Ride-hailing service has been operating in Bangladesh for almost six years. It has been an integral part of the public transport ecosystem in major metropolises in Bangladesh. On the occasion of the launching of Uber's 2021 Bangladesh Economic Impact Report, we spoke with Mike Orgill, Senior Director, Public Policy & Government Relations, Asia Pacific at Uber. Here’s the gist of the conversation that we had:
Local travel-tech startup ShareTrip has secured an investment of BDT 5 Crore from govt owned VC Startup Bangladesh. The announcement was made during ShareTrip's third anniversary at the Hotel Sheraton, Dhaka.
Microsoft has recently launched its Startups Founders Hub in Bangladesh.
Former Cricketer and serial venture capitalist Mahela Jayawardene have co-founded ‘Dygisec’, a next-gen technology company focused on cloud security compliance for the South Asian markets including Bangladesh.
Edutechs, an edtech startup based in Bangladesh has raised USD 100K in its pre-seed round, led by serial investor Mohammad Maaz and industrialist F. K. Md. Emdad Khan.
Wavemaker Partners, a leading venture capitalist firm in Southeast Asia, recently invested 35 crore taka in the second round of Bangladeshi edTech Shikho’s seed round.