Rysa wins Nat'l Final of 'Get in the Ring-2018'
Dr Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees of Daffodil International University hands over the champion award of National Final of 'Get in the Ring -2018, Bangladesh' to Nusrat Jahan Rysa of Arced Foundation in a ceremony held at the University camp
The national final of Get in the Ring - a global startup competition where promising start-ups of different public and private universities of Bangladesh fight to fly to Global Meet Up, was held on Tuesday at 71 Milonayoton of Daffodil International University (DIU) in the capital. Nusrat Jahan Rysa of Arced Foundation won the championship of National Final of Get in the Ring-2018, Bangladesh beating 11 other competitors.
Md. Mosharraf Hossain Bhuyan, Chairman, National Board of Revenue was the chief guest at the event. Dr Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees of DIU presided over the program. The judges panel comprised with Md. Shafiqul Islam, Managing Director, SME Foundation, Tina Jabeen, Investment Advisor, Startup Bangladesh, ICT Division, Wali-ul-Maroof Matin, Founder and Managing Director, Maslin Capital, Quazi M Ahmed, Lead Consultant and CEO of Future Leaders, Golam Monowar Kamal, Managing Director, Bangladesh Venture Capital Ltd.
The finalist teams are from Jahangirnagar University, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh University of Professionals, BRAC University, North South University, United International University , Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology, University of Development Alternative, The Technical University of Applied Science, Germany andDIU.
DIU is the national host of this international competition known as the Olympic for start-ups. This is for the second time Get in the Ring competition organized by DIU. Earlier in 2015, DIU organized this competition for the first time in the country
Addressing as the chief guest NBR Chairman Bhuyan said, Bangladesh is a country of immense opportunity and prospect. The young generation of this country is too much innovative. Get in the Ring competition will find out those meritorious guys which are discriminately stayed around the country. He also said that 'Get in the Ring' competition is a new concept in Bangladesh. He thanked DIU for introducing this new concept in the country. NBR Chairman also said that half of our total population is young who can play a potential role in economic development of the country and they have already begun to contribute to change the economy of Bangladesh through different kinds of SME's. They will make our country as developed country within a very short time, if they can get proper guideline and proper nursing, he added. He urged the young entrepreneurs to run their enterprise by following proper rules and regulations to attain success in their business quickly.