Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), in collaboration with Feni Polytechnic Institute (FPI), with the technical assistance from Skills 21 Project of ILO, Dhaka, organized and started a 10-day long Incubating Entrepreneurs’ “Boot Camp” with startup entrepreneurs on May 16-25, 2022 at Conference Hall, FPI, Feni-3900. The objectives of the program were to (i) mentor incubates for developing business incubation center, and (ii) design processes to nurture businesses from the idea generation stage to becoming start-up companies through a comprehensive business support program, and also help them in getting established and accelerating their growth and success.
Mr. Joha Jamilur Rahman, Sr. Training Coordinator, BEF and Mr. Ruman Ishtiak Rafeen, SME Specialist, facilitated the program as resource persons.
Mr. Engr. Md. Aminul Islam Bhuiyan, Principal (In-charge), Feni Polytechnic Institute (FPI), Malipur, Feni chaired the inaugural session. The Special Guests present were Mr. Farid Uddin Pathan, Vice President, Feni Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mr. Iftekhar Ripon, President, NASCIB, Feni, Mr. Bahar Uddin Bahar, Counselor, Feni Pouroshava, Mohammad Shahadat Hossain, Editor, Daily Fanir Somoy, and Md. Anisuzzaman, Program Officer, Skills 21 project of the ILO. A total of 25 participants (Female-06, Male-19) attended the program as incubates.