Ghost Kitchen Bangladesh at Global Startup Competitions

Publish: 3:14 PM, May 9, 2021 | Update: 3:14 PM, May 9, 2021

Ghost Kitchen Bangladesh (GKB), the first internet-based restaurant marketplace in Bangladesh, has recently accomplished a remarkable position in both Bangabandhu Innovation Grant (BIG) 2021 and Unicorn Battle Online.

The Bangabandhu Innovation Grant (BIG) is an initiative under the iDEA project of the ICT Division of Bangladesh Government, where the top one (01) startup will get 100,000 USD and the rest thirty-five (35) startups will get 10,00,000 BDT grant. Out of 3,000 applications, Ghost Kitchen Bangladesh has reached the top 65 list and waiting for the next rounds which are scheduled to start in May 2021.
On the other hand, Unicorn Battle is the largest pitch event in the world for the venture capital industry and extraordinary startups competing for the attention of the VCs and Corporations. In the Unicorn Battle Online GKB is proudly holding the position of Top 10 startups in South East Asia and the Oceania region. Based on the results of the Judges’ online voting, the startup with the highest score will be chosen as the winner of the Unicorn Battle and will represent the region at the Unicorn Cup Finals on May 13, 2021

Syed Tahmid Zaman, Co-Founder, and CEO of GKB, said, “For us at Ghost Kitchen Bangladesh, past few months have been very rewarding. Being in the Top 65 list at BIG 2021 and more recently Top 10 at Unicorn Battle is remarkable for a new startup like ours as we are just stepping into 7 months of operations. Within these few months of operation, we have established 4 Brands (Friggy’s, Party Pizza, Wrappo and Haleem Guys), 3 own-kitchens at Tejgaon, Moghbazar, and Banani, and 4 Fulfillment Partner kitchens, and the overall response from both the industry and our end-consumers has been amazing.”

Since the inception in July 2020 as a multiple cloud kitchen operator and a tech-enabled internet restaurant company with a portfolio of delivery-only brands in combination with technology and digital branding Ghost Kitchen Bangladesh (GKB) is distributed nationwide via Fulfillment Centers.