Backed by the ‘Grameen’ family of social businesses and Netherlands Enterprise Agency, YY Goshti offers an intense, rapid, and immersive education to accelerate the life cycle of innovative social businesses. Our home grown social business incubation methodology creates direct interaction between experienced mentors and real-life office situation – so that the right kind of help is provided to the incubatees and the entrepreneurs can grow exponentially.

Incubatees are provided with mentorship, workspace, business services, accounting and legal counselling and seed funding.

YY Goshti Incubator

YY Goshti incubator offers a rapid, intense, immersive education for early stage social entrepreneurs who are striving to create a world of three zeros: zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero carbon emissions. Through our diverse pool of networks acquired through years of experience with the startup ecosystem and social businesses, YY Goshti’s incubation programme bridges you with world class mentors enabling you to navigate your journey and actualizing your social business aspirations.

The Digital Khichuri Challenge

Supported by Facebook, ICT Division & Startup Bangladesh, The Digital Khichuri Challenge is a creative competition organized by UNDP where YY Goshti is the Mentorship Partner. DKC has been launched with the idea of promoting the narratives of diversity, peace and tolerance in Bangladesh . An opportunity for young Bangladeshi changemakers to demonstrate their capacity in building a safe digital space, DKC bootcamp will equip the top teams with skills, resources and knowledge required to excel.

Blue Gold Innovation Challenge

YY Goshti, in collaboration with Blue Gold Program, hosted The Blue Gold Innovation Challenge (BGIC), A yearlong business incubation program aided by the Kingdom of The Netherlands, BGIC addressed water resource management, agriculture, and sustainable development of the South-West region of Bangladesh (Patuakhali and Khulna) through innovative business solutions.

NOTABLE STARTUPS

SEE WHAT OUR ALUMNI SAY ABOUT OUR PROGRAM

Our combining efforts with YY Goshti enabled us to put a successful business model for turning waste into a business opportunity.

FAHIM UDDIN SHUVO

-FOUNDER & CEO, GARBAGEMAN

Truly grateful to YY Goshti for introducing us to a huge pool of mentors and successful CEOs. Their stories really helped us to grow.

SHAMS BINTA ARFIN

-CEO, SHOYONG

From providing a seed fund to business development services, Avijatrik is indebted to YY Goshti for taking community tourism sector to another dimension.

NAZMUL ISLAM SHAON

-CO-FOUNDER & CEO, AVIJATRIK TOURISM LTD

It’s been an incredible journey that has helped us develop our business ideas, set foot in the Bangladesh social business networks, as well as keep team spirits high during challenging times.

MAARTJE PRONK

-PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, MAX TAPWATER

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New cohort application starts from December, 2020