“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 for learning by doing. Potential and promising winning entrepreneurs will be awarded up to 100% scholarship on tuition fees for this 4-year graduation for practical and theoretical learning which will transform them into successful entrepreneurs within four years of their graduation. In addition, each and every student under this project will earn seed money to start new business during graduation that will confirm their involvement in the business sector. This project is to create entrepreneurs in the real sense and job opportunities for the huge unemployed educated population in the country that will contribute directly to increase GDP.
- Open online Application: 14 March 2019
- Close online Application: 20 April 2019
- Inform selected participants : 23-24 April 2019
- Pitching and Evaluation Day : 29 April 2019
- Offering Scholarship and admission : 30 April 2019
- Class start: 7 May 2019
The winners will get 100% scholarships on tuition fees of the Bachelor of Entrepreneurship(4 years graduation) program of the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Daffodil International University. The scholarships will be named after the veteran entrepreneurs of our country. The winners will get theoretical and practical knowledge as well as experience which will transform them into successful entrepreneurs within four years of their graduation.