Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2017

Submission Deadline


15 Nov 2017 at 6:00 PM BST

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Welcome to Daffodil International University.

As a partnering university of KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION, USA, Department of Entrepreneurship (DE) of Daffodil International University (DIU) in association with Career Development Center (CDC) is going to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) from 15-19 November-2017 (Wednesday to Sunday) at Daffodil Tower, 4/2 Sobhanbag, Mirpur Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.  

During one week every November, thousands of events and competitions in 170 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, the initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations.

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) this year will be held November 13-19, 2017.

Roughly 35,000 events and competitions will take place during #GEW2017– connecting nearly 10 million participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. Dozens of world leaders on every continent and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations support the initiative every year.

The key featured programs for the celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is given as below:

  1. Discussion Program on 15th November, 2017 Entrepreneurship Development in Bangladesh with Honorable Planning Minister Mr. Abu Hena Mohammed Mustafa Kamal as the Chief Guest in its inaugural session.
  2. Business Proposal Competition among the talents and potential educated youths of the country.
  3. Entrepreneurs Meet with the participation of entrepreneurs from all over the country including Chambers, Associations and other trade bodies.
  4. Startup Fair (15-16 November 2017) with about 20 stalls of DIU students to be arranged in the ground of the Daffodil Tower.
  5. Entrepreneurs Boot Camp
  6. Entrepreneur's Failure Conference
  7. Seminar on Digital Marketing
  8. Seminar on Venture Capital Policy & Procedure
  9. Celebration of Women's Entrepreneurship Day
  10. Grand Closing Program of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) - 2017 where Mr. Amir Hossain Amu MP, Honorable Minister for Industries will remain preset as the Chief Guest and the Tk. 1,00,000.00 + + prize will be awarded among the winners of Business Proposal Competition in the occasion of celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week-2017.         

Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Celebrating 10 Years of Unleashing Ideas through the week. Align with the motto of GEN, Daffodil International University (DIU) is going to conduct BUSINESS Proposal Competition under the celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week-2017.  

The main objective of the Business Proposal competition is to encourage educated youths who likes to develop themselves as an entrepreneur rather than seeking job. The interested educated potential youths who are confident to be a probable entrepreneur in the near future are invited to submit their Business Proposal by 15 November 2017 to the E-mail: cdc@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd.

The best three proposals will be awarded financial incentive of Tk. 1, 00,000.00 ++ (Taka One Lac Plus). Moreover, awarded candidates will be considered eligible for availing venture capital fund from Bangladesh Venture Capital Limited (BVCL).


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