BDTDC is a leading B2B media company and a primary facilitator of trade within Bangladesh and South Asia. The online marketplace company will be launched next month and the owner, Kazi Ahmed is very excited about it.
This new B2B service is expected to be similar to Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.com. The startup is focused on creating a swirl among manufacturers, especially to connect with the right buyers abroad. The online marketplace will have items from apparel textile, agriculture & food, leather products, footwear & accessories, furniture & decoration, health and medicine, home, lights & construction, gifts & crafts, LED & solar products, luggage, bags & cases, machinery & hardware, manpower, packaging & printing, security products, software & computer.
Bangladesh already has over 10 e-business firms, including a Bangladeshi version of alibaba.com. The competition is even stronger since Jack Mao declared to capture the Bangladesh market.
Kazi sees ample prospect for his B2B service. He is very confident about the business and assures that it is going to open up jobs for more than 200 IT graduates in Bangladesh.
Kazi Ahmed had an amazing track of businesses in US and Canada and quite excited about his first venture in Bangladesh. He always wanted to help Bangladesh business to grow globally. Through his BDTDC platform Buyers will be able to connect with suppliers of their choices directly, negotiate price and then get going with the business. The startup is giving free membership for all but paid members will get priority over services. It will charge half of Alibaba’s charging which is $1,000-$3,000 for membership for a whole year.
Kazi Ahmed is definitely an inspiration in the startup scene of Bangladesh. He worked hard to get where he is and with his passion and hard work he will definitely take BDTDC ahead.
Article reprinted with the permission of SDAsia