Weekly Review #26
|From An Investor’s Perspective: Why Myanmar over Bangladesh
Bangladesh is at an inflection point — diffusion of technology is about to shift gears across diverse socio-economic segments, eventually mirroring the technology boom we have seen in Indonesia and India.
|What Went Wrong At Cookups: 4 Practical Lessons In Building Startups In Bangladesh
Lessons – 1) raising money is tough in Bangladesh 2) Product-market fit is the key 3) focus on what matters 4) you must build your competitive moats
|Silicon Valley Wants To Read Your Mind – Here’s Why You Should Be Worried
Image Flow/Shutterstock Garfield Benjamin, Solent University Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant recently announced a breakthrough in its plan to create a device that reads people’s brainwaves to allow them to type just by thinking. And Elon Musk wants […]
|On-demand Homemade Food Delivery Startup Cookups Is Shutting Down
After almost three years of operations and multiple changes in strategy and product direction, the Dhaka-based on-demand home-made food delivery company Cookups is shutting down today.
|eCourier Raises Investment From HongKong-based Private Equity Group, Eyes Further Growth
eCourier, an e-commerce based logistics company, today announced that it has closed a new round of funding led by a HongKong-China based private equity Group.
Ayrin Saleha Ria is an undergrad student currently studying Applied Sociology at ASA University Bangladesh. She takes a deep interest in human society and behavioral science and loves reading. She works at FS as a Community Management Fellow and writes about interesting companies.