Author: Asif Iqbal

“ICT Businessperson of the Year-2018” Award

An iconic figure in the country’s ICT business Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Daffodil Family and DIU achieved the country’s most prestigious Daily Star ICT Award under the category of ‘ICT Business Person of the Year-2018’. He worked silently for the development of ICT sector since the early years of ICT’s orientation in Bangladesh. Finance Minister AMA Muhit graced the occasion as the chief guest and handed over the award to Dr. Md. Sabur Khan on November 17, 2018 at Le Méridien Dhaka. International Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister Gowher Rizvi, Managing Director of Microsoft Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan […]

Dr. Md. Sabur Khan speaks at 18th Arab Businessmen and Investors Conference in Bahrain

Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Founder, and Chairman of Daffodil International University (DIU) and Daffodil Family presented his speech at the 18th Arab Businessmen and Investors Conference on November 13, 2019. This conference is held at Ritz Carlton Hotel, Bahrain on November 11-13, 2019. Dr. Md. Sabur Khan has made his presentation on “DIU Role in introducing Innovation and taking key initiatives towards facilitating Entrepreneurial Ecosystems- a case study”. The theme of the panel discussion is Entrepreneurship in Education. The discussants were Simon Ngalomba (Ph.D.), University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Ezekiel, Ayinde Alani (Ph.D), Department of Agricultural Economics, Ladoke Akintola, […]

“Battle of Startups” kicked off at DIU

Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU hosts the first season of Battle of Startups on 30 October 2019 at 71 Milonayoton, Daffodil International University. The event was held in association with Global Entrepreneurship Network- Bangladesh, Startup Grind U, Global Entrepreneurship Week, Bangladesh Venture Capital Limited and AX Production. Battle of Startup is a platform to connect the startups to the stakeholders and startup ecosystems where only the startups of the Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, DIU can pitch and showcase their products/ services. On this day, 15 startups of the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU pitched and demonstrated their […]

Industries Initiated Research with Innovation Lab

Innovation Lab of Daffodil International University started to invite Industry leaders to share their ideas with the students of DIU. In the light of this, on 18th October 2019, two industrialists visited the innovation lab and they talked and exchanged views with the brilliant innovators. This collaboration between industry and academic will provide a great opportunity to develop the link between industry and academia, and has led to further collaborative projects. This is a special platform to easily identify opportunities for research and development. This collaboration will also provide business development and scouting to acquire promising technologies by identifying interesting […]

SigMind Takes Top Prize for Bangladesh Finals of Entrepreneurship World Cup

On July the National Finals of the Entrepreneurship World Cup Bangladesh were held in the 71 Millonaiton in Daffodil International University. Tanvir Tabassum, founder of Sigmind captured first prize at the national finals of the Entrepreneurship World Cup competition. The startup is devoted to establishing integrated state-of-the-art machine learning based technologies to detect persons, objects, faces, rearms in real-time from multiple cameras feeds on its powerful server. The system has some innovative technologies like real- time search on video space for specific incident detection and posts analysis. Moreover sigmind made this technology available to big clients like government, corporate clients […]

Seminar on Innovation and Entrepreneurship held at Government Shahid Suhrawardi College

Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (DIE) of School of Entrepreneurship (SoE) of Daffodil International University (DIU) and Government Shahid Suhrawardi College have jointly organized a seminar on “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” on 06th July 2019 at the auditorium of Government Shahid Suhrawardi College in the capital.  Mr. Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer of Daffodil International University was the Chief Guest. The seminar presided over by Professor Dr. Md. Abul Hossain, Principal, Government Shahid Suhrawardy College while Mr. Mohammad Shibli Shahriar, Head, Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, DIU and S N Azad, Adjunct Faculty, Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, DIU were the Keynote […]

Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship of DIU and BDOSN jointly award ‘Entrepreneurs Award-2018’

Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Daffodil International University (DIU) and Bangladesh Open Source Network (BDOSN) jointly organized ‘Entrepreneurs Award-2018’ on 28 June 2019 at 71 Milonayoton of the university. It was 5thprogram of the Facebook group ‘Chakri Khujbo Na, Chakri Debo’. Mr. Shibli Shahriar, Head, Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, DIU, Mr. Muminul Islam, Managing Director of IPDC, Ms. Swapna Bhoumik, Country Manager of Marks & Spencer, Mr. Sawkat Hossain, Managing Director of BD Venture, Ms. Tania Wahab, Founder and Director of Karigor, Mr. Mahmudul Islam Babu, Managing Director of Techno Haven distributed award among 19 new entrepreneurs. The […]

A Corporate Visit to KITC

A team of sixteen students and one faculty from the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Daffodil International University visited KITC, a North American based outsourcing company, to learn about their operational procedures and leadership excellence. At KITC, each of their employees is trained to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. That means, they learn to identify pressing problems around us all and work in their area of expertise to develop solutions that could not only be monetized for profits, but could potentially change the world. Anything less is simply unacceptable.  When asked about the employability skills of the graduates in Bangladesh, Country Director and CEO of […]

14th DIU Industry Academia Lecture Series on Entrepreneurship Development

Mr. Sheikh Fazle Fahim, a renowned new generation entrepreneur of the country and newly elected President of The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) will share his valuable experiences gathered from his life in business and industries. As a new generation entrepreneur with delighting, he will also deliver special motivating lessons for educated youths. The students will be highly benefited from this lecture specially who like to develop their career as an Executive in the corporate organizations or as an entrepreneur either in business or in industries. The senior government officials, academicians, businessmen, representative of different corporate […]

Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship organized a workshop on “Research Progress Review”

A workshop on “Research Progress Review” organized by the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU, on May 06, 2019. Prof. Dr. Md Kabirul Islam, the Director of the Division of Research, DIU was the resource person of the workshop. Mohammad Shibli Shahriar, Associate Professor, and Head, Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship along with all the faculty members have attended the workshop. The faculty members presented their individual research progress so far in the workshop. They shared their existing research topics, methods, findings and limitations for getting feedback. The faculty members also gave a briefing on the selected research topics, future […]