Month: January 2019

Startup Grind | DIU hosts a session on “HR- the key to business sustainability”

Startup Grind | DIU hosted Mr. Md. S M Ahbabur Rahman, Deputy General Manager(HR), Pandughar Group for the session on “HR- the key to Business Sustainability” on 31 January 2019 in association with Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU. The session was opened with brief information about Startup Grind by Asif Iqbal who is the Director of Startup Grind DIU. The keynote speaker was Md. S M Ahbabur Rahman, Deputy General Manager(HR), Pandughar Group, who is having more than 12 years of professional experience in Human Resources Management and Mr. Ahbab obtained “HR Guru Award” from Stamford University, Bangladesh. Beauty […]

DIU celebrates 17th anniversary

Daffodil International University (DIU) organised a two-day gala event on its Ashulia permanent campus to celebrate the university’s 17th founding anniversary. This gala event includes A weeklong inter-department sports competition, math Olympiad, inter-university cultural competition, IT quiz, project showcasing and exhibition. The main event included bus rally, pitha utsab, blood donation programme, discussion panels, picnic, tree plantation, games and sports, raffle draw, and musical soiree with participation of students. Jonathan Ortmans, president of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), was present as the chief guest. Dr. Md Sabur Khan, chairman of DIU Board of Trustees and Daffodil Family, presided over the ceremony. […]

“Startup Idea for Fund” held at DIU

The Final Pitching Session of “Startup Idea for Fund” Season-01 was held on 21st January 2019 at Auditorium-71 of DIU. Fourteen (14) groups of Entrepreneurs presented their final pitching in front of judges, investors and prospective entrepreneurs. More than one hundred innovative ideas were submitted. Out of which only fifty-six (56) ideas got the chance to pitch their idea. Fourteen (14) groups of Entrepreneurs presented their final pitching in front of judges, investors and prospective entrepreneurs. Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Honorable Chairman, Board of Trustees, DIU was present in the program as Chief Guest and Judge where Mr. Syed Mizanur […]


The Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU, organized an industrial visit and tour to the industrial area of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited in Chandra, Kaliakoir, Gazipur on 7th January, 2019. Under the supervision of Honorable Chairman Dr. Md Sabur Khan, Board of Trustee (BoT) led the team, Around 40 students and high officials from the Daffodil Family formed a part of this trip.  The University delegates and students were welcomed by the authorities of Walton Group. The students visited all the manufacturing plants of Walton which is an industrial and production hub of Walton Group Bangladesh, a 13 kilometer area […]

DIU delegation visited Kazi IT

A 26-member delegation of Daffodil International University (DIU) headed by Professor Yousuf Mahbubul Islam visited Kazi IT on 5 January 2019. The delegate includes Director (CDC), the Heads & Faculty Members of different Departments and other concerned officials of DIU. The main purpose of the visit was to know about various running activities of Kazi IT in detail with the ultimate aim to establish an effective industry-academia linkage between Kazi IT and Daffodil International University. As a part of that visit DIU delegates sat on a meeting with Kazi IT management which was chaired by Mr. Mike Kazi, Chief Executive […]

Department of Innovation and Entreprneurship, DIU has published an online magazine

For the first time, an online magazine on Entrepreneurship named “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Practices“ has been published by the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Daffodil International University.  The purpose of this publication is to support the idea of entrepreneurship development by providing a forum for sharing ideas and challenges on the way to developing this industry. A team of nine people worked from the very beginning for the publication. Dr. Md. Sabur Khan is the Editor-in-chief of this publication. The other members include Dr. Mohammed Masum Iqbal, Professor & Dean, Faculty of Business & Entrepreneurship;  Mr. Mohammad Shibli Shahriar, Associate Professor & Head, Department […]