Monday, December 24, 2012

Sign up for GBG E-Commerce Hour & Start Up Weekend Mini-Bootcamp


Our 5th GBG Dhaka event is on Sunday, January 6 and will feature a sessions on E-Commerce along with a mini-bootcamp for Start Up Weekend Dhaka

Click here to see our tentative agenda and please fill out the form below if you're interested in attending. 

*UPDATE* - Sign ups are now closed. Please email salman@gbgdhaka.org to inquire about any last minute additions 

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Presentations from our 4th GBG Dhaka Meet Up

A big thanks to all our presenters, the GBG community and to the Google team for another great event last Wednesday. 

Also thank you to our event sponsors Media Axis BD, Root Digital & EMK Center!

Pictures will be posted to Google+ & Facebook in next few days. In the meanwhile, here's a copy of the presentation slides and list of all our presenters.




Hangout with Google SE Asia
Hadi Othman, Google Singapore

Innovation at Google: From Garage to Global
Bickey Russell, Head of Channel Managed Agencies, North America, Google

Insights for Search: Bangladesh
Demo led by Bickey Russell & GBG Organizers Riyad Husain & Salman Hossain

GBG Member Spotlight
Beyond Technologies - Mossadique Ahsan (Joheb), CEO
BRAC Social Innovation Lab - Ishtiaque Hussain
EduMove - Souvik Aswad, Founder
Engineering Students Association of Bangladesh - Md. Arif Raihan Maahi, General Secretary
onestop.com.bd - Tausif Ahmad
G&R Ad Network - Daniel Rahman, CEO
Shaon84 - Benzir Shaon, Founder
MediaAxis - Ehsanul Hoque

Co-Creation & the Power of Alternative Media
Muhammad Solaiman Shukhon, “Shukhon Bhai”, Comedian & Research Manager, Banglalink

Grameenphone Internet & Bangladeshi Youth
Zakia Zerin, Head of Digital & Social Media, Grameenphone

Word from our Sponsors
Media Axis & Root Digital


Sunday, October 14, 2012

Sign up to attend our 4th event!

Our 4th GBG Dhaka event is on Wed, October 31st and will feature a speaker from Google. 

Click here to see our tentative agenda and please fill out the form below if you're interested in attending. 

*UPDATE* - Sign ups are now closed. Please email salman@gbgdhaka.org to inquire about any last minute additions

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Interns Wanted for GBG Dhaka

Google Business Group Dhaka is recruiting university interns for a 3 month program to join the GBG Team to speed up growth and host more events. After the successful completion of the program Interns will get a certificate, a letter of recommendation and will get special mentions on our website and social media.

Please email salman@gbgdhaka.org with your resume & letter of interest to apply for either of the two roles listed below



Community Manager Intern
As GBG Community Manager Intern, you will work with GBG managers to post and track all updates to our social media channels. You will also help to write articles for our blog & email newsletter. The role will require 5-10 hours of working time per week.


Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a university in Dhaka
  • Have your own laptop and regular internet connection
  • Familiar with Google Apps (proficiency is an advantage)
  • Proficiency in English (mostly written)



Events & Sponsorships Intern
As GBG Events & Sponsorships Intern, you will work with GBG managers to develop sponsorships packages and follow-up with interested sponsors. The role will require 5-10 hours of working time per week and more time around events.


Requirements:
  • Enrolled in a university in Dhaka
  • Have your own laptop and regular internet connection
  • Familiar with Google Apps (proficiency is an advantage)
  • Proficiency in English

Monday, October 1, 2012

Presentations from our 3rd GBG Dhaka & BD Tech Social Event


A BIG BIG THANK YOU to all our presenters on Saturday. Here's the slides and full list of presenters. Pictures will be posted to Google+ & Facebook in a few days.









Monetizing with AdSense Case Study
Nasir Uddin Shamim, Co-Founder & CCO of DevsTeam 
http://devsteam.com/
http://www.facebook.com/DevsTeam

Lesson's from Google's Power Search Course
Cal Jahan, Curator, TEDxDhaka
http://tedxdhaka.com/ 
http://www.facebook.com/TEDxDhaka

GBG Community Update
Nash Islam, Manager, GBG Dhaka
http://www.gbgdhaka.org/






Intro to BD Tech Social
Fayaz Taher, Founder of BD Tech Social & CEO of Infrablue Technologies
http://www.bdtechsocial.com/ 

Intro to BD Ventures
Shawkat Hossain, Managing Director
http://www.bdventure.com/



Q&A on E-Commerce in Bangladesh
Moderated by Fayaz Taher, Founder of BD Tech Social

Featured Panelists:

Shameem Ahsan, CEO of Akhoni.com


Fahim Mashroor, President of BASIS & CEO of BDjobs.com

Iraj Islam, Co-Founder & CTO of Newscred

Nash Islam, CEO of Mangoes Mobile & Manager of GBG Dhaka



Lightning Round Company Intros

Maya.com.bd
Ivy H. Russell, Founder 
http://www.maya.com.bd 
http://www.facebook.com/MayaVillage

bGlobal Interactive
Sam Bretzfield, CEO
http://www.bglobalsourcing.com/
http://www.facebook.com/bglobal


Biddy Bidz
Quazi Shafi Sunny, UI Designer
https://biddybidz.com/
http://www.facebook.com/biddybidzauction

G&R - Driving Video Views for TEDxDhaka
Muhammad Nazimuddaula, Chief Product Office
http://www.green-red.com/
http://www.facebook.com/GandRTech

Zakat Connect
Munazer Chowdhury, Founder
http://www.facebook.com/zakatconnect

Vitizo
Md. Arfaqul Alam, Vice President of Business division
http://vitizo.com/ 
http://www.facebook.com/Vitizo


BanglaBot
Arif Nezami, Founder
http://www.banglabot.com/
http://www.facebook.com/banglabot



Monday, September 24, 2012

Sign up to attend our 3rd event!

Our 3rd GBG Dhaka event, in partnership with BD Tech Social, is on Saturday, September 29. 

Click here to see our tentative agenda and please fill out the form below if you're interested in attending.

*UPDATE* - Sign ups are now closed. Please email nash@gbgdhaka.org to inquire about any last minute additions. 

Friday, August 10, 2012

Share your content on GBG social media!

Please fill out the form below any time to share content on our various GBG channels.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Presentations from Saturday's GBG Dhaka & BD Tech Social Event

A BIG BIG THANK YOU to all our presenters on Saturday. Here's the slides (download slides by clicking 'Settings' button) and full list of presenters.




Keyword Research Introduction
Asif Anwar, SEO/SEM Specialist & Founder of Bangladesh Internet Marketing Professionals Association (BIMPA)
http://www.facebook.com/groups/bimpa/


The Internet Comes of Age: A Close Look at Online User Behavior in Bangladesh
Muhammad Nazimudduala, COO, G&R Ad Network
Ali Arsalan, Director, G&R Ad Network
http://www.green-red.com


Intro to BD Tech & Intro to Facebook Marketing
Fayaz Taher, CEO of Infrablue Technologies & Founder of BD Tech Social
http://www.bluebd.com/
http://www.bdtechsocial.com/


Innovation in Service Delivery to Citizens: Opportunities for IT Entrepreneurs
Anir Chowdhury, Policy Adviser, Bangladesh Prime Minister's Office
http://www.a2i.pmo.gov.bd/


Intro to GBG & Google Insights for Search: Searches in Bangladesh
Nash Islam, Founder, GBG Dhaka
http://www.gbgdhaka.org/




Lightning Round Company Intros


Techmania
Cal Jahan (Shumon), CTO
http://techmaniabd.com
http://www.facebook.com/techmaniabd

Newscred
Razin Mustafiz, Group Manager
http://www.newscred.com

Vitizo
Moinur Hussain Chowdhury, CIO
http://www.vitizo.com/

Root Digital
Riyad Husain, CEO
http://www.rootbd.com

Amaer Career
Mazharul Elahi (Rezvi), Project Manager
http://www.amarcareer.com
http://www.facebook.com/jobsbd


QUBEE
Salman Hossain, Senior Executive Brand & Comm
http://www.facebook.com/QubeeZone

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Sign up to attend our 2nd Event!

Our 2nd GBG Dhaka event, in partnership with BD Tech Social, is this Saturday, July 7 at 2pm!

See our tentative agenda here and please fill out the form below if you're interested in attending. 

*UPDATE* - Sign ups have been closed

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Pics & Presentation from our First GBG Event

Pics from our first event are up! Check out the albums on Google+ & Facebook.


And here's a copy of the slides that were presented (almost all of them):




We're missing the slides from the "Making Web Work for Business" as they're in a different format from the rest of presentation. We're working on the conversion and hope to have those slides available soon!


Thanks again to everyone who attended the event! 


Special thanks to our presenters Muhammad Shahin from Property Bazaar and Eddie Bearnot from Innovations for Poverty Action.


Special thanks to our venue sponsor BD Tech Social.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

GBG has launched!

Thanks to everyone who attended the launch of GBG Dhaka yesterday!! 


And a big thanks to our presenters Muhammad Shahin from Property Bazaar Limited and Edward Bearnot from Innovations for Poverty Action


We'll be posting pics and event materials shortly. We'll also send a follow-up survey to start the planning for future events. 

GO GBG DHAKA!!!

Saturday, June 2, 2012

GBG Dhaka Launches tonight!

GBG Dhaka launches tonight!! We'll be posting updates during the event and after - stay tuned! Help promote by posting publicly to Google+ under hashtag #GBGDhaka

Friday, June 1, 2012

New Real-time Insight Finder tool

Did you know you can use Google Insights for Search to see search trends in Bangladesh?


Did you know you can use Google's DoubleClick AdPlanner to gain insight into visitor data for many popular Bangladeshi websites?


See these tools in Google's new Real-time Insight Finder! Learn more about it in this YouTube Video:

Thursday, May 24, 2012


If you're interested in tutorials on Google products for business, check out the Google Business YouTube channel!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

We're very excited to launch the Google Business Group Dhaka! 
The purpose of the GBG is to create a community of digital-minded business professionals in Dhaka and promote the following tenets with the support of Google:
  • CONNECT - Meet interesting people in your community & around the globe, business professionals, entrepreneurs or anyone interested in Google products.
  • INFORM - Learn with and from the community how to improve the performance of your business using latest web technologies.
  • INSPIRE - Unleash new ideas through fascinating conversations, inspiring speakers and the success stories from others.
We hope to have monthly meet-ups along with an engaged online community. 


Our first meet-up is just around the corner! RSVP BELOW
WHEN: 6pm - 8pm, Saturday June 2


The tentative agenda is:
  • Intro to GBG & Video Welcome by Googlers from Singapore (10 min)
  • Some Google products that help businesses (15 min)
  • Local Case Studies (20 min)
  • How to get involved (15 min)
  • Q&A (10 min)
  • Refreshments & Networking
If you're interested in attending, please fill out the form below. Hope to see you there!