The first ever Digital Startup conference will be held in the Senate Bhaban Auditorium of Dhaka University on 11thDecember. It is going to be the biggest Start-up event in Bangladesh ever. The event is organized by Bangladesh Alliance for Fair Competition (BAFCOM) in association with the Dhaka University IT Society (DUITS), and aims to inspire emerging IT Startups by featuring professionals who are trailblazers in this field. 30 successful Young Entrepreneurs who have established themselves with the digital services in Bangladesh will gather under the same roof to speak of their journeys in this Digital Startup Conference.
The conference will commence at 3 pm and will continue till 7 pm. The event can be attended by everybody and there is no requirement of pre-registration. 20 startup stories will be featured from the invited Speakers. The stories will draw upon the difficulties and setbacks experienced by the entrepreneurs and how they conquered those setbacks to become trendsetters in the ICT field. The event organizers briefed that the conference will deliberate on how to create a business friendly environment for emerging digital entrepreneurs and how government can help by formulating favorable policies that can help the home grown digital service industry entrepreneurs flourish and sustain in the long run.
Mustafa Jabbar, Founder of Bijoy Bangla Keyboard and Software, Kamal Quadir, CEO of Bkash, Fahim Mashroor, CEO of BDjobs.com, Shameem Ahsan, Former President, BASIS, Mustafizur Rahman Sohel, Director BASIS; Barrister Hamidul Mishbah, Founder of Bangladesh Copyright and IP Forum, Munir Hasan ICT and Youth Icon, Mahmudul Hasan Shohag, Founder of Rokomari.com, Wasim Alam, CEO of chaldal.com, Russell T Ahmed, Senior Vice-President of BASIS, Samira Juberi Himika Founder Team Engine, and number of other notable individuals will speak at the event.