Day: March 26, 2019

Daily Entrepreneurship- International (26 March 2019)

Uber is paying $3.1BN to pick up Middle East rival Careem After months and months of rumors it’s finally been confirmed that ride-hailing giant Uber is picking up its Middle East rival Careem in an acquisition deal worth $3.1 billion — with $1.7BN to be paid in convertible notes and $1.4BN in cash. Uber writes that it expects the transaction to close in Q1 2020, pending applicable regulatory approvals. It says it will acquire all of Careem’s mobility, delivery, and payments businesses across the greater Middle East region, which it notes ranges from Morocco to Pakistan. Major markets for Careem […]

Daily Entrepreneurship- Bangladesh (26 March 2019)

Bangladesh vs Pakistan: A tale of two economies Bangladesh is likely to be the biggest mover in the global GDP rankings in 2030, becoming the 26th largest economy in the world from 42nd last year, according to the latest HSBC Global Research report. The report — The World in 2030: Our long-term projections for 75 countries — showed Bangladesh’s economy would jump 16 notches, the highest by any country between 2018 and 2030. Bangladesh is now the world’s second largest apparel exporter after mighty China, and its entrepreneurs have achieved that with imported machineries and raw materials. The country exported […]

Session- 8: Are you the next Startup?

“Are You the Next Startup?” is a national level talent hunt program introduced to find out potential startups and entrepreneurs of Bangladesh. It will hunt, groom, design, organize, and manage new enterprises or business ideas until the ultimate success of each winner. The unique feature of “Are You the Next Startup?” is a 4-year graduation program for the winners. After intensive research, we found seed startups are not growing only because of lack of knowledge and guidance. Here in this unique platform amateur entrepreneurs will be trained and graduated under the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Daffodil International University […]