Category: News

DIU wins ‘Rookie of the Year’ Award in GEC 2019

DDepartment of Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Daffodil International University has won the ‘Rookie of the year’ Award for its outstanding performance in promoting GEN Entrepreneurial effort countrywide. The award has been conferred in a colorful ceremony held on April 15, 2019 in Manama, Bahrain during Global Entrepreneurship Congress and Dr Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, DIU received this recognition for the University. 2500 delegates from 200 countries & 50 minister including Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister of ICT Division of Bangladesh were present in the program. Developing Entrepreneurs is the core focus of the University and to achieve […]

Certificate Distribution Ceremony of CCED

The certificate distribution ceremony of the Certificate Course on Entrepreneurship Development (CCED) organized by Career Development Center (CDC) of DIU in association with Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Daffodil International University was held on 01 April 2019 in 52 Milonayton, Daffodil Tower, DIU, Dhaka. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Honorable Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University was present in the occasion as the Chief Guest. The program was presided over by Mr. Abu Taher Khan, Director, Career Development Center. On behalf of the participants, the event was also addressed by Mr. Abidullah Afif, a student of Department of CSE. Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul […]

Bangladesh Opens Startup Huddle Chapter in Dhaka

 The Global Entrepreneurship Network is excited to announce the opening of Startup Huddle in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to help local entrepreneurs hone their pitch skills and discover solutions to the challenges they face.  Startup Huddle is a program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. As an experiential learning opportunity, the Startup Huddle format is consistent in each location: on a given morning, one or two early-stage startup founders give a six-minute presentation of their companies to a diverse audience of peers, mentors, educators and advisers. Each presentation is followed by a 20-minute question and answer session.  Asif Iqbal, Startup Huddle […]

Fifth Session of Startup Huddle Dhaka held at DIU

The fifth Session of Startup Huddle Dhaka held on 24 March 2019 at Daffodil Business Incubator. On this event, the speaker was Masoud Talukder who is the founder and CEO of Kaptaan Group. He discussed his business where he focuses on how he started, what are the problems he faced and how he overcome those. The session had started with a brief introduction of Startup Huddle Dhaka by Asif Iqbal who is the Managing Director and Lead Organizer of SH-Dhaka. On that session, a good number of audiences were there to listen him. Again, Mr. Masoud got some suggestions from […]

Startup Grind | DIU hosts a session on “Financial Literacy and Awareness”

Startup Grind | DIU hosted Golam Monowar Kamal is the Managing Director at Bangladesh Venture Capital Ltd for the session on “Financial Literacy and Awareness” on 30 March 2019. 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 Golam Monowar Kamal who is the Managing Director of Bangladesh Venture Capital Limited. Recently Mr. Kamal is also appointed as the Senator of Wolrd Business Angel Investment Forum- Bangladesh board. Other than this, he is an Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the […]

Workshop on “Building Awareness on Orientation of SA Process Flow” among 9 new SACs of IQAC of DIU

A workshop on “Building Awareness on Orientation of SA Process Flow among 9 new SACs of IQAC of DIU” was held on March 27, 2019 at Conference Room, DT-4, Daffodil International University (DIU). The programme was organized by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of DIU. The event aims to provide orientation and proper guideline on Self-Assessment Process Flow for 9 (nine) SA Departments, which are as: Department of: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Multimedia & Creative Technology, Environmental Science and Disaster Management, Tourism & Hospitality Management, Public Health, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Development Studies, Information Science and Library Management. Conveners and members of […]

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 ‘’ 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 […]