Anyone who keeps up with the industry news nowadays is familiar with the growth and impact of tech companies in Bangladesh’s economy. According to Precedence Research, the global IT services outsourcing market size is expected to be worth around USD 1.06 trillion by 2030 from valued at USD 530.15 billion in 2021 and growing at a CAGR of 8.06% from 2022 to 2030. And Bangladesh is well-positioned to be one of the forerunners of this global phenomenon.
This has only been possible owing to the blood, sweat and tear of every tech company and freelancer of the country. There are more than 4500 IT companies in Bangladesh. The question is – which are the ones championing our IT industry into global standards? And what makes their endeavors so successful?
Here are our top 10 picks among the IT outsourcing companies of Bangladesh in 2022. If you would like to know more about the bests of the industry, read along!
1. Astha IT
is an international tech business with ISO 9001:2015 (QMS) certification, offering state-of-the-art and thoroughly vetted coding talents for scalable solution development. Its flexible delivery models cover services including remote talent export, custom application development, cloud services and ready business solutions.
The company was established in 2008. Its headquarters is in Ramna, Dhaka, Bangladesh. In its 13+ years in business, Astha IT has 50+ global clients on more than 1200 successful projects. The company helps startups, established businesses, and governments create popular products. Its clientele comes from a wide range of sectors and is dispersed over four continents and its subsidiary business has a base in Sweden which serves as the EU headquarters.
Astha IT is one of the very few companies in the country to have built a massively scalable Application Platform as a Service (aPaaS), powered by a set of distributed running microservices on the cloud that allows customers to develop, run, and manage applications without the complexity of building and maintaining the infrastructure typically associated with developing and launching an app.
The company had the honor of being named the top software exporting company in the country and received awards for its achievements from the government of Bangladesh in 2013, 2014, and 2020.
The company is well-known for its flexible culture and its participation in the growth and development of young software engineers. Every year, Astha IT organizes a 3-month-long unique internship program called Dev Bootcamp where they train a good number of coding champions and groom them for a career in software development.
2. Kaz Software
was established in 2004. The company helps enterprises and startups design, build and launch software products. Headquartered in Shantinagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh, the company works with its clients in an integrated team model. With more than 150 successful projects and 120+ talented professionals working at the company, its services include ideation, graphics and interaction design, software development, software quality assurance as well as data, content and research.
Other than being one of the most successful software companies in Bangladesh, Kaz Software is also known for its great working environment with a rich culture of fun and professionalism that attracts the best talents.
3. Brain Station 23
started its journey in 2006 and is headquartered in Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh. This company houses more than 750 talented professionals. Working with fintech, telco, eCommerce, pharma, manufacturing, retail, etc. industries on both a local and international levels, it provides modern software and IT solutions. Its services cover areas of custom web & mobile application developments, ERP solutions, cloud services, artificial intelligence and machine learning etc.
Since 2012, Brain Station 23 has created significant impact in the fintech and pharmaceutical industries of Bangladesh by working with top companies like City Bank, MetLife, Incepta, Lazz Pharma, Grameenphone, PayPal and more. It is one of the largest IT outsourcing companies in Bangladesh with over 700 in-house talents.
is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, uses a mix of local project managers and offshore consultants to solve IT resource problems for its clients. Founded in 2010, this company has 200+ talented professionals under its employment as of today. The rising software company specializes in solutions for digital media. This Norwegian IT-consultant company stationed in Dhaka provides external development teams that include project managers, scrum masters, software architects, programmers and testers.
Cefalo is built on a payment model where the external team is paid not for the finished product, but for the association time of dedicated developers so that the company can provide its clients with every individual employee’s complete attention.
was established in 2011 and headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland. Selise is a software firm that creates digital platforms from start to finish. The company specializes in business consulting, digital platforms, enterprise cloud and more. With over 500 team members, Selise’s services include strategy consultation for businesses from both digital and business point of view, business process engineering and automation, software platform development based on process optimization as well as application management and support.
Selise helps its clients from a co-creator mindset to understand their business needs and optimize their processes.
started its journey early in 2001 from a headquarter located in Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It has 1000+ talented professionals and 1500+ successful projects. The company is a leading one in offshore software development and IT outsourcing services. Its services include providing external developers to businesses, completing outsourced software projects, designing and developing custom software, testing and quality assurance as well as industrial engineering.
BJIT operates in 7 global offices located in Japan, Finland, Singapore, The U.S.A, Sweden, Bangladesh and the Netherlands.
7. Enosis Solutions
was founded in 2003 as a provider of software development and testing services. The company is headquartered in Gulshan, Dhaka, Bangladesh and houses over 200 talented employees. Its services consist of custom software development, web and mobile application development, quality assurance and testing.
Enosis Solutions works with its clients in both full-time and project-based engagement models. Its resources work as an extension of the clients’ internal teams to solve their business cases.
was established in 2003. It is headquartered in Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Tiger IT is a leading independently managed service provider to organizations in Australia and New Zealand. Consisting of a team of 500+ resources, its offerings include fully integrated managed services across desktop applications, ICT & security products, various networks and telephony systems.
Tiger IT has created significant impact in the country’s security landscape by introducing the Automated Fingerprint Identification System and the Biometrics Program (AFIS). It is the first company in South Asia and one of the few companies worldwide to produce AFIS-certified NIST.
9. DataSoft Systems Bangladesh
has traveled a long way since its inception in 1998. Headquartered in Shyamoli, Dhaka, Bangladesh and housing more than 500 talents, it is a software, logistics and automation company experienced in large-scale projects. Its services include software development solutions, advisory services to organizations, software testing, IT infrastructure as well as system management and implementation.
DataSoft is the first software company in Bangladesh to be documented as a CMMI Level 5 software development company. It has used globally standard quality management tools since its early days to ensure consistency and value.
10. Vivasoft Limited
is a relatively younger software company on this list established in 2016 and headquartered in Banani, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a goal to create simple and innovative digital solutions. The company has already taken on 70+ successful projects with its talented team of over 200 professionals. Its services include dedicated development teams, MVP and software development, machine learning and artificial intelligence as well as business intelligence.
Founded by a group of free-spirited entrepreneurs, Vivasoft moves past generic agency models to follow the team’s vision of maximum delivery.
These are the top 10 software companies of Bangladesh in 2022. Each company specializes in one thing or more and each of these has the potential to take the world by storm if provided the right opportunity. With talented tech professionals and the government’s nurture, our software industry is bound to grow larger and make the country ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution.
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