Sikho, a digital platform for education in Bangladesh, has been included in the list of Asia’s top 100 startups or business ventures by the US-based Forbes magazine.
Since its inception in 2019, Sikho Bangladesh has been working towards making the National Curriculum easy and enjoyable for students. In recognition of this, the company has been included in the list of Asia’s top 100 startups.
This list was published on August 29 as ‘Forbes Asia 100 to Watch 2022′.
In this regard, the report said, “the post-pandemic situation is currently ongoing in the Asia-Pacific region. Among them, we singled our 100 small companies and innovative enterprises across the region, which are tackling various challenges with new thinking and innovative products and services.”
Singapore has the highest number of enterprises on the list with 19 and Hong Kong with 16. The top 100 were selected based on the judges’ opinion from a total of 650 smartphones.
Sikho has various academic and professional skill development courses including SSC, HSC, University Entrance Exam Syllabus including National Curriculum of Bangladesh.
Shishir Chowdhury’s report on this institute says that it is an educational platform that prepares students for Bangladesh high school exams through live lectures, online mock tests, notes and animations. It is estimated that five lakh people use this online service daily.