GEN Bangladesh Empowers Over 350 Startups Through Workshop with Smart Bangladesh Accelerator

Global Entrepreneurship Network Bangladesh (GEN Bangladesh) held a transformational workshop in partnership with Smart Bangladesh Accelerator (SBA), the biggest Accelerator Program launched by Bangladesh’s ICT Ministry. Over 350 startups enthusiastically participated in the event, ready to explore opportunities for development and innovation.

The workshop, conducted on February 17, 2024, provided an opportunity for entrepreneurs to discuss critical themes such as innovation, scalability, risk management, funding, growth strategies, and lean operations. Participants obtained vital knowledge and insights to help them further their businesses through hands-on classes and expert perspectives.

The prominent speakers were Dr. Rubina Hussain, President of SEED Bangladesh, Mr. Arifur Rahman, National Program Coordinator at Smart Bangladesh Accelerator, and Mr. Md. Mustafizur Rahman, CEO of Choukosh. Their presence and expertise enhanced the event, giving attendees concrete techniques and mentorship possibilities.

As part of the Smart Bangladesh Accelerator Program, selected workshop startups will have the chance to get professional coaching, personalized mentorship, key investor contacts, and intense boot camps. GEN Bangladesh and Smart Bangladesh Accelerator are devoted to fostering the growth and success of entrepreneurs in three categories: early-stage startups, women-led enterprises, and growth-stage firms.

GEN Bangladesh and the Smart Bangladesh Accelerator continue to pave the route for entrepreneurial success by offering complete assistance and resources to entrepreneurs, therefore encouraging innovation and economic progress in Bangladesh.