LightCastle Partners recently facilitated a Pre-incubation & Bootcamp for WorldFish Bangladesh, titled “Pre-incubation and Bootcamp in Search of Aquaculture Entrepreneurs”. The 1-day event took place on September 23, 2021, in Rajshahi.
The program hosted 50+ aquaculture entrepreneurs coming from various districts like Bogura, Rangpur, Pabna, Naogaon, Natore, and Rajshahi. The participants were divided into several groups for knowledge dissemination sessions, where they were guided by experts from relevant industries as well as senior project managers from LightCastle. The entrepreneurs provided updated information of their businesses which helped in creating their profiles, took part in interview sessions in hopes of being a part of the upcoming Accelerator Program. Panelists for the interview sessions included senior personnel from LightCastle Partners and WorldFish Bangladesh who tested the entrepreneurs’ knowledge and understanding, as well as their future plans.
26 entrepreneurs were shortlisted from the initial 54 who will be taking part in the upcoming Residential Accelerator Program in Rajshahi in the end of September.