The investments into four Nobin Udyokta businesses were announced today at the 107th Social Business Design Lab. The four young entrepreneurs, who are children of Grameen Bank borrowers, are seen in the photo with Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus.
The 107th Social Business Design Lab organized by Yunus Centre took place today on 29th August 2015 at the Grameen Bank Auditorium. Around 150 participants and observers, from national and international organizations with diverse background attended the program, including a large number of international participants.
The Design Lab was chaired by Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. He opened the lab with welcoming remarks to the audience including those tuning in via live stream. Professor Yunus explained the process of the Lab, to review and assess social business plans of entrepreneurs. He reported that to date since January 2013, a total of 1553 projects have been presented during last 107 Design Labs of which 1528 projects were approved for investment, and most of these already in operation.