The National Youth Entrepreneurship Summit 2023 was held on Friday, October 13, with the participation of aspiring young entrepreneurs across Bangladesh. In Association with the Society for Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Network (BAEN), the Agreen Foundation organised the event at the KIB Auditorium in Dhaka.
Md Ruhul Amin Talukder, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Bangladesh (GoB) inaugurated the day-long summit, while Manik Mahmud, Programme Specialist Innovation, a2i, & Executive Member, Smart Bangladesh Network and K M Hasan Ripon, Country Director, GEN Bangladesh were the special guests. In this inauguration speech, Md Ruhul Amin Talukder said, with the aim of building a smart Bangladesh, this type of initiative can be an example of empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs and making them game-changers.
20 experts in various fields such as seasoned entrepreneurs, industry high-ups, and influencers provided practical insights on agriculture, e-commerce and real estate sectors focused on SME, team building & networking, environmental sustainability, agricultural mechanisation, business & funding opportunities, sales challenges and emotional intelligence at the summit. Selected members and students from entrepreneurship, business and career clubs of 16 public, private, and national universities who are interested in becoming entrepreneurs in various sectors participated in it. BDDL was the title sponsor and Smart Village Society and Adi Enterprise Limited were Platinum sponsors. Ra’dia Inc. was the outreach partner for the full initiative.