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Experts for joint effort to boost entrepreneurial ecosystem

Global Entrepreneurship Week Bangladesh-23 Kicks Off


Published : 14 Nov 2023 08:19 PM

Experts at an event on Tuesday emphasized the importance of collaborative efforts in enhancing the entrepreneurial support ecosystem within Bangladesh and urged everyone to come together, fostering innovation and ensuring long-term sustainability. 

The event titled '16th annual Global Entrepreneurship Week', dedicated to celebrating and empowering entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, has commenced with great fervor. 

The Week is being observed from November 13th to November 19th, 2023, and is set to make a lasting impact. With the participation of over 78 partner organizations, this year's celebration features more than 200 events spanning across 30 districts in 8 divisions throughout Bangladesh. 

Partner organizations encompass educational institutions, chambers of commerce, associations, government agencies, international organizations, and dynamic youth groups. 

It is expected that more than 100,000 individuals will directly participate, and an additional 3 million people will be reached through online connections. The festivities officially kicked off on November 13th, 2023, with the opening ceremony hosted by GEN Bangladesh. 

This grand gathering united startups, aspiring entrepreneurs, ecosystem builders, mentors, investors, and enthusiastic participants at the picturesque Green Garden RoofTop in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, the Managing Director of GEN Bangladesh, while addressing, encouraged participants to embrace and celebrate the entrepreneurial journey undertaken by Bangladesh's dynamic entrepreneurs.

He emphasized the critical importance of collaborative efforts in enhancing the entrepreneurial support ecosystem within Bangladesh and urged everyone to come together, fostering innovation and ensuring long-term sustainability. 

The opening ceremony was also addressed by Bikorno Kumar Ghosh, Chief Executive officer, FBCCI Research Innovation Center (IRC), Ismat Zerin Khan, Managing Director, Jermatz Limited, Dr. Rubina Hussain, Managing Director, Institute of Hotel Management and Hospitality, Imran Fahad, Founder & Managing Director, Inspiring Bangladesh Limited, Saraban Tahura Turin, Founder & CEO of Turtle Venture Studio,  Alisha Prodhan, CEO ofHernet TV and Golam Mostafa, Managing Director, Paragon Pump Ltd.