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Anowar Hossain is the founder of digital healthcare startup DocTime. Officially launched in October 2020, the company has built an excellent product and experienced meaningful growth.  In this final installment of our interview with Mr. Anowar, we talk about the state of DocTime’s business today, business model, operations, team and culture, growth, challenges going forward, […]
Most people who want to start a business or a project or anything of significance suffer from fear paralysis. This debacle stems from two sources: one, a perceived uncertainty. Humans are terrible at dealing with uncertainty. And people think businesses are too uncertain to start. In truth, almost everything is uncertain. Anything can go wrong […]
Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Society | 31 July 2022 | No. 43 Hi there: I'm Ruhul. I convene Future Startup Weekly to help you understand entrepreneurship and the technology landscape in Bangladesh and beyond. If you enjoy this, feel free to share it with other good people. I. HungryNaki’s strategic realignment, and the business of online food […]
Over the last few decades travel has become a universal language. People travel for all kinds of purposes. Some seek escape in the serenity of nature while others travel for the thrill of adventure, yet others marvel at the wonders of the universe to renew themselves. Recent technological innovations have transformed global travel and made […]
Two Bangladeshi startups, Barikoi and Thrive EdTech, have made it to the latest cohort of Singapore-based Southeast Asia-focused accelerator program Iterative. Iterative runs a Y Combinator-style accelerator program. It operates two cohorts per year and invests between $150K to $500K in each startup upon admission.  Previously, Iterative backed two Bangladeshi startups: GoZayaan and Kludio.  Iterative […]
Online food delivery startup HungryNaki has reportedly scaled down its operations and laid off a majority of its employees, per several media reports. The company has cut its coverage by half to 15 zones from previously 30, shutting down almost all its coverage outside of Dhaka and Chattogram. Of the remaining zones, 13 are in […]
I took a two-week break on the eve of Eidul Adha. It feels good to be back. I don’t have an intro for today.  However, I have a favor to ask. We are hiring an Editorial Fellow (full-time position), please see the details here. If you find the position interesting, please apply or refer someone […]
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