In partnership with Grameenphone Ltd., Startup Dhaka launched the GP Accelerator Program in 2015. This is a 4- month boot camp that provides seed funding, expert mentors, top-notch curricula, in-house development resources, investor access and more. The program has already completed 5 batches with 20 successful graduates operating in the local and international market now.
The selected startups receive USD 15,000 in seed funding each, around USD 11200 worth of Amazon web services credit (AWS), and office space in GPHouse. Veteran investors, industry experts, and professionals help the startups with critical elements like term sheet, valuation, financial modeling to speed up their progress. The total value of all the support provided to each team is to be approximately BDT 65 lacs.
Startup Dhaka helps find, invest in, and grow great teams with innovative technology and ambitions. The program is designed to work with companies in a set vertical (e.g. fintech, foodtech, enterprise tech, etc.) for 4 months. Using a structured online curriculum and access to mentorship, the accelerator program is building a portfolio of innovation.