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OPEN Accelerator OPEN Accelerator (’OPEN’) is designed to find, support and celebrate the best rural entrepreneurs in Bangladesh.

Accelerator / Incubator

OVERVIEW

Description

OPEN supports the best rural entrepreneurs in Bangladesh by linking them into investors, mentors and service providers which already exist in the market.

Strong media interest enables real life success stories from the program to be shared widely and cost effectively to inform and inspire other rural entrepreneurs.

PROGRAM DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS

Program Details

OPEN Accelerator is designed for fast growing rural entrepreneurs throughout Bangladesh. Visit our website for the eligibility and assessment criteria.

For more Information

open-accelerator.org/index.php/en/home/eligibilitycriteria.html

SUPPORTING VENTURES IN THESE SECTORS

  • Agriculture
  • Arts, Culture, Handicrafts
  • Clean and Green Technology
  • Communications / Media / ICT
  • Education
  • Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation
  • Energy
  • Enterprise Development, SME
  • Environment, Climate Change
  • Fair Trade, Organic Products
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Health
  • Housing, Shelter, Homelessness
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources / Conservation
  • Other
  • Sanitation, Waste Management
  • Tech
  • Water
  • Web, SaaS, Online Tech
  • Women, Girls

supporting ventures in these regions

  • Southeast Asia

TYPES OF COMPANIES ACCEPTED

  • For Profit
  • Hybrid

TEAM Members

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FIONA NICHOLSON

Fiona is passionate about seeing the global gap between rich and poor bridged, particularly in the area of access to finance.

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JERRY NICHOLSON

Jerry is a Chartered Accountant and angel investor, with a passion to ignite the potential of capable but underserved entrepreneurs.

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