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The 2-day long National Entrepreneurship Summit 2023 concluded

The 5thNational Entrepreneurship Summit 2023 concluded with the participation of students from different universities of the country with different innovative ideas. The 2-day long summit was held on 1st and 2nd December 2023 at East West University in the capital Dhaka. The Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDEA) Project of the Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) under the ICT Division of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was the strategic partner of the summit presented by Pickaboo, which was organized by the East West University Telecommunication Club. The event serves as a platform for students from various universities to showcase their innovative ideas and connect with investors.

The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of East West University, Professor Dr. Shams Rahman was the chief guest of the closing program of the summit held on 2 December, 2023. Acting Project Director of iDEA Project Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman was present as a special guest of the program.

Besides, the judges present at the closing ceremony were iDEA Project Senior Consultant Siddhartho Goushami and Communications Consultant Shohag Chandra Das along with CEO of 88 Innovation Engineering Limited J. Kabir, Elite Force CTO Engineer Abdur Rahman Rakib, TMGB President Mohammad Kawsar Uddin and East West University CSE Department Lecturer Md. Khalid Mahbub Khan and many others.

In the speech of the chief guest of the program, the vice-chancellor of East West University, Dr. Shams Rahman said that an entrepreneur is a person with creative and innovative abilities. He mentioned that the contribution of business ventures and entrepreneurs is very important in the economic development of a country. He inspired the youth stating that organizing such summits is very praising which will generate innovative ideas among the youth and create interest to establish themselves as entrepreneurs.

Among the applicants, 18 teams participated in the summit and presented their innovative ideas to the judges through pitching. On December 1, 2023, Friday, after a day-long pitching round, 10 ideas were initially selected. The selected ideas were finally presented by the 10 talented teams in the final round held on December 2, 2023. Finally, the winning 3 teams are announced.

As the winner “Team Eco Shelter” received a prize of BDT 10,000 by securing 1st position. Besides, Team “Hydro Zone” won 2nd place and won BDT 6,000 and Team “Aces High” won 3rdplace and won BDT 4,000. Apart from this, the 3 winning teams were given certificates with honor crests by the host and host authorities.

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