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PUSPITA DAS

Puspita is a young HR Executive with almost 6 years of working experience in the field of HR & Admin. Prior to joining this role, she held executive roles in Techvision BD and Chittagong Grammar School, Chattogram.

Puspita completed her MBA in Human Resource Management from the State University of Bangladesh after attaining Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the International Islamic University of Chittagong.

She is a doer, with cooperative attitude and ready to take on new responsibilities. In her leisure time, she loves travelling and music.

 

Cell: +8801894803267

Email: puspita@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

 

NAZIA TUBUSSUM

Nazia joined Startup Bangladesh Limited with more than 4 years’ experience of working in the government sector of Bangladesh. Previously, she held the role of National Consultant of Finance for the a2i Programme of the ICT division, the Cabinet Division and UNDP.  Through working in the a2i programme in various capacity, she was directly involved with conducting due diligence on potential investments, analyzing their markets and financial projections, and negotiating deal terms for startups.

Nazia completed her MBA in Finance & Banking from Jahangirnagar University and is a self-motivated individual with judgment and an innate ability to solve financial and accounting problems. She has extensive experience with Financial Statements audits, reviews, compilations and audits for Governmental organizations.

In her leisure time, Nazia enjoys baking, doing yoga and loves to explore historical places.

 

Cell: +8801894803257

Email: nazia@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

 

NAZMUL HUDA CHRG

Nazmul is a well-rounded, result-oriented professional with over 10 years of experience in the Human Resource Management & Business Development field. He is an experienced human resources & talent leader, with a considerable strategic and commercial focus on the delivery of ‘best in class’ recruitment & selection, performance management, organization design, policy development, talent development, and employee engagement processes. Fully committed to delivering relevant HR solutions and aligned corporate strategic mission, he employs an inclusive leadership style to empower and advise managers, stakeholders, and colleagues to leverage talent towards strategic success.

A certified practitioner of Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) by Thomas International (UK) and Certified HR Generalist (CHRG) by World Academy of Research & Development (WARD). Nazmul holds an MBA degree from North South University with a specialization in Human Resource Management & Marketing. He also completed a year-long Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Marketing Management from Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM).
Nazmul possesses versatile leadership qualities and is passionate about human resource development. He enjoys watching documentaries and reading novels in his spare time.

 

Cell: +8801914296455, +8801894803258

Email: nazmul@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

 

 

Md. Anowar Jahid

Anowar Jahid has 7+ years of experience in portfolio investment and fund management in the Venture Capital Industry in Bangladesh, Jahid joined Startup Bangladesh Limited in December 2021. Before that Jahid have worked in the banking industry for a short span of time.

Prior to joining Startup Bangladesh Limited, Jahid worked with two leading Venture Capital organization in Bangladesh named BD Venture Limited (BDVL) and Bangladesh Venture Capital Limited (BVCL). Working in Venture Capital Industry, his areas of working were on but not limited to screening deals, analyzing Financial Statements, preparing & reviewing investment proposals, performing due diligence on potential investments, structuring and making deals, managing and monitoring portfolio companies, fund raising activities under Alternative Investment (VC, PE & Impact) Rule.

Aiming at achieving professional excellence, Jahid also got some training focusing on VC, Fintech and Valuation from both home and abroad.

Jahid holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from University of Dhaka with specialization in Finance.

 

Cell: +8801894803261

Email: jahid@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

 

Rashel Mia

Rashel joined Startup Bangladesh in 2022 and focuses on early and growth stage internet services and mobile technology startups. He is responsible for Sourcing and Screening Deals, Preparing Investment Thesis, Performing Due Diligence on Potential Business Investments, Structuring and Executing Deals, Managing and Monitoring Portfolio Companies at Startup Bangladesh.

Prior to Startup Bangladesh, Rashel worked with BD Venture Limited; a homegrown pioneer Venture Capital firm and CVC Finance Limited; a fast-paced Financial Institution licensed by the Central Bank of Bangladesh where he closed several Venture Capital and Private Equity Deals.

Having actively been involved in the startup ecosystem since 2015, he has developed a strong network of ecosystem players. He understands why startups blossom and why they fail, and how to lead them to grow. He loves interacting with entrepreneurs and helping them grow.

For strengthening his passion in Venture Capital and Private Equity, he has participated in numerous training and acquired considerable knowledge on Alternative Investment domain.
Rashel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with major in Finance & Banking, and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from Patuakhali Science and Technology University.

Cell: +8801787802505

Email: rashel@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

SHIB DHAR

Shib is an IT specialist with over 10 years’ experience in Tech Services organizations with expertise in Domain/Email/Website setup and migration, SSL installation, CDN setup, CICD design and holds wide knowledge of cloud hosting providers. Prior to this tole, he was the IT Infrastructure Engineer of Shaikevich Technology. Previously, he held managerial and administration & training coordinator roles in Greenland Training Center limited, Concitus after starting his career with Rangs Motors Ltd.

Shib completed his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from CUET (Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology) and holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree from University of Chittagong.  A problem solver with ability to fix technical server issues in real-time, he also has experience in development and production servers, AWS, Google cloud and workspace, Microsoft 365, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Skaffold, Rancher etc. He also coordinated several trainings of SEIP, PKSF, BACI, REHAB and SUDOKKHO during his career.

He is a team player, genuinely sincere and friendly in nature and his interests lie in new and advanced technologies, travel and gaming.

 

Cell: +8801894803256, +8801723594615

Email: shib@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

 

NAFIS ALAM

Nafis is a creative marketing professional with expertise in marketing, advertising and public relations. He brings over 9 years of experience in working with Multinational Corporations, Development & Government Sector including Asiatic MCL, Bitopi Advertising, Blues Communications Etc. Prior to this role, he was the team leader of the Mujib 100 website design, launch preparation & all digital marketing communications of the landmark campaign. Most recently he held the lead role of Mighty Byte Limited’s Brand management team and previously worked with a number of reputed local Marketing & Advertising Agencies which helped to garner his skills as a brand executive.

Nafis completed his Bachelors in Business Administartion (BBA) from North South University before starting his career in the marketing & advertising field. He is an ardent debater and established Dhaka Rajuk College’s Debate Club. He has taken part in numerous international debating events & won National & International championships in debating.

He is passionate about creating impactful marketing communications. He loves to travel, explore new ideas & mentor’s debaters in his spare time.

 

Cell: +8801894803255

Email: nafis@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

 

Md Dewan Adnan

Md Dewan Adnan joined the Startup Bangladesh Limited team in 2022 as an Investment Manager bringing over 8 years’ experience of working with startups, innovation and young leaders in Bangladesh. Prior to joining Startup Bangladesh Limited, he worked as a consultant for the Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDea) Project of ICT Division for almost 5 years. He was the primary consultant for the startups on behalf of the project and guided the startups as required. He also helped the project plan and manage several national-level programs like “Student to Startup” to boost the startup ecosystem of Bangladesh.

Adnan is an Electronic and Computer Engineer by training. He achieved his Bachelor of Science Degree from the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy.
Before working for the Government, he taught Computer Science and Engineering in two reputed private universities in Bangladesh. He loves to work with young leaders, meet people and visit new places.

 

Cell: +8801723551057, +8801894803254

Email: adnan@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

MOHSENA KHANOM ACCA

Mohsena is an ACCA, CIPFA Affiliate Member and IIAB Member along with CAT certification. She is also a qualified Income Tax Practitioner (ITP) of NBR. She graduated from Oxford Brookes University, UK in Applied Accounting and has completed Advanced Certificate for Management Professionals (ACMP 4.0) from IBA, University of Dhaka. In addition, she is an approved assessor and trainer of BACCO and worked for SEIP project team to develop the Finance Accounting Outsourcing competency standard (CS) and Competency Based Learning Materials (CBLM).

She brings more than 10 years’ experience with expertise in financial and management accounting with supply chain management. Prior to this role, she was the Head of Internal Audit & Compliance of BDCOM Online Limited; a leading name in the telecommunications services industry of Bangladesh. Throughout her career, she has also worked with several local startups and SME’s for their growth management under various capacity.

In her personal life, Mohsena is adventurous, a dreamer, loves to do photography and travel to local heritage sites.

 

Cell: +8801894803253, +8801552425947

Email: mohsena@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd

 

 

A.B.M. MONIRUL ISLAM

Monirul brings more than 17 years working experience in Government and Multinational Organizations and has hands on experience on corporate governance, companies act. Prior to this role, he was the Senior Consultant (Product Innovation Specialist) in the iDEA Project of ICT Division. This role enabled him to work closely with different Ministries of the Governement of Bangladesh; especially ICT Division, Finance, Legislative, Planning and Cabinet Division.

Earlier in his career, he held several Senior Managerial positions in the Private Telecommunications industry of Bangladesh, including experiences with Fiber & Home Limited (NTTN Operator in Bangladesh), Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited (1st Mobile Operator in Bangladesh) after starting his career as an Assitant Director of Bangladesh Bank, the Central Bank of Bangladesh.

Monirul completed his Bachelors in Computer Science & Engineering from (Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET). In his personal life, he likes to do mentoring, collecting and reading books and travelling whenever he can manage time.

 

Cell: +8801711930970, +8801894803252

Email: monirul@startupbangladeshvc.gov.bd