Case Competition

The Prothom Ventures business case competition is intended to promote entrepreneurial talents in Bangladesh.
Below are the rules of the competition. Strict adherence to the rules below is required during the competition. Failure to comply with the rules may ultimately result in disqualification from the competition. Any doubts or disputes will ultimately be decided by the Prothom Ventures Management Team who has final authority in all matters related to the rules and the competition. If clarification is needed on an issue during the competition, please send an email to

Competition Timeline:

The competition will be open for the period of a calendar month. It will end promptly on 11:59 PM, May 15th, 2015.

Competition Awards:

  • Prothom Ventures will award one winner of the competition 2,00,000 taka (BDT) as an investment in their idea. The award payment will be made in installments to the winner over a predefined period of time. The winner will also receive mentorship and support for the duration of the project.
  • Two runner-ups will be provided mentorship and support for up to 12 months. At the end of this period, Prothom Ventures will make a decision whether to make any investment in any of these projects.

Rules of Participation:

  • Participants must be Bangladeshi citizen residing in Bangladesh.
  • Individuals or teams are eligible to apply.
  • Ideas must be technology-based solutions for real issues such as travel, health, education, media, security, finance, etc.
  • Competition will have two rounds:
    • First Round: Initial idea submission via email (using the Prothom Ventures Template). Deadline May 15th, 2015.
    • Final Round: Three finalists will be chosen for the final round, which will require a presentation to the Prothom Ventures Management.
    • Decision: A decision on the winner and the runner-ups will be made by the end of July 2015.
  • Prothom Ventures holds the right to not choose any winner(s) if submitted ideas do not meet evaluation standards.
  • Prothom Ventures holds the right to cancel the competition at any time.

How To Participate:

  • To participate send us your/team’s idea via email to
  • All participants must submit ideas using Prothom Ventures pitch template. Click here to download our pitch template.


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