1st Edition of the Sankalp Dhaka Summit- Report

In a significant milestone, the 1st Edition of the Sankalp Dhaka Summit was held at the Sheraton, Dhaka on the 19th March. The Dhaka Summit featured 40+ Global & Regional Speakers and was attended by over 160 pioneering change-makers from the country.

We were privileged to have as the Chief Guest to the Summit Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister, ICT Division, Govt. of Bangladesh, who shared the government’s commitment to strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Bangladesh, and support for the role of the Aavishkaar Group and Intellecap in the same. The Opening and Closing Plenary sessions featured noted industry leaders who presented their insights on catalysing the ecosystem and driving sustainable growth in the country, keeping business, climate and people in mind, as well as a live Deal room hosted in partnership with UCB PLC and UCBIL. The 4th CAIF Conclave convened leading voices from the RMG sector and explored what it would take to build the ecosystem and bring alignment across the value chain to accelerate the transition towards a green and circular future.

We would like to thank our Strategic Partners UCB PLC, UCBIL, IFC, Startup Bangladesh, the Doen Foundation and Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd., Knowledge Partners GAIN, Water.org, UNICEF, Aavishkaar Capital, Better Stories and VCPEAB, as well as all other partners for their support in making the Summit a resounding success. We remain committed to building an ecosystem of support for the Global South and welcome you all to this journey along with us.