Dhaka – The e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) and Software Shop Limited (SSL Wireless) jointly organized a seminar on “Electronic Payments for driving E-Commerce in Bangladesh” at Dhaka Westin Hotel on February 22, 2018. The speakers shared their views on the various aspects of E-Commerce in the country. The event was sponsored by the Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments.

SSL Wireless is one of the pioneers of Fintech in Bangladesh launching the First and the Largest online payment aggregator platform under the brand of SSLCOMMERZ in our country having 1500+ E-Commerce businesses under its coverage.

Visa, is the world leader in digital payments with global experience and expertise of facilitating payment ecosystems for the e-Commerce industry. Visa has been operating in Bangladesh through its issuer and acquirer banks for more than a decade and it has been very supportive towards the growth of the Payment Card industry and trying to support the industry players to build a strong ecosystem for e-Commerce in Bangladesh.

e-CAB, SSL and Visa have been jointly working to assist the e-Commerce entrepreneurs, to acquire market information from the industry, to create policy dialogue among stakeholders and also taking various initiatives to build awareness to the masses and spread e-Commerce in the country.

The seminar started with a welcome address by Shomi Kaiser, President of e-CAB and followed by a panel discussion. Visa shared its learning from the Global e-Commerce Trends & the potential impact it can generate in Bangladesh. The speakers also discussed on the benefits of growing electronic payment systems and the advantages it could bring to the society.

All the panellists, representatives from Visa, SSL and e-CAB discussed about the problems and prospects of E-Commerce in Bangladesh and also proposed possible solutions to those issues after in-depth discussion and knowledge sharing among participants.