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BD top start-up to participate in Echelon Asia Summit 2018

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Business Desk :
Cram stack, will be participating from Bangladesh in upcoming Echelon Asia Summit 2018 in June. Whiteboard, a digital innovation enabling initiative by Grameenphone has collaborated with 'E-27' for the local qualifier round of 'Top 100 APAC 2018' international summit to facilitate the startups of Bangladesh for this global opportunity. To select the Bangladeshi qualifiers, Whiteboard has arranged a pitching round on April 10, 2018 where 15 Bangladeshi startups pitched in front of the industry experts. The event was held at GP House in the city recently.
Cramstack, won the ticket to the global summit as the Judge's Favorite and Bankcompare BD was recognized as the Fan Favorite startup in the round.
Cramstack operates a business intelligence platform that allows businesses to search, analyze, and collaborate data.
Bankcompare bd is an aggregator of all the bank services which benefits a user to find the best bank service among all.
After the pitching round featuring their business ideas and relevant analysis, top startups were selected by the judges though a rigorous scrutiny. Solaiman Alam Head of Digital, Grameenphone Ltd., Tina Jabeen (Investment Advisor, Startup Bangladesh, ICT Division), Minhaz uddin Anwar (Head of GPAccelerator, GPAccelerator), Fayaz Taher (Co-Founder, Startup Dhaka), Masa Isono, (Principal at Defta Partner) and Mustafizur Khan (Co-founder and CEO, Startup Dhaka) were present as esteemed judges.
In this round, only one startup was given the ticket to the global summit. The rest of the tickets will be distributed among the startups based on available slots for the country from E-27.

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