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Top Mobile Money Services In Bangladesh By Market Share

Bangladesh has seen an unprecedented growth of mobile banking services in the past few years. The first mobile money service, bKash, launched in the country in 2011. Today, the company accounts for 58% of market share. In 2015 alone, the value of mobile banking transaction was US$ 1423 million dollar.

Today, Bangladesh accounts for more than 8% of total mobile money accounts globally. The service has grown rapidly, with more than 12 companies offering mobile money services on the market. Competition in the space has heightened in the recent years. Multiple players are now gradually taking into bKash’s market share.

Data: USAID, as of Feb 2015 | Future Startup
Data: USAID, as of Feb 2015 | Future Startup
Ruhul Kader is a Dhaka-based writer, researcher, and entrepreneur. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Future Startup and the author of Rethinking Failure: A short guide to living an entrepreneurial life. He writes about entrepreneurship, business, strategy, technology, and culture. He can be reached at [email protected]

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