6 Months Free Office Space for Entrepreneurs
Twenty-eight Hi-Tech park are being developed across the country. State Minister for Information and Communications Technology Junayed Ahmed Palak said six months of free office space will be provided to new entrepreneurs.
He says, 'A new entrepreneur can enjoy all kinds of benefits for six months. This will create an ecosystem for startups across the country’. He said this while inaugurating a competition titled 'Startup Contest for Beijing-based Women She Loves Tech' at the Startup Meeting of Agargaon ICT Tower in the capital on Saturday (August 31th). Seminars were arranged at Turtle Ventures, IOBE and the EMK Center.
Referring to Bangladesh as a country of immense potential, the Minister said, "Here all the strong, weak and especially capable should be given equal opportunity to enjoy the benefits of digital Bangladesh."
He also said, "When a woman becomes economically self-sufficient, the empowerment of women in the country is fully established." Only if women can visually increase their participation in the ICT sector can it be possible to make women economically self-sufficient in the country. '
It is to be noted that the competition was organized by She Loves Tech, an international startup for Beijing-based women organized by the Turtle Venture, IOBE and EMK Center initiatives. Representatives from 40 countries of the world will participate in the competition in Beijing, China. After the day-long competition between the seven teams in the Bangladesh phase, the winning team will have the opportunity to go to Beijing.
On the occasion, Tina F. Jabin, Advisor to Startup Bangladesh-Idea, and senior executives of ICT, including RITS Browser CEO KM Rashedul Majid were also present.