Daffodil International University and Venture Capital& Private Equity Association of Bangladesh (VCPAB) jointly organized a round table discussion on ‘Angel Investment in Bangladesh: The Way Forward’ held today on 21 November 2019 at 71 Milonayoton of Daffodil International University. Mr. BaybarsAltuntas, Chairman, World Business Angel Investment Forum (WBAF) present at the program as the Keynote speakers. Mr. Md. Sirazul Islam, Executive Chairman, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) was present at the program as the chief guest while Mr. Shameem Ahsan, Chairman, Venture Capital & Private Equity Association of Bangladesh (VCPAB) was present as the guest of honor. Presided over by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, DIU the program was also addressed by Professor Dr. Yousuf M Islam, Vice Chancellor of DIU, Professor Dr. S M MahbubUlHaqueMajumder, Pro Vice Chancellor, Mr. Mohammad Nuruzzaman, CEO of Daffodil Family, Treasurer, Registrar, Deans, Head of the Departments and many other distinguished guest from Bangladeshi business organizations.
While presenting the keynote speech Mr. BaybarsAltuntas said that the foreign direct investment is gradually decreasing in previous five six years. In this regard we have no alternative to create entrepreneur in locally. So that local investors should come forward.
Mr. BaybarsAltuntas also said that the people of Bangladesh are so much hard working. At present, Bangladesh’s best advantage is its young generation. Lot of young are want to be an entrepreneur. Angle investor should take care of them.
Addressing as the chief guest Md. Sirazul Islam said that Bangladesh has lot of rich people. The economy of Bangladesh will be change if they come forward to help the young entrepreneurs. Angel Investment is a new concept in Bangladesh. BIDA will take initiative to promote Angel Investment idea.
Dr. Md. Sabur Khan said to his presidential speech that we need lot of Angel Investor. Angel Investor will create entrepreneurs. And entrepreneurs will change the economy of the country.
Caption: Mr. Md. Sirazul Islam, Executive Chairman, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) addressing the Round Table Discussion on ‘Angel Investment in Bangladesh: The Way Forward’ jointly organized by Daffodil International University and Venture Capital& Private Equity Association of Bangladesh (VCPAB).