• 1st phase complete

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria
Apply/Eligibility Criteria

1st phase complete, we are taking no applications at the moment.

To be eligible, you must be able to answer "yes" to the following questions

The main operations of the business are located outside of the divisional cities (Barisal, Chittagong,
Dhaka, Khulna, Rajshahi and Sylhet)
The business has a trade licence (or equivalent government document), has been trading for at least one year and employs at least 5 people
The business maintains basic financial accounts and is prepared to disclose basic financial information
on a confidential basis.
The business has the potential and ambition to significally grow over the next 3 years. Your business will
typically need between 2 lac and 5 core taka in investment to achieve this growth.
The goods or services that your business supplies are not harmful to people or to the natural environment.
The business is run ethically. It pays tax, avoids bribes and speed money and pays its employees a fair
The person entering OPEN is the owner or main decision maker of the business. If selected for
Training Camp, they agree to pay a 10,000 bdt security deposit to secure their place. This will be refunded
in full on completion of Training Camp. Training Camp lasts for four days.

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