Webinar on "The Future of Startups: Post COVID-19"

Aligning with the motto of Global Entrepreneurship Network which helps celebrate, understand, support, and connect entrepreneurs and those who champion them, GEN Bangladesh is hosting to connect the Changemakers in the webinar entitled "The Future of Startups: Post COVID-19" tomorrow at 8:00 pm ( 22th May 2020; Friday).

We are privilege to host Ana Maria Torres, Global Director of Entrepreneurship World Cup, GEN; Asif Iqbal, Country Director of Bangladesh, Entrepreneurship World Cup. The session will be moderated by Beauty Akter, Co-Director of Startup Grind-U.

Speakers:

Speaker- 1: Ms. Ana Maria has been an adviser and consultant for governments, international organizations, and the private sector for over 15 years, focusing on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship at the national, regional, and global levels. She has developed social impact projects and has tested the most innovative models in Fintech & Sustainable Development in the Western Hemisphere, contributing to the development of national and regional entrepreneurship policies. She has also served as a Strategic Advisor to the Young Americas Business Trust/Organization of American States and leads the Talent and Innovation Competition of the Americas, the largest hemispheric competition for young entrepreneurs in 34 countries of the Western Hemisphere. Prior to this role, she worked at IDBLab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, where she was responsible for the Technologies for Financial Inclusion Program that focused on developing innovative business models to provide financial access to the un-served population in Latin America and the Caribbean. As an entrepreneur, she is the Co-Founder of Hilo Sagrado that has been named one of the top High Impact Startups in Latin-America using creativity to improve people’s lives.

Speaker- 2: Asif Iqbal is teaching Entrepreneurship, Technopreneruship, and Marketing in the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Daffodil International University, Bangladesh which is the first of its kind in Bangladesh. He is also the National Director and International Partner of World Business Angel Investment Forum, Executive Director of Startup Huddle Dhaka and the Director of Startup Grind- U. He is also the Country Director of the Entrepreneurship World Cup in Bangladesh. He is also the Accredited Global Mentor for Startup by WBAF. Because of his entrepreneurial activities nationally and globally, he has received The "GEN Rookie of the Year 2019" in Global Entrepreneurship Congress- 2019 in Bahrain, "SG Rookie of the Year 2019" in SG Global Conference- 2019 in Silicon Valley and Grand Assembly Award- 2020 in the World Congress- 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Moderator and Host: Beauty Akter is teaching Entrepreneurship at the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Daffodil International University which is the first of its kind in Bangladesh. She is also the National Director and International Partner of World Business Angel Investment Forum, Executive Director of Global Entrepreneurship Research Network at DIU, the Co-Director of Startup Grind- U and Co-leader of Startup Huddle Dhaka. She is also the Accredited Global Mentor for Startup by WBAF.

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/2WCx6dW