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Ovick Alam Talks About Digital Innovation for Last Mile [Interview]

BRAC launched the prestigious Manthan Digital Innovation Award (BMDIA) 2016, on 10 April, for the first time in Bangladesh. The award, an off-shoot of the Manthan Awards in India, promotes the use of technology for the development and focuses on

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The Daily Star Strategy Master: Connect With the Top Employers

The Daily Star Strategy Master, an initiative of The Daily Star, is a strategy challenge competition that sought to bring together teams from undergraduate universities.  The modality of the competition was such that a real life strategic business case was

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What if we had a 6-hour work day?

Have you ever thought about the work hour trend we have in Bangladesh? Is it really fair and efficient? Is there any way we could do more or at least an equal amount of work in a lesser amount of

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Lions Health, RB & Save the Children Join Forces to Tackle Air Pollution with Unique Innovation Hack

Lions Health has announced a partnership with RB, the global leader in consumer health and hygiene, and Save the Children, to tackle the world’s largest environmental health risk – air pollution – in an innovation challenge like no other. Hosted

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Google Glass Startup Augmedix Secures $17 Million Strategic Investment from Five Leading Health Systems

Highlights: Google Glass Startup Augmedix Secures $17 Million Strategic Investment from Five Leading Health Systems. Major Healthcare Systems, including Sutter Health, Dignity Health, CHI and TriHealth, to Scale Augmedix EHR Charting Service Across Their Organizations with a Mission to Rehumanize

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Microworkers Selects Transpay to Send Micro Job Payments to Global Freelancer Network

Transpay’s API & Direct-to-Bank Network Enables Payouts to Reach Freelancers’ Bank Account, in Desired Currencies Transpay, a cross-border payments platform that offers the world’s largest, independent direct-to-bank payment network, today announced it is enabling mass payouts for Microworkers, an international

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Pepsi Launches New Campaign “Jemon Mood, Temon Pepsi”

Pepsi has always taken the lead in introducing new ideas for consumers. Pepsi has recently launched a new campaign “Jamon Mood, Tamon Pepsi” which is part of the globally rolled out Emoji campaign. As part of this campaign, the labels

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AIUB Presents Leadership Summit 2016 Held to Strengthen Corporates

Bangladesh Brand Forum has held “AIUB presents Leadership Summit 2016” with 5 global leaders from the corporate sector with the theme “Realizing Potentials”. This year, in its fourth edition, the summit has inspired and guided leadership among the corporates of

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WIL Organizing a Special Session with Ms. Ripa Rashid

Women in Leadership (WIL) is organizing a special session with Ms. Ripa Rashid, Executive VP at the Center for Talent Innovation and Managing Partner for Hewlett Consulting Partners, New York. Ms. Rashid is an internationally recognized subject matter expert on gender, global

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Tom Cummings Coming to Leadership Summit 2016

Tom Cummings is an executive board and senior management adviser. He is also a creative partner, designer and process facilitator for strategic visioning, business performance and leadership development programs. He works both independently and in collaboration with faculty from leading

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Music Industry Will Join Cannes Lions Entertainment to Help Build a Better Industry

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced a host of influential music moguls, artists and labels who will take part at the newly launched Lions Entertainment in Cannes this June. “We’ve welcomed music stars to Cannes Lions for

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Wowbox – Expanding Possibilities & the One Stop Solution

By Karishma Mahfuz For a lot of people, the stock text messaging apps or social media sites that are available in their smart phones might be all what they need to communicate and explore. But for millions, and perhaps billions,

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Veet Presents ‘Girls on the Go’ Campaign – Phase I

For the first time in Bangladesh Veet has completed phase I of an innovative contest in facebook where 11 girl groups have won a trip to Cox’s Bazar with their favorite celebrities. The phase I of the contest started on

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Dhaka Regency Launches IPO Road Show

Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort Limited, a new generation business class hotel organized a Road Show for eligible investors on April 19, 2016 at its Celebration hall for the initial public offering (IPO) under Book-building method. The Managing Director, Directors

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Nine Lines to Shine As a Speaker

Listening and learning from a speaker or someone who is giving speech has never been a desired task for the audience – well, in most cases. It sounds stereotypical, may be, but the culture of listening to speaker has been

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