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This Bangladeshi startup wants to be the Tencent of the country

Data Bird, a local internet startup, has found opportunities in messaging, fintech, payments, news, and online travel verticals in the…

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WhatsApp could be incubating the region’s next billion-dollar startup

With WeChat spurring the success of companies like Pinduoduo, WhatsApp is now expanding its toolkit to do the same for…