ekShop, a2i  in collaboration with LightCastle Partners and BWCCI, has recently signed a contract with Meta to accelerate the growth of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) by educating SMBs on the use of digital platforms through Meta’s SheMeansBusiness Program.

ekShop-a2i, LightCastle, and BWCCI will support Meta by conducting a needs assessment of SMBs on digital tools for businesses. The study will generate actionable knowledge on Bangladesh businesses’ current digital commerce policies and devices. Furthermore, they will provide capacity development on digital tools for SMBs. a2i, LightCastle, and BWCCI will also help promote policy advocacy for digital commerce to create more opportunities for businesses.