LightCastle Partners successfully completed the first batch’s Demo Day of “Business Incubator for Youth Entrepreneurs” of Empower Youth for Work (EYW) Project on December 4, 2019 at BRAC Learning Centre, Rangpur.
In the event, 23 shortlisted youth entrepreneurs shared their business models and future plans with potential investors and forward market players with a view to scale up their businesses. The top two performing participants of the program received an equity seed investment of BDT 10,000 each from LightCastle Partners. This seed investment is intended to give them support for their business growth.
The event was jointly organized by LightCastle Partners, RDRS & Reveal Event Management in association with OXFAM, Bangladesh. The day long event was graced by distinguished guests; Shawkat Hossain, Managing Partner, Velocity Asia Ltd.; Md Rezaul Islam Milon, President, Rangpur Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RMCCI); Engr. Md. Monjurul Islam, CEO & Chairman, SPARKY Electronics Industries Ltd.; Md. Shahinur Islam, Program Manager, SFSA Bangladesh; Md. Nur-e-Alam Siddique, Branch Manager, Bank Asia Ltd.; Md. Parvez Khan, Senior Officer, Meghna Bank Ltd.; Dipok Chandra Nath, Manager, RDRS.