Around 16,000 youngsters participated in this year's competition
Publish- November 27, 2020, 10:40 AM
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The fourth edition of Banglalink Ennovators, a digital ideation competition for innovative youngsters, ended on Thursday with the announcement of the top three teams.
The announcement came at the grand finale of the program, which was held virtually.
Around 16,000 youngsters participated in this year's competition.
Five teams presented their ideas at the grand finale, and the jury board picked the top three from them.
Team Decode clinched the top spot for its innovative idea on a skill development platform.
And Team White Collar Crew became the first-runner up and Team Blink the second runner-up for their ideas on gaming platforms.
Banglalink Chief Executive Officer Erik Aas said, "If such innovative youngsters are given the right opportunities, they can unleash their true potentials and come up with innovative digital strategies to tackle many socio-economic challenges."
All the top three teams will get a direct entry to Banglalink's "Assessment Center of the Strategic Assistant Program" along with attractive prizes.
Also, the top five teams will qualify for Banglalink's "Advanced Internship Program" and will participate in "Learn from Startups" and "Campus to Corporate."
Banglalink's Chief Human Resources and Administration Officer Monzula Morshed said, "Our digital mindset, innovation, and collaborative efforts enabled us to organize Ennovators under challenging circumstances during the pandemic."
The telecom operator has been organizing Ennovators since 2017.
Banglalink is a subsidiary of VEON Limited – a Nasdaq and Euronext listed connectivity provider headquartered in the Netherlands.