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Tipu Munshi urges foreign investors, NRBs to invest in Bangladesh

Speakers at a seminar in the USA called upon foreign investors and non-resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) to invest in Bangladesh.

Startup Bangladesh Limited hosted the seminar titled “Bangladesh the Next Investment Frontier for Foreign Investors and Expatriates” at Silicon Valley in USA’s California Saturday morning.

The seminar was organized for US-based NRBs, potential investors and representatives from the business community in Los Angeles in collaboration with the commerce ministry of Bangladesh and the consulate general in LA.

Addressing the programme as chief guest, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi called upon the NRBs to get involved in Bangladesh anyway they can, and to give back to the country.

The people of Bangladesh will benefit from the experience and engagement of the vast NRB talents, he added.

The programme was participated by numerous globally prominent business leaders in the US technology sector, startup founders, venture fund founders, distinguished professionals from globally prominent companies in Silicon Valley of NRB community and government high-ups.

The participants also included academics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Hasan Arif, Chief Investment Officer of Startup Bangladesh, conducted the event.

Tina Jabeen, managing director and CEO of Startup Bangladesh Limited, facilitated an experience sharing session among the special guests, academics & NRBs.

She discussed the current state of foreign direct investment and strategies to encourage US investment partnerships with Bangladeshi startups.

The event partner was Bioscoke Film LLC.

Source: www.thedailystar.net