SM², a new world-class seed accelerator exclusively for high-potential startups in Bangladesh, announces its investment in 3 seed-stage Bangladeshi startups. SM² is a collaboration between SBK Tech Ventures, Orbit Startups, and Miaki that launched in February 2022.
SM² will be showcasing the cohort virtually on Wednesday, August 31st, 2022 on Stonks, a Silicon Valley-based investment platform hosting demo days. Registration for the demo day is open now. Interested founders, investors, media, and startup enthusiasts can register online to attend.
SM² provided startups with the tools they needed to rapidly scale by connecting founders with mentors and investors. The program offered guaranteed investment funding to the selected startups with access to their vast networks of investors, subject matter experts, and startups across Asia for new opportunities to improve product offerings and expand to new markets.
To attend the inaugural SM² Accelerate demo day, register at https://stonks.com/orbit/sm2
Here is a preview of the participating startups:
Bonton Connect is solving the problem through network infrastructure sharing that reduces the cost of broadband internet.
Ostad is the first live streaming education platform in Bangladesh founded in October 2020, that provides a rigorous online bootcamp for in-demand job skills.
Loox is a live video shopping marketplace that provides an interactive shopping experience for the trendiest products found in retail stores but at much better prices.
We've previously written about SM² Accelerate here.