Md. Imrul Hasan is the Founder and CEO of Amarroom, a Dhaka-based domestic market focused OTA that has been getting a lot of attention of late.
Founded in 2017, Amarrom has grown meaningful over the past year into a leading domestic travel platform. The company says it has the largest collection of domestic hotels across Bangladesh, domestic airlines, bus tickets on its platform, serves north of 4000 bookings per month and generates around 200 million BDT in annual revenue from domestic travel alone. The company aims to be the dominant domestic travel platform in Bangladesh.
We recently caught up with Mr. Imrul, to learn about his path to entrepreneurship, how Amarroom came into being, what is Amarroom and what it does, how Amarroom operates, the state of Amarroom’s business today, its ambition going forward, lessons he has learned from his journey so far and much more.
Co-founder and CEO of eLearning Marketplace startup Bohubrihi, Md Yanur Islam Piash, reflects on his entrepreneurial journey, talks about Bohubrihi, how Bohubrihi came into being, the challenges of eLearning in Bangladesh, how Bohubrihi operates, its business model and product details, the state of Bohubrihi’s business today, its ambition going forward, shares his thoughts on the challenges of being a founder, putting things on paper and journaling as an antidote to stress of building a business, the importance of talking to your customers while building a company and much more.
Founders of Rubik Print S.M. Waliullah And Mugdho Sapiens reflect on their entrepreneurial journey, discuss their on-demand design and printing startup Rubik Print, share their ambition to disrupt printing industry in Bangladesh and explains why it is important to maintain a healthy doubt about your ideas instead of getting irrevocably attached to them among other lessons in entrepreneurship and life.
Co-founder and CEO of Amar Astha Shariat Rahman reflects on his entrepreneurial journey, talks about his technology-enabled Home Care Service startup Amar Astha, how Amar Astha came into being, how the company operates, its business model and product details, the state of Amar Astha’s business today, its ambition going forward, shares his thoughts on the challenges of being a founder, optimism, and passion as an antidote to stress and challenges of being a founder, the importance of having meaningful relationships in life and much more.
Humanlab777 Founder and Author Mahfuz Siddique Himalay on how social pressure and an education in humiliation, suffering, and voluntary practice of detachment helped him to see the meaning of life differently, his path to entrepreneurship and beginning of Humanlab, a new kind of management consulting firm in Bangladesh, explains what went into building Humanlab777 and challenges of building something new from scratch, discusses Humanlab’s services, how it operates as a company, state of its business today and its ambition going forward and reflects on lessons he has learned from his journey and why listening is the superpower we seldom use, why people should live and learn for themselves through practical living and the incredible importance of self-reliance in all aspects of life. We hope you enjoy the interview as much as we did.