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Shikho Has Made It to Forbes Asia 100 to Watch 2022 List

Shikho Has Made It to Forbes Asia 100 to Watch 2022 List 

Shikho, the Bangladeshi Ed-tech startup has made it to the prestigious ‘Forbes 100 to Watch’ list for 2022. The official announcement was made on August 29th, 2022.


Forbes Asia solicited online submissions and invited accelerators, incubators, SME advocacy organizations, universities, venture capitalists, and others to nominate companies as well. 


Shikho Has Made It to Forbes Asia 100 to Watch 2022 List

The final 100 were selected from over 650 submissions. To qualify for consideration, companies had to be headquartered in the Asia-Pacific region, privately owned, for profit, have no more than $50 million in their latest annual revenue, and have no more than $100 million in total funding.

Shikho was founded in 2019 with the goal of revolutionizing learning in Bangladesh by creating a hyper-localized digital learning ecosystem.
Founded by Shahir Chowdhury, a graduate of University College London’s education school, Shikho is a tutoring platform that prepares students for Bangladesh’s high school exams through live lectures, online mock tests, notes, and animations. The startup estimates it has 500,000 daily users.

The goal of the firm is to make high-quality education more widely accessible to kids throughout the nation. Since their founding, they have received $5.6 million in investment from foreign venture capitalists from Silicon Valley and Singapore, the largest of any EdTech in the nation. Shikho’s Learning App has received more than 600,000 downloads from the Google Play Store in just 20 months.

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