IPDC Uddokta Summit 2018, a two-daylong programme for motivating youths to become entrepreneurs rather than job seekers with the moto ‘Chakri khujbo na, chakri debo’ has created much enthusiasm among the fresh graduates.
A large number of fresh graduates visited the summit venue where the attendees got the opportunity to broaden their knowledge about the entrepreneurship industry, get information about the current trends and changes and become aware of the opportunities of the current and future market. IPDC Finance Limited along with Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN) and University of Asia Pacific (UAP) jointly organised ‘IPDC Uddokta Summit 2018’, the first of its kind in Bangladesh. The summit was arranged on University of Asia Pacific at Farmgate in Dhaka concluded on Saturday. The IPDC Uddokta Summit 2018 has covered the topics like; Differentiation in Entrepreneurship, Strategy for Successful Enterprise, Lean and thin Startups, Entrepreneurship development, Learn from Failures, Challenges and solutions of entrepreneurs.
The summit focused on knowledge sharing, training, networking, match making, product and service displaying and growth in form of seminar, discussion, workshop, pitching session and networking event. It hosted over 500 entrepreneurs from all over Bangladesh, 10 sessions, 4 workshop, 45 stalls to display and showcase the products and services.
Professor Dr. Jamilur Reza Chowdhury, National Professor and Vice Chancellor of the University of Asia Pacific (UAP) inaugurated the summit.
Kazi M. Aminul Islam, executive chairman, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) and Mominul Islam, managing director and CEO, IPDC Finance Limited were present as the special guests in the summit.
Mominul Islam and Rizwan Dawood Shams, DMD and head of Finance, IPDC spoke at ‘Meet the Leaders’ session. IPDC’s Khadija Mariam was a panellist in the ‘Expand the Horizon’ (Woman only) session and Mahzabin Ferdous was the panellist in the ‘Start Your Startup’ session at the event.
Aleya R Ikbal, head of IT and Business Transformation, IPDC Finance Limited was a panellist in the session titled ‘Exploring and Leveraging ICT’. Corporate leaders from different companies were also present as panellists in different sessions on the summit.
Mominul Islam said, “IPDC is always encouraging and supporting evolution and innovation, and we are proud to be a part of this breeding ground of entrepreneurs, sharing ideas and experiences. I want to thank the organisers, speakers and all the entrepreneurs who made this event an inspirational one.”