Stratus Blog

Follow along with us as we share our experiences in the industry - the highs, the lows, and everything that falls in between.

UK fintech AGAM International and Swisscontact

UK fintech AGAM International and Swisscontact forge ground-breaking initiative to accelerate financial access for thousands of factory workers

Cardiff, Dhaka, 09 May 2023 – UK fintech AGAM International and leading international NGO, Swisscontact, today announce a pioneering strategic alliance to accelerate financial access to thousands of Ready-Made Garment (RMG) factory workers across Bangladesh. The partnership, through Swisscontact’s ‘Sarathi – … Read More

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TOT Trainer

Job Context We are looking for an experienced trainer to join our organization. The trainer will be responsible for evaluating our needs and current practices, alongside creating and delivering a training development plan complete with materials, tutorials, instructions, and learning … Read More

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SBK Foundation

UK fintech AGAM International and SBK Foundation pioneer in first digital and sharia only micro finance platform in Bangladesh

Cardiff, Dhaka, Monday 3rd April, 2023 – UK fintech AGAM International and Bangladesh’s leading Micro Finance Institution, SBK Foundation, formally launch the first Sharia based digital microcredit in Bangladesh today. The partnership will provide financial access to unbanked and underserved … Read More

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Agam partners with SSL

Growth market business gets access to working capital to power development

Cardiff, Dhaka, 20 March, 2023 – UK based fintech AGAM International has entered a ground-breaking partnership with Bangladesh’s largest payments gateway system, Software Shop Limited (SSL), to revolutionise the lending experience within its merchant and partner network. The collaboration will … Read More

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UK fintech AGAM International pioneers early salary access with leading Bangladesh bank

UK fintech AGAM International pioneers early salary access with leading Bangladesh bank

Cardiff, Dhaka, Monday 27th February 2023 – UK fintech AGAM International is pioneering an early salary access pilot with leading Bangladesh bank, Prime Bank. The pilot will allow instant access to earned wages for thousands of Prime Bank employees. It … Read More

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Celebrating the Achievements of Women in Technology

The 2023 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards finalists announced The finalists of the 14th annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards have been unveiled. The awards celebrate the tech industry’s most exceptional talent recognising all stages of thecareer journey from apprentices … Read More

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Prime Bank and AGAM

Prime Bank and AGAM spark lending revolution for individuals and business

– Launch of commercial roll out of its award-winning AI platform – Millions set to get access to “first-of-a-kind” credit Cardiff, Dhaka, 6th December, 2022 – A digital platform which is set to revolutionise lending to both individuals and businesses is being … Read More

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Shabnam Wazed

AGAM set to accelerate lending revolution for individuals and businesses as it completes investment round

– Financial backing from international investors – Oversubscribed round led by Development Bank of Wales – Focus on Bangladesh with plans to replicate model in India CARDIFF, LONDON, DHAKA, November 15th, 2022 – AGAM, the UK-headquartered next generation fintech, which … Read More

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Agreement Signing Ceremony

Many thousands set to benefit with the launch of Bangladesh’s first AI digital microfinance platform

Technology to give entrepreneurs and ‘gig’ economy workers access to loans Set up by AGAM International and SBK Foundation New programme delivered by two female-led organisations London, Dhaka, 19 October 2022: Bangladesh’s entrepreneurs and ‘gig’ economy workers – many of … Read More

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360 Pay Awards

Best Financial Inclusion Payments

We are so proud to be shortlisted in the Best Financial Inclusion Payments Initiative category at #PAY360awards, sponsored by Mastercard 🏆 Judged by an international panel of 65+ judges, with nominations from over 30 countries, the #PAY360awards celebrates success and innovation across the payments industry. Our CEO Shabnam Wazed said, … Read More

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