The Monthly Digest: Future Startup Big Interviews You Missed In September
Hello there! Welcome to the 10th month of 2016! Looking back, September was a great month for us. We published some of our best stories and covered a couple of finest Bangladeshi entrepreneurs. Here is a round-up of our best long-form interviews in September.
An Interview With Anisul Islam, Founder and CEO, CloudWell
CloudWell’s retail + payment product PayWell has real chance to disrupt how we buy and pay for services and products in retail setting. Done right, the startup has the potential to build something as big as bKash, if not bigger. In this interview, founder and CEO of CloudWell, Anisul Islam, tells his story of becoming an entrepreneur, including how CloudWell came to exist, struggles of the early days, growth and current state of PayWell, the greatest challenges he faced and lessons he learned, raising money, and his plan to take PayWell to the remotest users of the country.
An Interview With Muhammad Shahin, Founder and CEO, pbazaar.com [Part I & II]
Muhammad Shahin has built a revenue first tech startup while also building Bangladesh’s largest online property marketplace. In this interview [Part I and II], Muhammad Shahin, Founder and CEO of the country’s largest online property marketplacepbazaar.com, reflects on his path into business, his serendipitous journey to the tech world, how pBazaar came to exist, struggles of the early days, growth and current state of pBazaar, competition, the greatest challenges and lessons from his journey and his plan to take pbazaar.com to the remotest users of the country.
How Field Buzz Plans To Revolutionize Field Operations Using Smartphones
FieldBuzz is the salesforce from Bangladesh. In this interview, Field Buzz co-founder, Habib Ullah Bahar, reflects on how he started into entrepreneurship, what initially drew him to mobile and internet focused ventures, how he met his co-founder Alexis and started Field Buzz, a field information management solution provider, early days of Field Buzz, how it works, the biggest challenges and important lessons from his journey and the future plan for Field Buzz.
An Interview With Affan Mahmud Of Boomerang Digital [Part one]
Affan Mahmud, the CEO of Boomerang Digital, is an interesting and enormously persistent person. Founder of multiple companies in sectors as diverse as technology to hospitality to café and restaurant to digital marketing, he is a master networker. In a conversation that ranged from his early career days to transition to entrepreneurship and how he and his partner bootstrapped his Digital marketing company Boomerang Digital and launched couple of other businesses including a hotel, two cafés and restaurants to how Boomerang works to his take on competition, Affan takes us through quite a journey of understanding how entrepreneurship works. He made a lot of good points — points, in many cases, that we are still thinking about, week after our discussion.
Face To Face With Mostafizur Rahaman Sohel
Mostafizur Rahaman Sohel is a Dhaka-based serial entrepreneur and tech community organizer. He is the co-founder and CEO of three very well-regarded technology companies,Advanced ERP, Sigma Systems and recently founded Shaadibazar.com. A Director of BASIS, Mr. Sohel has 20 years of experience in technology, finance, and management as a Software Architect, Consultant, and Entrepreneur. In this interview, Sohel talks about his journey, struggles and lessons he learned, and his take on building businesses.