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A young entrepreneur is building the Amazon of Bangladesh

At just 26, Waiz Rahim is supposed to be involved in the family business, having returned home in 2016 with an engineering degree from the University of Southern California. Instead, the young entrepr

Facebook is not equipped to stop the spread of authoritarianism

Facebook isn't responsible for government decisions to clamp down on free expression. But the question remains: How can companies stop assisting authoritarian governments, inadvertently or otherwise?

Ride-hailing startup Shohoz raises $15M to build the Grab of Bangladesh

Uber may be global but it is very much the alternative in some parts of the world. One such place is Bangladesh — the South Asian country that’s home to 160 million people —¬†where l

Chaldal Wants To Become The Amazon Fresh Of Bangladesh’s Capital

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is one of the densest cities in the world. Since real estate is at a premium, stores are often tiny and carry very limited inventory. Chaldal's goal is to give custom

Startups Rise Amid Political Unrest, Economic Chaos In Bangladesh

500 Startups, a Mountain View, California-based seed fund and accelerator, is making its first investment in Bangladesh, underscoring a growing investor interest in one of the most challenging startup