Mr. Ashok Rao, Global President of Tie and Ms. Sonia Bashir, founder president of TiE Dhaka visited Grameen Solutions on 24th March 2014. Nobel laureate Professor Mohammad Yunus, Chairman of GSL, members of BOD, Mr. Aziz U Ahmad, Managing Director and Brig Gen (rtd) Tehsin Hasan, Executive Director, GSL were present in the meeting.
TiE was founded in Silicon Valley in 1992 by a group of entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region and has grown to 11,000 members in 60 chapters across 17 countries.
Dr. Yunus mentioned that he strongly believes that Information and Communication Technology can play an important role in the reduction of poverty. He said we have not yet tapped into the true capabilities of technology to transform the lives of the poor. Mr. Ashok Rao expressed his full support on behalf of Tie and said the goal of the organization is to create an ecosystem for new entrepreneurs so that they can fulfill their dreams.