THE EVENT THAT BREEDS ENTREPRENEURS
Empowering Youth to Solve the Sustainability Challenges by Measurable Impact
Megapreneurs 2018 Highlights
Finalist teams of Megapreneurs 2018
Plastic pollution is a major source of environmental pollution in Bangladesh. Crude+ is converting plastic waste into crude oil which will reduce this pollution & contribute to energy sector at a reasonable price.
Health is the key to all happiness. TeleDoc is ensuring that by providing:
a) Online consultation with doctors,
b) Diagnostic test booking & getting reports,
c) Buying medicine,
d) Ambulance service &
e) On demand physiotherapy.
Sexual harassment of women is a frequently occurring problem in our society. Through their smart wearable product, Beam is providing-
a) One tap connectivity to emergency & community,
b) GPS tracker,
c) Alert zone activation &
d) 3G module.
All the fish wastes are thrown into dustbins after they are processed. AquaLine is using those fish wastes to produce fish feed and fish oil with higher protein rate.
Food adulteration & low quality foods are a major problem in Bangladesh. Shotej is working to solve this problem by-
a) Connecting farmers with city buyers via mobile app &
b) Developing retail outlet and creating physical marketplace for organic fruits, vegetables & processed foods.
YSI is a Norwegian organization that brings together the best young entrepreneurial talents of the world, in a platform, for a five-month innovation program to find out solutions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
YSI Bangladesh, which was established in June, 2017, runs its activities according to the rules and views of its mother organization (YSI). The main view of YSI Bangladesh is to find out her best talented young entrepreneurial minds to solve different issues of this country related to SDG.
This year YSI Bangladesh is going to arrange the event ‘Megapreneurs 2018’, which is related to SDG no. 11 (Sustainable Cities & Communities). Traffic jam, lack of clean drinking water, improper waste management, water blockage etc. are some of the problems that we regularly face in this mega city. Megapreneurs (Entrepreneurs who deal with problems of mega cities) will work to alleviate these problems and improve living conditions of millions of people.
Some Special Moments of Megapreneurs 2018
The top 25 megapreneurs will get:
Award & Certificate
3 month online lead-up with top national & international mentors
12 days campaign at Dhaka city
Special media coverage in television, radio, newspapers & magazines
Seed funding from investors
1 to 1 investor meeting
1 to 1 mentoring
Opportunity to attend YSI Conference in Seoul, Shanghai & Singapore
Who are Megapreneurs?
What are the objectives of ‘Megapreneurs’?
Who can apply?
What’s the event schedule?
What is the SDG start-up accelerator program?
What are the evaluation metrics?
Where can I contact to learn more?
Gaustadalleen21, Oslo 0349,
House-47, Road-16, Nikunja-2, Dhaka