Grameenphone recently hosted the GP Accelerator 3.0 “Demo Day” at the GP headquarters, where six participating startups pitched their ventures to potential investors.
Mohsina Yasmin, Executive Member, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority, Yasir Azman, CEO, Grameenphone, Hans Martin Hoegh Henrichsen, CCAO, Grameenphone and other higher officials, along with investors and guests, were also present during the Demo Day event.
The journey of the GP Accelerator this year began in February with the 7th batch of startups.
The six startups showcasing their own prospects at the event were: iPage, AirWrk, Lilac, Onnow, OneThread, and Game of Eleven.
iPage is an agritech startup that uses data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to help smallholder farmers connect to the larger value chain. They have launched a digital system for smallholder farmers to provide information and advice on market demand, capital, insurance, and mechanisation.
Airwrk is working to connect Bangladeshi tech talents to the global market. Large companies at home and abroad can find professional technicians selected on this platform.
Lilac is Bangladesh’s first digital wellness platform focused on women’s reproductive health. Its journey began in 2021 by creating a subscription-based period care service to better address women’s menstrual issues.
Onnow is an internet restaurant platform whose journey began with the aim of helping small restaurants in Bangladesh with technology, digital marketing, food safety, and cost-effective food preparation methods.
OneThread is a Bangladeshi Project Management SAAS (Software-as-a-Service) designed for agencies, startups, and online merchants to manage internal tasks and communication.
Game of Eleven is a fantasy sports platform who are working to bring Bangladesh’s over 20 million global fantasy sports users to a local platform.
Grameenphone collaborated with BetterStories Limited, LightCastle Partners, and Upskill for GP Accelerator 3.0.