I’ve been intrigued by a report on PitchBook over the pullback in venture capital for large check-seekers. The article in question was posted in my last post about downrounds for fundraises in 2022. Does it mean growth capital for startups stop in 2022? NO. Rather investors are assessing the global recessionary climate due to the Russia-Ukraine war and post-Covid fallout. […]
Shipping 101: Why Commercial Goods Need Reliable Shipping Partners
Aslam: “I have ordered shoes worth 300 kilograms on Alibaba. Tanveer, I need an update on my shipment. I have already paid for my goods sixty days ago!” Tanveer (the shipping agent handling Aslam’s shipment): “What order? We have bigger shipments. Stop calling me every two hours for updates! I am super busy and I’ll let you know when your […]
Improving International Trade Through Logifreight
Every customer wants to be a hero in their buying journey. If a seller can provide that journey, the customer may be more likely to purchase. I’ve started a new venture called Logifreight, and our service is to move commercial goods across borders using software. Logifreight is the seller, and Bangladesh is the hero of this journey. Putting aside the […]
Why Do People React Differently To Coronavirus?
The novel coronavirus, officially known as the SARS-Cov-2, has become an unconventional enemy of the human body. It is hard to discern why this variant of the coronavirus, of which there are many including the common cold, flu, SARS and MERS, are affecting each person’s body so differently. In an article on Medium , there is a detailed description on why the SARS-Cov-2 […]
What I’ve learnt from incorporating an overseas startup
In light of the economic boom that Bangladesh is facing in recent years, the country is seeing an inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) that is slowly transforming it into the next hub for doing business. With the dominance of traditional businesses in manufacturing and construction leading the 8% GDP growth of this riverine country in South Asia, there is […]
Startups to get $30m investment: Singapore Injects New Funds
The National Research Foundation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore is about to get a huge injection of funds for local startups. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that they will provide $29.28 million or S$40million as part of the NRF’s Early Stage Venture Fund third installment or ESVFIII. It was announced in September 2015. The news, published on CNBC was […]
Do We Listen To Reply?
One of the key fundamental questions in the modern era of humans is this: Do we ever listen to understand the other, or listen just so that we can force our opinions on them? Do we give them the space and respect they deserve, or do we allow no room for opinions to flourish? I myself am a victim of […]
How To Improve Your Concentration Levels
Concentration levels are the reasons we dip in performance while performing daily activities, be it writing, reading, playing, listening, in fact, any human activity requires concentration. You might not realize it or even know it, but the key to maintaining your concentration levels is: AN ACTIVE BRAIN. You will know when this occurs. Your brain will feel supercharged up. You will […]