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FS Weekly Review #19

The Rise of On-demand Cleaning Service In Dhaka

We are living in an on-demand economy. Every conceivable service has been uberized. You could hire a car on-demand. Buy food on-demand. Avail services like cleaning on-demand. The list could go on. Over the past few years, we have seen a rapid rise of on-demand services in Bangladesh

Building An Omnichannel E-commerce Company In Bangladesh With Waiz Rahim, Founder and CEO, Deligram

Waiz Rahim is the Founder and CEO of Deligarm, an omnichannel ecommerce company that aims to operate at the intersection of online and offline and integrate the power of digital commerce with offline retail. A Rahimafrooz affiliated company, Deligram aims to do for digital commerce what bKash did for financial services.

On Building A Technology Business From Scratch: An Interview With Monjurul Alam Mamun, Founder And CEO, Aplectrum and Xtra

Aplectrum and Xtra Founder And CEO Monjurul Alam Mamun on his journey to entrepreneurship, the early days of Aplectrum and Xtra, how Aplectrum has evolved and grown from a mere idea into a company with multiple products and revenue streams

Revolt On The Horizon? How Young People Really Feel About Digital Technology

DisobeyAr/Shutterstock BY Dr. Mike Cooray, Hult International Business School and Dr. Rikke Duus, UCL As digital technologies facilitate the growth of both new and incumbent organisations, we have started to see the darker sides of the digital economy unravel. In recent years, many unethical business practices have been exposed, including the capture and use of […]

The Story Of Udvash: 6000 Taka And An Ambition To Provide Life-Changing Education

Udvash was born out of a passion. A passion for making a difference. Creating a movement of onnoRokom manush (different humans) and bringing about a change.

Deep Work – Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport (Book Review)

Many successful people in the world have mentioned time to time how they use deep work to perform at an Elite level. Mark Twain wrote much of ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ in a Farm, where he was spending the summer. Microsoft CEO Bill Gates famously conducted “Think Weeks” twice a year

On The Importance Of Freeing Yourself From Pressure

In sports, there is a term called “choke”. The term is commonly used to describe when an athlete’s or a team’s performance suffers greatly under pressure. In cricket, South Africa has, in fact, made a name for choking. They play well throughout the tournament and fail miserably in the finale. Not in this (2019) cricket […]

Inside WebAble’s Phenomenal Five-Year Run and Beyond: An Interview with Ovick Alam, Co-founder, and Chairman, WebAble Digital

WebAble is one of the few bootstrapped success stories in Dhaka’s startup scene. Here, WebAble founder Ovick Alam on WebAble's growth story and building a business from scratch.

FS Weekly Review #18

Zantrik and Loop Get Into Accelerating Asia’s Inaugural Accelerator Cohort Brief Accelerating Asia, a Singapore-based regional network of startups and an early-stage venture capital fund, has announced the names of 10 startups that made into its inaugural cohort of the accelerator program. Among the 10 startups, two Bangladeshi startups have been selected in the program. What you need to know The first […]

FS Weekly Review #19

Ayrin Saleha Ria works at Future Startup as a full-time Research Associate. She has a background in Applied Sociology. Before joining the FS team, she worked and volunteered with a number of social organizations. As someone who comes from a social science background, she takes a deep interest in research around important social-economic challenges in our society. A voracious reader, Ayrin is passionate about working for the betterment of society, takes a deep interest in human society and behavioral science, and loves books.

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