The Monthly Digest: Exclusive Startup Stories You Missed In August

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Sep 2, 2016

August saw some of the biggest launches, reveals, investments in Bangladesh’s startup scene. New things happened almost daily. Here is a roundup of the most interesting stories of the month.

01. The modest fashion Styline Collection Becomes The First Bangladeshi Startup To Attend MaGIC Accelerator Program

02. We have got first proper data analytics company in Dhaka this month. Here is How Meghdut Analytics Plans To Make Data Analysis Simple For Every Company

03. eCommerce is hot. Country’s biggest telco just launched its own online store with big promises. Here our take: Inside GP’s eCommerce Ambition

04. Startups are a fragile thing. But of all things that kill a startup, wrong timing is the worst. Startup Success: Timing is More Important Than The Product

05. SmartPhone penetration is growing like anything. The market is super competitive. To make things even more interesting Xiami gets in. Read our take Xiaomi In Bangladesh

06. bKash takes big, DBBL follows, others live somewhere down the line. Top Mobile Money Services In Bangladesh By Market Share

07. Mobile payment goes big. DataSoft, Fyne Tech Launch New Payment App, Partners With DBBL

08. GP Accelerator gets new chief. GP Accelerator Names New Head Of Accelerator

09. There are two startups from Bangladesh. Spring Accelerator Announces 2nd Cohort Of Businesses

10. Educate yourself on how the world of startups operates. Startup Glossary: 20 Buzzwords You Should Know To Navigate The World Of Startup

11. Investment is picking up in Dhaka. BD Venture makes its first edtech investment. BD Venture Invests In EdTech Startup Eshosikhi.com

12. Everyone is talking about logistics. Take: there is big business to make. With new players like GObd, Pathao, eCourier, now SSL Wireless Prepares To Launch Logistics Service

13. Valuation is real. SSD-TECH Valued at US$ 65 million

14. Meet Sheba, the new on-demand service marketplace in the country that aims to redefine and simplify how you find and avail services in Dhaka. The startup, launched commercially on Friday, July 29, connects service providers from a wide range of categories, including plumbing, electrical, catering, home arrangement etc, with the households and organizations that need such services. Read Inside Sheba’s Bold Plan To Simply Service In Bangladesh: An Interview With Adnan Imtiaz Halim


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