Why We Exist

We are on a mission to create an enabling environment that inspires and encourages innovation & Social Business. We support early stage social businesses with training, mentorship, community and resources so they can build scalable social businesses that tackles poverty, unemployment and carbon emission.

At YY Goshti, we bring together enthusiastic young entrepreneurs and help them shape their ideas into viable social business enterprises. Here one gets the opportunity to refine their ideas, develop the products and services and get mentorship from successful social entrepreneurs who have built businesses that have significantly and measurably improved lives.

Our Vision

We envision a world with zero poverty, zero unemployment & zero net carbon emission.

Our Approach

We support and fund early stage social entrepreneurs who drive change in their communities.

Who We Are

We are a team of social business entrepreneurs, designers, makers and strategy consultants

Shazeeb Islam
Founder & CEO

Shazeeb Islam
Founder & CEO
Akkie Okma
Technical Advisor

Akkie Okma
Technical Advisor
Khalid Hossain
Director, YY Goshti Design

Khalid Hossain
Director, YY Goshti Design

What We Do

We Help Social Businesses Get Up & Running

Social Business Incubation

Our incubation program gives entrepreneurs an intense, rapid, and immersive education to accelerate the life cycle of innovative social businesses, compressing years of ‘learning-by-doing’ into 9 months.

Coworking Space

YY Goshti Space provides the amenities that ear need to delve into your work with the music, coffee, and conversation of the YY Goshti community to support you.

Accelerator Management

We initiate, facilitate and manage startup accelerator programs in partnership with funds and Development agencies (e.g. Agribusiness Booster Bangladesh Ltd, Blue Gold Program, EMK Center).

Advisory Service

We advise Corporations & Development Partners in utilising their competencies and resources to kickstart and support social businesses.

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Our Partners