Advising development agencies,
Corporations, and family foundations
To take their social impact
agenda forward

emerging talents

Invest in early-stage

Curated learning

Meet our Founder

Shazeeb M Khairul Islam is an Obama Scholar at Columbia University in the City of New York and the founder of YY Ventures, a social business company that builds, accelerates and invests in social businesses reducing poverty, unemployment, and carbon emissions. Before founding YY Ventures, Shazeeb led the establishment of Bangladesh’s first independent social business incubator, ‘YY Goshti,’ which has backed 50+ social entrepreneurs since 2016 who have impacted the lives of more than 100,000 people. Previously, Shazeeb was the Founding Country Director of YGAP in Bangladesh, an innovative international development nonprofit that supports local entrepreneurs with local solutions and Country Advisor at Give2Asia, a U.S. based non-profit funding vetted community-based organizations that are addressing the most pressing issues at the local level.

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