What Is North South University Startups Next?

NSU Startups Next (NSUSN) is an incubation program designed to inspire innovation, and support founders who want to scale their startups. At NSUSN, founders will learn from experts, form strong connections with those in the startup ecosystem and build a network, to create strong foundations for the rest of their journey as entrepreneurs.

The program will nurture the entrepreneurship spirit and assist young founders. NSUSN involves collaborations with academicians, stakeholders, and industry experts. In doing so, we hope to strengthen the startup ecosystem. We are looking for diversity in founders and ideas while keeping impact at the heart of it. NSUSN is aiming to nurture the next generation of founders of the country.

Committee Chair

Professor Atiqul Islam



Prof. Dr. Abdur Rob Khan

Dean, School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr Helal Ahammad

Dean, School of Business & Economics

Dr. Hasan Mahmud Reza

Dean, School of Health & Life Sciences

Prof. Dr. Javed Bari

Dean, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Dr. Tamgid Ahmed Chowdhury

Director, MBA & EMBA Programs

Dr. Zulkarin Jahangir

Director, NSUSN

External Members

Anita Ghazi Rahman

Founder & Partner, The Legal Circle

Farzana Kashfi

Development Practitioner

Nirjhor Rahman

CEO, Bangladesh Angels

Rahat Ahmed

Founding Partner & CEO, Anchorless Management

Dr. Farzana Nahid

Director, NSU Startups Next

Mohammed Abdul Mumin Evan

Coordinator, NSU Startups Next

Ishti Alam

Program Assistant, NSU Startups Next

Samuel Mursalin

Coordinator, NSU Startups Next

Nomrota Sarker

Program Assistant, NSU Startups Next

Nusrat Aziz

Program Associate, NSU Startups Next

Reaz Mahmud

Admin Assistant, NSU Startups Next

Inaugural Cohort

Inaugural Cohort