EWC 2020 Offering US$1 Million In Cash Prizes, US$75 Million In-Kind Support

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is open for 2020 and is accepting applications from around the world – aiming to expand beyond the 102,000 contestants from 187 countries in its first year. The program offers a chance to pitch on a global stage for a share of US$1 million in cash prizes plus additional investment opportunities and another US$75 … Read moreEWC 2020 Offering US$1 Million In Cash Prizes, US$75 Million In-Kind Support

Global Entrepreneurship Index- Sierra Leone 132/137

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.

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Report: Freetown Pitch Night- December 6th 2017 Venue: 232, Lumley Beach.

The theme for the December 6th  Freetown Pitch Night was “Design for Development ”.

For the very first time, the Freetown Pitch Night had 5 students to pitch their business ideas. The students were from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology. All five will be graduating in 2019. Four of the students were from the faculty of Architecture and Design and one from the Faculty of Communication Media and Broadcasting.

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Report: Freetown Pitch Night- October 4th 2017

The theme for the October 4th Freetown Pitch Night was “Made in Sierra Leone-Local Building Constructions Materials ”.

According to UNIDO by 2050, two-thirds of the global population will live in cities. This will put serious pressure on developing countries like Sierra Leone where local construction infrastructure is at an early stage.

The use of local materials for the construction industry has wide ranging economic implications for Sierra Leone. It also speaks to the “circular economy”.

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Sierra Leone Brewery and GEN Sierra Leone Partnership

Mutzig and Global Entrepreneurs Network Sierra Leone have formed a partnership to support the new breed of entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone through monthly event called “Freetown Pitch Night” The Freetown Pitch Night is a platform that builds, nurtures and provides opportunities to a new breed of entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone. The partnership will therefore ensure … Read moreSierra Leone Brewery and GEN Sierra Leone Partnership