Bangladesh and India have commenced their 50 Start-ups Exchange Programme, with the first group of 10 start-ups completing a successful visit to India from May 8 to 12. These start-ups represent a diverse range of sectors, including e-commerce, health, transport and logistics, energy, education, and skill development.
Under the program, 50 start-ups from each country will visit each other’s countries, exploring new partnerships, expanding business relations, and sharing experiences and knowledge. During their stay in India, the Bangladeshi start-ups participated in interactive sessions focused on various aspects of establishing a start-up, including business model creation, marketing strategies, and securing funding.
The High Commission of India to Bangladesh organized an interactive session in Dhaka with a group of 10 start-ups. High Commissioner Pranay Verma highlighted the potential for Bangladeshi start-ups to tap into the Indian markets, emphasizing the need for greater cooperation to enhance the ease of doing business and collaboration in digital payment platforms. This exchange program is expected to boost cooperation in emerging areas, cutting-edge technology, entrepreneurship, and innovation.