Sindabad.com wins APICTA Merit Award as best Start-Up

Sindabad.com,Bangladesh’s first B2B e-commerce venture,has clinched merit award in‘Start-up Category’at Asia Pacific ICT Alliance(APICTA) Award today in Guangzhou, China.

Considered to be the ‘Oscars of ICT Arena’, the APICTA Awards is an international awards program organized by Asia Pacific ICT Alliance.It is designed to stimulate ICT innovation and creativity andpromote ventures via benchmarking to venture capitalists and investors. This year was the 18th of this Awards; a total of 17 countries participated including Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

Zeeshan Kingshuk Huq, Co-founder & CEO of sindabad.com received the Award on stage from Shen Zhixiong, Deputy Director of the Economic & Information Commission of Guangzhou Province and Professor Gansen Zhao, Chief Judge of APICTA Awards.

Sindabad.com is ane-Commercethat offers anything and everything for regular business purchases to offices, factories and SMEs through its online shop. Buyers can purchase office essentials in unified wholesale prices and get the items delivered right at their premises.

‘This award will inspire us to expand sindabad.com efforts in making business purchases easier for offices, factories and SMEs throughout the country. We want to enable small companies to buy like the big companies do, we want the big companies to save hassle and reach better efficiency’, said Zeeshan Kingshuk Huq in his statement.

In just 2 years, the company has served more than 400 institutions and 500 SMEs. A venture of Ananta Group, sindabad.com already raised venture financing in their Series A Round from the Frontier Fund, a European private equity fund less than a year back.

Asia Pacific ICT Alliance, is an alliance of national ICT organizations representing their respective economy to build and enhance a mutually cooperative network to promote ICT, enhance technology innovations, capability and adoption, and encourage the development of indigenous ICT solutions for the global market.

[Photo Caption: Sindabad.com, Bangladesh’s first B2B e-commerce venture, has clinched merit award in ‘Start-up Category’ at Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Award today in Guangzhou, China. Zeeshan Kingshuk Huq, Co-founder & CEO of sindabad.com received the Award on stage from Shen Zhixiong, Deputy Director of the Economic & Information Commission of Guangzhou Province and Professor Gansen Zhao, Chief Judge of APICTA Awards.Picture in attachment]

About sindabad.com and Zero Gravity:

sindabad.com is an online shop, catering to offices and businesses for their regular purchase needs. It currently offers more than 26,000 products with a wide variety of office supplies, stationary, housekeeping items, IT items, electrical goods, safety and security items. Zero Gravity Ventures Limited is an e-Commerce startup from Ananta Group. The company currently owns two e-commerce ventures called sindabad.com and kiksha.com.

For details, please contact:

Zeeshan Kingshuk Huq
Co-Founder & CEO
Zero Gravity Ventures Limited
+880 1711540560
Email: zeeshan.huq@zerogravity.com.bd

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