Nearly 300 emerging women entrepreneurs in Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector have been connected with the network of Okbazaar Limited, an online marketing platform of the ‘OK Group’, an emerging business house of the country, in a ceremony on Wednesday.
Okbazaar Limited has already been maintaining a rich network and customer base across the country for locally and internationally reputed products.
The emerging entrepreneurs, under the banner of ‘Team Inspiration & E-Commerce’ have been associated with Okbazzar Limited with an aim to strengthen their move for market intervention and further expansion of their network throughout the country.
‘Team Inspiration & E-Commerce’ organised a daylong get together for all of it’s members and exhibited their products at a hotel, Dhanmondi in the capital. As part it’s daylong celebration, Okbazaar Limited and ‘Team Inspiration & E-Commerce’ arranged a media briefing to announce their partnership.
Managing Director and CEO of ‘OK Group’, a celebrated Singer & Music Director as well as a promising entrepreneur, Ibrar Tipu and head of ‘Team Inspiration & E-Commerce’, Fouzia Khanum delivered their speech in the press conference. While addressing, OK Group chief, Ibrar Tipu hoped that the engagement with 300 women entrepreneurs will create a new opportunity for the entrepreneurs in market intervention it will contribute to boosting e-commerce, further developing women entrepreneurship and off course contribute to the national economic growth.
He said that the demand and acceptability of ecommerce has been increasing faster across the globe, while in Bangladesh the growth of e-commerce has been increasing very rapidly amid the pandemic of Covid-19 in the last two years.
“The prompt rise of ecommerce activities has created a need to framing appropriate policy, strict monitoring and supervisory measures so that the rights of customers can be maintained through supplying quality products, fair prices and ensuring delivery of products within the time frame”, Ibrar added. Meanwhile the head of ‘Team Inspiration & E-Commerce’, Fouzia Khanm opined that the small level e-commerce entrepreneurs are facing tremendous constraint of capital which pose a big challenge for flourishing their ventures.
She urged the financial institutions to come forward to stand by the emerging entrepreneurs with sustainable financial support and the government agencies concerned to frame time befitting e-commerce policy so that small scale ventures can survive as well as the customers’ rights be preserved.