Month: March 2019

Daily Entrepreneurship- Bangladesh (26 March 2019)

Bangladesh vs Pakistan: A tale of two economies Bangladesh is likely to be the biggest mover in the global GDP rankings in 2030, becoming the 26th largest economy in the world from 42nd last year, according to the latest HSBC Global Research report. The report — The World in 2030: Our long-term projections for 75 countries — showed Bangladesh’s economy would jump 16 notches, the highest by any country between 2018 and 2030. Bangladesh is now the world’s second largest apparel exporter after mighty China, and its entrepreneurs have achieved that with imported machineries and raw materials. The country exported […]

Session- 8: Are you the next Startup?

“Are You the Next Startup?” is a national level talent hunt program introduced to find out potential startups and entrepreneurs of Bangladesh. It will hunt, groom, design, organize, and manage new enterprises or business ideas until the ultimate success of each winner. The unique feature of “Are You the Next Startup?” is a 4-year graduation program for the winners. After intensive research, we found seed startups are not growing only because of lack of knowledge and guidance. Here in this unique platform amateur entrepreneurs will be trained and graduated under the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Daffodil International University […]

‘Student to Startup competition’ begins to hunt young entrepreneurs

Student to start-up competitions for university students began on Friday to find out young entrepreneurs having innovative ideas as they can contribute to the country’s development. Leading youth platform ‘Young Bangla’ and Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy project under ICT Division arranged the competition with starting it at Daffodil International University as the contest will be held at different dates at 40 universities. Students of all public and private universities across the country can contest the competition by registering their names under 40 selective university categories visiting ‘http://startupbangladesh.gov.bd/student-to-startup/’ till May 3 while the registration process was introduced on March 8 […]

‘SME Diploma Course’ opens in DIU

Daffodil International University, Bangladesh Bank Training Academy and Bangladesh Small & Cottage Industry Corporation (BSCIC) are jointly going to open the ‘SME Diploma Course’ at Daffodil International University with European Union funded project Prism. The inaugural program of the SME Diploma Course was held today on 9 March, 2019 at Spectra Convention Centre, Gulshan, Dhaka. Ms. Selima Ahmed,MP was present at the inaugural program as the chief guest while Mr. Fazle Kabir, Governor of Bangladesh Bank, Mr. Md. Abdul Halim, Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Mr. Manfred Femhoiz, First Secretary, Team Leader, Food Security & Nutrition and Sustainable Development, Delegation of […]

Kambria <> Bangladesh Venture Capital Partnership Announcement

BVCL is a venture capital firm that invests in companies with high growth potential and encourages entrepreneurs to reimagine the world with technological solutions. They help entrepreneurs at every stage of their business development and support capital requirements to drive rapid growth. Through our partnership, BVCL and Kambria will work together to create innovation hubs, training and skilling programs, hackathons and applied research in the fields of AI, Robotics & Blockchain. We are very excited to work closely with BVCL to achieve the goals discussed in our Master Plan. Specific initiatives under this partnership include: Promoting inter-academia collaboration Expanding college and university-level education […]

March of ‘Mom-Preneure: Mothers will be Self-Reliant’ at DIU

For the first time in the country, “Mom-Preneur: Mother will be Self- Reliant”, a special initiative of Daffodil International School and Daffodil International University to empower the kids Mom was launched today on 10 March, 2019 at 71 Milonayoton of the university. Ms. Selima Ahmad, MP, President of BWCCI inaugurated the program as the chief guest while Mrs. Hosne Ara Begum, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh High Tech Park was present as the special guest. Presided over by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Daffodil Family the program was also addressed by Mr. Md. Asaduzzaman, Policy Expart, a2i project, Mr. Mohammad Nuruzzaman, […]

DIU published ‘Survey Report on ICT Job Market in Bangladesh 2018’

Daffodil International University has published ‘Survey on ICT Job Market in Bangladesh 2018’ in a publication ceremony, today, the 6 March 2019 at 71 Milanayatan of the university.  Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, Honorable State Minister, ICT Division, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology was present in the publication ceremony as the ‘Chief Guest’ and unveil the survey report. Mrs. Hosne Ara Begum, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority was present in the program as the ‘Special Guest’ while Ms. Susan Amat, Ph.D, Executive Director, Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Accelerates and CEO and Founder, Venture Hive was present  […]