Speakers at a seminar in the US called on foreign investors and Bangladeshi (NRB) residents to invest in Bangladesh.
Startup Bangladesh Limited hosted a seminar entitled “Bangladesh the next investment frontier for foreign investors and expatriates” in Silicon Valley, California, on Saturday morning.
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The seminar was organized for NRB based in the US, potential investors and representatives of the business community in Los Angeles in collaboration with the Bangladesh Department of Commerce and the Consulate General in Los Angeles.
Addressing the program as the main guest, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi called on the NRB to get involved in Bangladesh in any way they can and return to the country.
The people of Bangladesh will benefit from the experience and involvement of NRB’s tremendous talent, he added.
The program was attended by numerous world-renowned U.S. tech business leaders, start-ups, venture capitalists, distinguished professionals from world-renowned Silicon Valley companies in the NRB community, and senior government officials.
Participants also included academics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Hasan Arif, Chief Investment Officer of Startup Bangladesh, hosted the event.
Tina Jabeen, CEO and CEO of Startup Bangladesh Limited, facilitated an exchange session between specialist guests, academics and NRBs.
Discussed the current state of foreign direct investment and strategies to encourage US investment partnerships with start-ups in Bangladesh.
The event was sponsored by Bioscoke Film LLC.