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
Raida Shifat
Associate

Raida Shifat
Associate
Akkie Okma
Technical Advisor

Akkie Okma
Technical Advisor
Shefaz Been Rahim
Community Manager

Shefaz Been Rahim
Community Manager
Khalid Hossain
Director, YY Goshti Design

Khalid Hossain
Director, YY Goshti Design
Ishrar Hasan
Associate

Ishrar Hasan
Associate

What We Do

We Help Social Businesses Get Up & Running

YYG Incubator

YY Goshti offers an intense, rapid, and immersive education to accelerate the life cycle of innovative social businesses, compressing years of ‘learning-by-doing’ into 9 months. We have supported 23 social entrepreneurs delivering impact in Bangladesh in the field of agriculture, water, and sustainable communities.

YYG Co-Work

Whether you need a quite co-working space, an open area to work your creative aura or a meeting room to brainstorm those ideas, YY Goshti Co-Working Space is the right space for you in Dhaka. Take your business to new heights with our vibrant, energized workspaces in Mirpur DOHS and Dhanmondi.

YYG Advisory Services

YY Goshti Advisory Services focuses on networking, learning opportunities and facilitating access to Social Business Funds & investible startups. Our Advisory Services also include the initiation and management of tailored Accelerator Programs in partnership with corporations, venture capital funds, and development partners.

Our Partners