Three teams have won FBCCI Solveathon through final judging held on 16 February at its office.
The FBCCI Solveathon powered by MIT Solve, executed by FBCCI Tech C was organised for the first time in Bangladesh, said a press release on Wednesday.
A total of five teams-Team Aftergrad, Team D4A (Data 4 All), Team KRI Shop, Team Local Tesla Shakti Shonchoy, and Team Sushasto participated in the final round.
Out of five teams, Team Aftergrad, Team KRI Shop and Team Sushasto have won for their theme on Edu Tech, Agri Tech and Health Tech respectively. Name of winner teams will be declared in the closing ceremony later.
This event is an initiative of The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI), in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
The best three teams have been selected after various skill tests. These startups will be awarded later.
FBCCI President Sheikh Fazle Fahim delivered welcome speech while FBCCI Technology Adviser Sonia Bashir Kabir moderated the program.
Sheikh Fazle Fahim said, "I believe this platform will create great opportunities in terms of entrepreneurship training of talented youth to guide and assist the talented individuals of the country who can exploit the power of technology to work on challenges and be a part of global community and represent Bangladesh globally."
Robi CEO Mahtab Ahmed; Grameenphone CEO Yasir Azman; IPDC Finance Limited CEO Mominul Islam; Citi Bank Bangladesh MD and Citi Country Officer Shekar N Rajashekaran; Dhaka University Professor Lafifa Jamal; Dhaka University IBA Prof Dr Syed Ferhat Anwar; BRAC University Chairperson Tamara Abed and Ambassador (Retd) Md Abdul Hannan were the Judges of the final event.
Digiland Co-Founder & CEO Niklas Friese; Deligram Founder & CEO Waiz Rahim; Solshare Founder & CEO Sebastian Groh; Doctor Koi Co-Founder & CEO Sadman Soeb; Priyoshop Co-Founder & CEO Asikul Alam Khan; Dana Co-Founder & CEO Gazi Yar were the facilitators of the teams.
Earlier, 150 individuals had been selected from more than 500 registered applicants coming from different districts of the country, including Dhaka, Chattogram, Rajshahi, Sylhet, and Khulna.
A total of 10 teams were formed with the participating candidates.