With a mission to empower every Individual and every organization on the planet in 2015 Microsoft joined hands with country’s largest youth network Young Bangla and introduced a series of initiatives to contribute in building Digital Bangladesh.

To prepare the university students to face the technological uncertainty of the future job market, Microsoft- Young Bangla partnership has introduced the Internship program to promote tech-entrepreneurship throughout the country.

Microsoft – Young Bangla Internship Program
In 2016 and 2017, 750 Students received this internship opportunity where top 3 teams received seed funding. In 2018, 600 Students got enrolled in March batch and 750 More in September Batch. This partnership is celebrating the completion of 2100 Youth enrollment through this Internship program in the Microsoft Young Bangla Summit 2018.

Service Engineering Training
To decentralize service based solutions for common technological problems in grass roots Microsoft trained 400 youth throughout the country on Service Engineering.

Tech Hubs
Joy Bangla Youth Award winners in 2015 and 2017 received Microsoft Young Bangla Computer labs known as ‘Tech-Hub’.
So far 7 organizations in 7 different districts has a Tech-Hub successfully placed. So far 6000 grass root students has received ICT based skill development training in these Tech-Hubs. Microsoft Young Bangla Partnership is proud to announce the completion of building 64 Tech-hubs in 64 Districts right after the results of Joy Bangla Youth Awards 2018.

Microsoft Digital Literacy in SRDLs
This partnership has also empowered the Government Initiatives like: Sheikh Russell Digital Labs where Young Bangla has trained 51000 Students in 46 districts under Digital Literacy program. 63 Young Bangla Youth Achievers from different organizations and initiatives were made Brand Ambassador of Microsoft including more than 50 female achievers.

Connecting The Grassroots with Successful Start Up
Apart from creating new startups, this partnership has also facilitated existing renowned startups like: Augmedix, Sheba xyz, Solshare and Priyoshop.
More than 200 Youth got the opportunity to get recruited as a Scribe in Augmedix where the target is set to create 10,000 Micro-entrepreneur across the country through Sheba xyz.

Eculator
Apart from providing seed funds only this partnership is going to provide shareable office space under a new platform initiated by Microsoft Young Bangla where they’ll receive 2.5 months of Incubation and 3.5 months of Acceleration with mentoring.

Each One Teach One
This partnership also has a target to increase the number of technological inclusion of women up to 1 crore more in Bangladesh by 2018 through Each One Teach One program.

Microsoft Young Bangla Platform is looking forward to empower E-village initiative. More than 56,000 Young Bangla family members will get direct benefit from this initiative where Microsoft will provide the technical support. Microsoft Young Bangla partnership has just completed its first phase and more amazing opportunities are yet to come for empowering the youth.

Microsoft-Youngbangla Summit 2018
http://youngbangla.org/ePub/MS-YB-Summit-2018-Flyer.pdf