Feb, 2021

MetLife presents Capitalizer’21 organized by BUP Finance Society

Capitalizer, the first and the biggest investment strategy competition of this nation, is the flagship event of BUP Finance Society.  This year, the club took the event to a completely new level and hosted it's third iteration, MetLife presents Capitalizer'21 on 19th of February at the Sky Ballroom of Le Méridien Dhaka. A total of 157 teams participated from 27 universities across the country and the top 6 teams made it to the Grand Finale. 

BUP Finance Society is one of the prominent clubs of Bangladesh University of Professionals. The club aims to create a platform where students can enhance their knowledge and experience regarding the competitive business world through multitudinous events.

The 6 finalists had the honor of presenting in front of the Chief Guest of the event, His excellency Mr. Earl R. Miller, the US Ambassador to the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Along with him, the Special Guest at the event was Mr. Muhammad Ala Uddin Ahmad, General Manager, MetLife Bangladesh, and the Guest of Honor was Major General Md Moshfequr Rahman, SGP, SUP, ndc, psc, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Professionals. Other important figures present were M Abul Kashem Mozumder, Ph.D., Pro Vice-Chancellor, Brig Gen Md Moazzem Hossain, BGBM (BAR), PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Business Studies, Dr. Jannatul Ferdaous, Chairman of the Department of Finance & Banking and the Chief Patron of BUPFS and Farhana Yasmin, Chief Moderator of the club. The event was also graced by the presence of CEOs and bigger executives of various companies and other higher-ups of Bangladesh University of Professionals.

The event commenced from 4pm and by the end of the night 3 teams made it to the top. Team No Surprises from Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka won the title of 2nd runners up, Bottleneck from Bangladesh University of Professionals were 1st runners up and Team Medallion from Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka were crowned with the official title of Capitalizer'21. The entire team of BUPFS, led by President Abdullah Hill Nahian did a commendable job in successfully launching the event. The event was further facilitied by the generous assistance of MetLife, the Title Sponsor of the event. Members of Jamuna TV, media partner of the event were also present. Other partners of this grand event were Financial Express and Radio Shadhin.