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Why I Choose To Invest in Bangladesh - By M Asif Rahman at GP Whiteboard - FundStarter

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GrameenPhone, the largest Telco in Bangladesh, organized Fund Starter, where I presented this keynote, which describes my Investment Experience in Bangladesh in a very direct way.

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Why I Choose To Invest in Bangladesh - By M Asif Rahman at GP Whiteboard - FundStarter

  1. 1. |M Asif Rahman What I Learned After Investing in Bangladeshi Startups Actively For 5 Years! Asif.im/wb
  2. 2. ❖ Serial Entrepreneur ❖ Angel Investor ❖ WordPress Enthusiast M Asif Rahman
  3. 3. My Investments
  4. 4. I am actively investing in Bangladeshi Startups since 2012
  5. 5. Here are the things I have learned!
  6. 6. Top 5 reasons why Startups succeed in Bangladesh!
  7. 7. 1. People & their passion!
  8. 8. 2. Talented & Young Individuals.
  9. 9. 3. Remarkable Mentors & Angels with real experience.
  10. 10. 4. Timely investment & good Cash Flow!
  11. 11. 5. Most importantly a vibrant and ready-to-explore Nation.
  12. 12. Top 8 reasons why Startups fail in Bangladesh!
  13. 13. 1. Startup fails because of people!
  14. 14. 2. Lack of proper education.
  15. 15. 3. Not properly understanding the ‘long game’
  16. 16. 4. Keeping a second option, not willing to bet all on the Startup!
  17. 17. 5. Not being honest & not doing accounting properly!
  18. 18. 6. Unrealistic expectation.
  19. 19. 7. Lack of local institutional investment
  20. 20. 8. Manipulative part of the ecosystem
  21. 21. My Key Takeaways
  22. 22. 1. People who’re really doing good business does not go around and talk about it
  23. 23. 2. People you see in most events are just for investment or fame. They are not focused in real business!
  24. 24. 3. There are still good number of solid investable Startups
  25. 25. 4. Be ready to do a lot of handholding
  26. 26. 5. Invest on Team, not on idea.
  27. 27. <Thank You> Asif.im /asif2bd

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