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FS Weekly Review #22

Loosely Coupled Technologies Raises Investment

Loosely Coupled Technologies, the Kuala Lumpur-based data analytics company that says it uses NLP and AI Tools in business applications, announced today that it has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from Razor Capital,

Kormo Keeps On Evolving, Adds New Learning Features To Facilitate Skill Development Of Job Seekers

Learning has been a key component to the Kormo platform from the beginning. It has an integrated learn tab called Kormo Learns and says it has helped hundreds of job seekers prepare for various jobs. The platform now aims to double down.

This One Skill Could Significantly Improve Your Chances Of Success In Everything You Do

In growth hack language it is called high tempo testing. In simple, you can call it trying things out.

Gaze Gets Into NVIDIA Inception Program And Receives Support From Google Cloud For Startups

Gaze, the Dhaka-based intelligent video analytics startup that builds intelligence capabilities for CCTV cameras that could be used to solve a long list of securities, attendance monitoring, analytics, optimization challenges, and much more, has been selected for prestigious NVIDIA Inception Program for AI startups.

Chaldal Expands Coverage

Chaldal, the leader in online grocery in Dhaka, announced that it has expanded coverage in Dhaka to areas it was not covering before.

Team-building exercises can be a waste of time. You achieve more by getting personal

Many of us can recall team-building exercises that seemed like a waste of time. One problem is overcoming the natural human tendency to hang out with those people we already feel comfortable with, just as that chief executive did.

The Journey Of Chaldal

Chaldal was founded in 2013 by Waseem Alim, Zia Ashraf, and Tejas Viswanath. It was the early days of eCommerce in Bangladesh and online grocery shopping was a relatively new thing in Dhaka. It took Chaldal a while to educate the market. Back in 2013, in the early days, the startup was delivering 5 orders a day. Today, it delivers over 2000 orders per day. From a tiny team of five people in 2013, it has grown to a team of over 600 people. Today, Chaldal’s yearly revenues are estimated to be north of 100 crore taka. The company is one of the top-funded startups in Dhaka and has raised multiple rounds of investment from investors like Y Combinator, IFC, and IDLC among others.

Government To Set Up Company To Manage Investments In Startups

The government is working to form that specialized company aptly named Startup Bangladesh Company Limited to fund and nurture startups and ICT entrepreneurs of the country

Shohoz Turns Five

Shohoz, the Dhaka-based technology company that positions itself as a super-app of Bangladesh, has turned five this month.

FS Weekly Review #22

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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