Japan- Bangladesh Co-Creation Conference’ held in Dhaka
BacBon Limited and NPO e-Education Japan jointly organised the ‘Japan- Bangladesh Co-Creation Conference’ held on November 12, 2022, at hotel the Westin Dhaka to mark the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Bangladesh and Japan.
The whole day event was segmented into different sessions where academicians, entrepreneurs and business leaders conveyed their ideas and impact on society Co-Creation. The sessions focused on key elements like The Power of Co-Creation and Social Innovation, real partnership beyond border, how to be an entrepreneur through global business, how to achieve social impact through Co-Creation.
The panel lists and the speakers were Dr. Atiur Rahman, former governor of Bangladesh Bank, Hikari Kaawai, country head of Marubeni Corporation, Bangladesh, Prof. Dr. Seiichiro Yonekura, Emeritus Professor- Hitosubashi University, Mitsuru Izumo -President Euglena Co., Ltd. M M Zimran Khan Head of Exploration UNDP Accelerator Lab, Md. Arfan Ali Former CEO & Managing Director -Bank Asia Limited, Kaito Miwa-CEO e-Education, Yukoh Satake-CEO Grameen Euglena, Tareq Rafi Bhuiyan (Jun)-Managing Director NewVision Solutions Ltd, Shubhashish Roy-Founder & Chairman Ekmattra Entrepreneurs Ltd, MA Mamun Managing Director-Matrighor Ltd, Saori Fujimoto-Director TNY Legal Bangladesh Ltd, Shahed Kamal- Director Smart Technology, Raisul Kabir Founder & CEO Brain Station 23, A.K.M Fahim Mashroor -Co-Founder & CEO Bdjobs.com Ltd, Zubair Ahmed, Founder & CEO Hishab Technologies Ltd, Yuji Ando-President JETRO Bangladesh, Prof. Dr. Badrul Khan Former Founding Director Educational Technology Programs, Yuki Ohashi- Consultant PADECO CO., Ltd. AKM Ahmedul Islam Babu-Director BASIS.
At the end there was a startups pitch competition, where 8 startups presented their disruptive innovation. Finally iPage, the agro tech startup, has won the 1st prize of 10 Lakh Taka. All of the rest 7 startups also got an accolade of 1 Lakh Taka each.