“Are You the Next Startup?” is a national level talent hunt program introduced to find out potential startups and entrepreneurs of Bangladesh. It will hunt, groom, design, organize, and manage new enterprises or business ideas till the ultimate success of each winner.
The unique feature of “Are You the Next Startup?” is 4-years graduation program for the winners. After an intensive research, we found seed startups are not growing only because lack of knowledge and guidance. Here in this unique platform amateur entrepreneurs will be trained and graduated under the Department of Entrepreneurship at Daffodil International University for learning by doing. Potential and promising winning entrepreneurs will be awarded up to 100% scholarship for this 4-years graduation for practical and theoretical learning which will transform them into successful entrepreneurs within four years of their graduation. In addition, each and every student under this project will earn seed money to start new business during graduation that will confirm their involvement in the business sector. This project is to create entrepreneurs in the real sense and job opportunities for the huge unemployed educated population in the country that will contribute directly to increase GDP.
Open online Application : 10 August 2017Close on-line Application : 05 September 2017Disclose selected participants' name : 09 September 2017Inform selected participants: : 10-11 September 2017Ice Breaking session : 16 September 2017Grooming and Boot camp : 17-19 September 2017Finalists Selection Round : 20 September 2017Offering Scholarship and admission : 23-25 September 2017Class/Activity start : 26 September 2017
Special Features of the Program:
We provide our youngsters with 100% scholarships(about 8 Lac for self-financed students) of the Bachelor of Entrepreneurship program of the Department of Entrepreneurship, Daffodil International University. The scholarships will be named after the veteran entrepreneurs of our country.
The top 40% winners will get 100% scholarships = 8 participantsThe next 30% winners will get 75% scholarships = 6 participantsThe last 30% winners will get 50% scholarships = 6 participants
The winners will get theoretical and practical knowledge as well as experience which will transform them into successful entrepreneurs within four years of their graduation.
**30% quota will be given to the women entrepreneurs, physically challenged people, and people with special abilities.