Banglalink launched startups scouting program for the third batch of IT Incubator, a platform designed to facilitate the country’s digital entrepreneurship. Banglalink initiated this program in association with Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, a wing of ICT Division of Bangladesh Government back in 2016.
Banglalink is committed to providing infrastructural, mentorship, and partnership supports to the selected aspirant startups. Initially, the startups will be selected based on their unique ideas, commercial prospects, and team strength. The selected startups will get a dedicated office in an inspiring co-working space located in Janata Tower, Karwan Bazar, access to online learning tools, and other logistic supports as well. Commercially feasible and promising startups with great commitment will have the opportunity to enjoy a partnership with Banglalink upon completion of the program. The application submission has already started, and the deadline for submission is 28th November 2019. The application should be submitted through the website.
IT Incubator is a part of ‘Make Your Mark’ – the flagship Corporate Responsibility program of Banglalink’s parent company VEON. The renowned global telecom operator is committed to facilitating the development of the IT sectors of all the societies around the world it operates in.
Hosne Ara Begum ndc, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority, stated, “To achieve the dream of a Digital Bangladesh, Hi-Tech Park Authority has taken several initiatives over the years. Janata Tower Software Technology Park is one of the projects that was launched to support the startups and contribute to the development of the digital ecosystem. We appreciate that one of the leading telecommunications service providers in our country, Banglalink, has partnered with us to support the young tech entrepreneurs. I believe startups will be greatly benefited from the program,”
Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink stated, “We are really glad to announce the call for the application of startups scouting program of IT Incubator for the tech enthusiasts and passionate young tech entrepreneurs. Banglalink invites all innovative youths with entrepreneurial zeal to apply for the program. We are committed to providing all sorts of necessary supports to ensure their growth in the future.”