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One key idea is that while we often look for strategies tools and solutions to improve our productivity, sometimes, the real challenge can lie in our inability to get rid of some of our habits and tools. Sometimes subtraction can be far more effective a strategy to improve our productivity than adding more things.
MedEasy, one of the leading players in the online pharmacy sector in Dhaka, announced today that it has successfully raised $750,000 in a seed funding round. 
Traditional banks in Bangladesh failed to build a dominant mobile financial services (MFS) service despite enjoying a favorable regulatory environment. If they follow a similar playbook, they will also fail in the digital banking race. This time, failure will be more costly than MFS failure.
The infinite runway and how to increase your chance of building a successful company. Anything meaningful takes a long time to build. Although it runs counter to our culture of immediacy and instant gratification, it is impossible to create something worthwhile without investing enough time.  Doing something long enough affords you many advantages. You achieve […]
Rayana Hossain is the founder and CEO of ISHO, a Dhaka-based furniture brand. From a humble beginning, ISHO has grown to become one of the fastest-growing furniture brands in Bangladesh. The company claims to be the number one online furniture brand in the country and is now eyeing expansion beyond Bangladesh. 
In sports, there is a term called “choking”. The term is commonly used to describe when an athlete’s or a team’s performance suffers greatly under pressure. In cricket, South Africa has, in fact, made a name for choking. They play well throughout the tournament and fail miserably in the finale. When a player chokes, they […]
This week’s edition features: a deep dive into omnichannel ecommerce startup Pickaboo, an interview with halal investment platform Biniyog founders, a peek into dominant traits of successful founders, a piece on idea validation, and an eclectic list of reading suggestions. 
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