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GEW Sierra Leone 2018

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GEW Sierra Leone 2018

 

Global Entrepreneurship Week (“GEW” or “the Week”) is a large-scale campaign that is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators, who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

It occurs each November in more than 160 countries through roughly 25,000 events and 9 million participants – celebrating entrepreneurs, supporting entrepreneurial activity and fostering a greater understanding of the importance of entrepreneurship to innovation and economic growth.

GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities.Read More »GEW Sierra Leone 2018

Global Entrepreneurship Index- Sierra Leone 132/137. What can we do to improve our position

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This is a follow up to the article published on January 9th 2018.

The Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI) is a composite indicator of the health of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in a given country. The entrepreneurship ecosystem is the important factor here. I have written several pieces in this newspaper advocating for a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem in Sierra Leone. In order for entrepreneurship and innovation to play the crucial in creating jobs and growing our economy, we need to develop value creating  and high growth entrepreneurs.Read More »Global Entrepreneurship Index- Sierra Leone 132/137. What can we do to improve our position