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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria
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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
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1
The main operations of the business are located outside of the divisional cities (Barisal, Chittagong,
Dhaka, Khulna, Rajshahi and Sylhet)
2
The business has a trade licence (or equivalent government document), has been trading for at least one year and employs at least 5 people
3
The business maintains basic financial accounts and is prepared to disclose basic financial information
on a confidential basis.
4
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.
5
The goods or services that your business supplies are not harmful to people or to the natural environment.
6
The business is run ethically. It pays tax, avoids bribes and speed money and pays its employees a fair
wage.
7
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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