponsor for the event. The event brought over 25 local startups and 25 renowned...