Who we are?

Shohoz is a super app that aims to simplify and resolve day to day needs while making life easier and efficient. Shohoz wants to take care of your daily need so you can use your time in fun-filled ad joyous occasions.

Shohoz started its journey in late 2014 with the intent to make life easy for the masses of Bangladesh. It began by addressing the most challenging problems Bangladeshis faced in their day to day life by digitizing the online ticket booking process. As the first organized entrant in this category, Shohoz is still the market leader.

In February 2018, Shohoz launched ride sharing in the capital of Dhaka and exactly a year later expanded its operation to Chittagong, the port city of Bangladesh. Within a year of launching, Shohoz Ride attracted over a million users and continues to outgrow its reach rapidly.

In December 2018, Shohoz entered the on-demand logistics business by launching food delivery services in the heart of Dhaka and since then grew exponentially as people’s favorites.

Shohoz is more than just ticket purchase, ride sharing and food delivery. Shohoz is an innovative technology platform that intends to empower people by solving & simplifying their daily needs problem. Shohoz is on its way to become the trusted one stop solution for users enabling them to focus on enjoying their lives hassle-free.

Leadership Team

  • Maliha M Quadir Founding Managing Director
    Maliha M Quadir
  • Sandeep Debnath Chief Technology Officer
    Sandeep Debnath
  • Maksud Islam Chief Finance Officer
    Maksud Islam
  • Topu Newaj Sr. VP, Technology
    Topu Newaj
  • Vinay Chalke Head of Product
    Vinay Chalke

Maliha has extensive experiences in digital services and investment banking industry. She recently ran Vistaprint's digital business in global emerging markets out of Singapore. Prior to this, she worked for Nokia, taking care of strategy and business development for an emerging market focused on digital content service called Nokia Life Tools across multiple geographies.

In the early part of her career, Maliha worked in Investment Banking, Utilities Mergers and Acquisition team of Morgan Stanley in New York and San Francisco, and also in Debt Capital Markets of Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Computer Science and Economics from Smith College (USA).

A seasoned technopreneur, Sandeep holds more than 10 years of expertise in internet product development. Prior to joining Shohoz.com, Sandeep was the Co-Founder & CTO of Badhai.in, India’s first multi-brand eVoucher Service. He has also successfully set-up and exited a digital media start-up, Enigma Digital in his previous role. An Information Technology graduate from India, Sandeep's domain expertise lies in e-commerce, e-travel, e-gifting, online media, digital marketing and Social Media.

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With 16+ years in the Travel e-Commerce arena; Vinay thinks the actual journey has just begun, looking at the endless opportunities to serve the industry and consumers with innovative solutions. He has worked on various projects and segments with major Travel eCommerce & Technology leaders like Trust International, Yatra.com, Travelocity, NIIT Technologies & Cox and Kings. During his tenure he strategized several business transitions to Mobile First platforms and had been an ardent consumer and follower of IOT to innovate products and features. An IT graduate from India, he is passionate about digital marketing, analytics, adventure travel & also loves to sail the high seas in laser class boats.

Our Mission

To make life easy for the people of Bangladesh by offering multiple digital services fulfilling their daily needs.

Our Values

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We love to innovate

Shohoz is the pioneer in digitizing transportation in Bangladesh. We want to solve your daily problems leveraging technology so you can enjoy your life!

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We care about safety

Shohoz goes the extra mile to address the road safety challenges in a holistic manner. We are working very hard with riders, passengers and key stakeholders to make the roads safer.

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We believe in empowerment

Shohoz gives its service providers the economic empowerment to pursue a better life and offers freedom to choose from its multiple services to make life easier.

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We value people

Shohoz is a people-centric organization. We recognize that our employees and service provides are the key reason for the success and growth of Shohoz.

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We are responsible

Shohoz wants to deliver services that are value-for-money and do not harm the environment. We care about the community and are proactive about social responsibility.

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