Friday, July 25, 2014

Register for "Innovation with Mobile Money" on Aug 5

“If we were building a financial system from scratch today, we would do it on a digital platform.” – Bill Gates, Sept 2013.

Let’s get together and discuss how tech entrepreneurs can radically change financial services related to banking, health, education, clean water, and transportation.

A representative from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Financial Services for the Poor team will be in town on Tuesday, 5 August to discuss innovation in mobile money.  

We are inviting 6-7 individuals who would be interested in joining this small discussion.  If you are an interested technology entrepreneur in Dhaka, please fill out the form below

We will invite six of you to participate in the first discussion, and we will include the rest of you on a mailing list for follow-on activities!  Thanks for your interest!

See event agenda here

**SIGN UPS ARE NOW CLOSED**

Monday, May 12, 2014

Sign up for "Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses"

If you're a small business owner or working at a small business, please sign up for this week's GBG Dhaka event on "Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses", in partnership with WebAble & HubDhaka.

It's this Saturday, May 17, at HubDhaka in Mirpur and you can see our agenda here.

Sign up via the form below:
** SIGN UPS CLOSED**

Friday, May 9, 2014

Presos from "Creating Content for a Digital Audience"

HUGE THANKS to all our presenters and attendees for our 26th meetup on "Creating Content for a Digital Audience", in partnership with Maverick Studios.  Here are the slides presented at the event (FYI - all the cool videos which Maverick showed are missing)



Presenters:

Digital Video Best Practices (15 min)
Sidrat Talukdar, Director of Social & Digital Media, Maverick Studios

Future Content - Augment Reality, Virtual Reality & Experiential Marketing (15 min)
Shaheen Siam, Deputy Managing Director, Ice9

Digital News & Blogging (15 min)
Salman Hossain, Jhalmoori.com & GBG Dhaka Manager

Digital Growth & Development (15 min)
Shourav Islam, Unifox & JAAGO

Building Restaurants with Social (15 min)
Sakib Noor Billah, Magnito Digital

Monday, May 5, 2014

2nd round of Advertising on the Web training this Wednesday!


For those who missed last week's session because we were over capacity, we're running the same training again this week. Sign up below!

Wednesday, May 7 - 7pm
Product Training: Advertising on the Web
led by GBG Product Trainer Drabir Alam from Cookie Jar

Location: Cookie Jar office in Banani, Chairman Bari

See Agenda

** UPDATE - WE'RE AT CAPACITY AND SIGN UPS ARE NOW CLOSED **

Monday, April 21, 2014

Announcing 2 events for next week!

Announcing 2 events next week - one product training and one topic-focused GBG with presentations from the community.

See details and sign up below:

Tuesday, April 28 - 7pm
Product Training: Advertising on the Web
led by GBG Product Trainer Drabir Alam from Cookie Jar

Location: Cookie Jar office in Banani

See Agenda
Register HERE (sign ups closed on Apr 26)

Saturday, May 3 - 11:00am
Creating Content for a Digital Audience
in partnership with Maverick Studios

Location: Maverick Studios in Kalabagan

See Agenda
Register HERE (sign ups closed on Apr 30)

Friday, April 4, 2014

Presos & Press from "Latest in E-Commerce"

HUGE THANKS to all our presenters and attendees at Sunday's meet up on "Latest in E-Commerce", in partnership with BASIS and sponsored by Unifox.  The room was packed and the presentations were even more awesome than we expected. We got lots of press coverage too! See all the presentations and links to our press articles below. 



Welcome from GBG & BASIS (5 min)
GBG Managers - Nash Islam & Salman Hossain and Shameem Ahsan, President of BASIS & CEO of Akhoni.com


Bikroy.com (10 min)
Martin Malmstrom, Head of Bikroy, & Eshita Sharmin, Marketing Manager


HungryNaki.com (10 min)
Tausif Ahmed, COO, HungryNaki


DirectFreshBD.com (10 min)
Sam Bretzfield, CEO & Founder, Direct Fresh


Payza Bangladesh (5 min)
Faria Samreen Nizam, Head of Sales & Marketing, Payza Bangladesh


Rocket Internet pt 1 - LaMudi.com.bd & CarMudi.com.bd (10 min)
Jakob Gillman, Global Venture Developer, CarMudi Bangladesh


Rocket Internet pt 2 - FoodPanda.com.bd & Kaymu.com.bd (10 min)
Ambreen Reza, Managing Director, FoodPanda Bangladesh & Bertrand Desies, Managing Director, Kaymu Bangladesh


Rokomari.com (10 min)
Mahmudul Hasan Sohag, Chairman, Onnorokom Group


AjkerDeal.com (10 min)
Debashis Phani, Head of Operations, AjkerDeal


PRESS ARTICLES ON "LATEST IN E-COMMERCE"

Ittefaq
Techshohor
Prothom Alo
BDNews24
JhalMoori
Projukti Kothon
Comjagat


Monday, March 24, 2014

MORE EVENTS IN MARCH: GBG Product Trainings!

GBG Dhaka is fired up at the end of this month and we're launching a series of Product Trainings.

See details and sign up below:

Wednesday, March 26 - 10pm
Advertise on the Web
led by GBG Product Trainer Drabir Alam from Cookie Jar

Location: Google Hangout On Air

See Agenda
Register HERE (Closed Now)

Thursday, March 27 - 3:30pm
Search Trends: Understand How People Search in Bangladesh & Around the World
led by GBG Product Trainer Lutfi Chowdhury from G&R

Location: G&R office in Banani

See Agenda
Register HERE (Closed Now)


Sunday, March 30 - 11:00am
Search Trends: Understand How People Search in Bangladesh & Around the World
led by GBG Product Trainer Lillian Kibria from Magnito Digital

Location: The Wave in Banani

See Agenda
Register HERE (Closed Now)