Zeeshan Khurshed Mazumder is the Founder And CEO of BeshiDeshi, a digital marketplace for made-in-Bangladesh products that help artisans, craftsmen, and companies that make local products with customers both in Bangladesh and abroad. Founded in 2018 as a small project, Beshi Deshi has grown meaningful over the past year into a leading platform for Bangladeshi products. The company says it has over 12,000 products of 200 different categories and 350+ Partners on its platform.
We recently caught up with Mr. Zeeshan, to learn about his path to entrepreneurship (cue: Mr. Zeeshan has been a company builder. Prior to BeshiDeshi, he co-founded and built successful businesses in the hospitality sector), how BeshiDeshi came into being, what is Beshi Deshi and what it does, how BeshiDeshi operates, the state of BeshiDeshi’s business today, its ambition going forward, lessons he has learned from his journey so far and much more.
Abul Bashar Md Sharif is the Director and COO of Easytrax, a Dhaka-based company that offers GPS tracking and fleet management solutions. Mr. Sharif co-founded the company along with his friend as a side project while working full-time at Grameenphone. After a few months into the business, he left his job at GP and became a full-time entrepreneur. The first year was tough. The growth was slow. There were too many challenges to address with limited resources. Mr. Sharif and his partner did not give up. Slowly and steadily the business grew.
Today, Easytrax is one of the leading players in the GPS tracking and fleet management solutions space in Bangladesh. The company has built a profitable subscription business, expanded into new areas and is now looking to explore new growth opportunities.
In this excellent interview with FS, Mr. Abul Bashar Md Sharif shared his journey to entrepreneurship and his thoughts and lessons on building a profitable bootstrapped tech company in Bangladesh.
MyCash Online Co-founder and CEO Mehedi Hasan talks with Future Startup about his path to entrepreneurship, how MyCash Online came into being, the state of MyCash Online’s business today and its ambition going forward, the evolution of MyCash Online over the past years, cracking the fin-tech growth code, lays out MyCash Online’s game plan for the future, how to raise money, why founders should build painkiller over vitamin if they want to succeed in the game of entrepreneurship, and much more.
Evaly Founder and CEO Mohammad Rassel talks with Ruhul Kader about the meteoric rise of Evaly and its fast-expanding universe, the state of Evaly’s business today and its ambition going forward, the evolution of Evaly over the past months, cracking the ecommerce growth code, why price remains the key factor in retail, lays out Evaly’s game plan for becoming the largest digital commerce company in Bangladesh, why patience is the most important skill founders should develop and much more.
Shohoz Founder and Managing Director Maliha M Quadir talks with Ruhul Kader about the evolution of Shohoz, the dynamics of the ride-hailing business, the meteoric rise of Shohoz and its fast-expanding universe, the theory of growth, critical qualities for founders, and lays out Shohoz’s game plan for becoming the super-app of Bangladesh.
This list has been updated on 16 October 2022.