Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), in collaboration with Bangladesh Sweden Polytechnic Institute (BSPI), Kaptai, Rangamati Hill Tracts, with the technical support from Skills 21 Project of ILO, Dhaka, organized and conducted a day-long Incubating Entrepreneurs’ “PITCH WORKSHOP” with startup entrepreneurs on 24 March 2022 at Conference Hall, BSPI, Kaptai, Rangamati Hill Tracts.
The objectives of the program were to (i) present business ideas by the startup youth entrepreneurs in front of an expert panel comprising members from Chamber of Commerce, Employers, ILO, BEF and Govt. officials, and (ii) facilitate the learning and experience sharing of the boot camp participants to pitch their startup ideas. Mr. Joha Jamilur Rahman, Sr. Training Coordinator, BEF and Mr. Ruman Ishtiak Rafeen, SME Specialist, facilitated the workshop. 21 incubates presented their start-up ideas. The resource panel evaluated all the ideas and announced the top 3 participants as champions.
Ms. Muntasir Jahan, UNO, Kaptai Upazila graced the event as the Chief Guest. Mr. Sabbir Ahmed, Secretary, Rangamati Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mr. Abu Zayed Hasnain Masum, Managing Director, Code Station TTC, Kaptai, and Md. Anisuzzaman, Program Officer, Skills 21 project of ILO attended as evaluators. The closing session was chaired by Mr. Mohammad Abdul Matin Howlader, Principal, Bangladesh Sweden Polytechnic Institute, Kaptai, Rangamati Hill Tracts.