Dhaka, May 29 (UNB) – Six promising entrepreneurs from Bangladesh have been selected to present their innovative work during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 to be held on June 3-5 in The Hague.
They highlighted their work during a meeting with the press on Wednesday organized by the embassies of The Netherlands and the United States of America in Dhaka.
The United States of America and The Kingdom of the Netherlands announced that some of the outstanding entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, supporters, and policymakers from around the world will attend the GES 2019 from June 3-5, in The Hague.
Co-hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and the Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and chaired by the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, GES 2019 is the ninth such gathering of entrepreneurs, business leaders, supporters, and government officials.
The entrepreneurial summit will center on innovative and promising ideas and projects from 1,200 specially selected ‘next generation entrepreneurs’ and aims to advance global entrepreneurship.
Global Entrepreneurship Summit GES 2019 could be a game changer for enterprises.
The Summit will gather 2,000 of the world’s most exciting entrepreneurs, 300+ top investors, policy makers, as well as leading American, Dutch and European corporates, and innovation ecosystem partners in five focus sectors: Agriculture/Food, Connectivity, Energy, Health, and Water.
GES 2019 is more than a meeting: it will engage entrepreneurs worldwide, inspire innovation, and showcase breakthrough technology, said a media release.
The Summit will promote “Deals that matter for everyone,” with an emphasis on connecting entrepreneurs and investors, and bringing together investors from all investor classes.
The 2019 Summit will highlight the critical importance of empowering women entrepreneurs with improved access to finance and full and equal partnerships.
Future Now Challenges
The theme of GES 2019 is The Future Now: bringing the right people together for GES 2019 can lead to solutions now, while creating road maps to future economic activity where innovation can deliver solutions to global challenges and create economic prosperity.
Future Now Challenges will focus on bringing a private sector approach to the next big challenges for our growing economies and countries.
Future Now Challenges will examine how artificial intelligence (AI), big data, block chain, internet of things (IoT), smart phone ubiquity and new scientific breakthroughs will transform and improve the five focus sectors.
GES 2019 is a collaborative venture between the Netherlands and the United States.
This year’s co-hosts are Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo.
The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Kaag, is the chair of the conference.
Speakers will address ways to support the next wave of entrepreneurship and innovation and the future of agriculture, connectivity, energy, health, and water.
The Summit will forge new connections through curated matchmaking and networking, workshops, and hands-on advice.