THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) PARTNERS WITH INNOVATION SL FOR A SPECIAL PITCH NIGHT TO HEAR COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS TO SIERRA LEONE’S PLASTIC PROBLEMS.

There can’t be anyone who has not experienced Sierra Leone’s problem with plastic waste. Abandoned plastic bags, water sachets and bottles litter the streets. They clog gutters and drainage channels, increasing the risk of flooding in our already flood-prone country. They wash up onto the beach, deter tourists, poison our fishing stocks and threaten the … Read moreTHE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) PARTNERS WITH INNOVATION SL FOR A SPECIAL PITCH NIGHT TO HEAR COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS TO SIERRA LEONE’S PLASTIC PROBLEMS.

IFC’s CASA Initiative in Sierra Leone

WHAT IS THE CASA INITIATIVE?
IFC’s CASA Initiative, launched in 2008, is helping design and implement integrated strategies specially targeted to support economic recovery in conflict-affected countries. The Initiative is supported by Ireland, the Netherlands, and Norway, while Denmark and Sweden provide additional support in South Sudan and Liberia respectively.

The CASA Initiative focuses on:

• Improving the business environment
through regulatory reform

• Strengthening small and medium
sized businesses and support
institutions, such as chambers of
commerce

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Freetown Pitch Night Report Theme: Mayor’s Pitch Night Special

With a focus on managing waste in Freetown, the “Mayor’s Pitch Night Special” held on 1st August, 2018 was an outstanding example of how Freetown’s business community can generate solutions to some of our most pressing problems. The event was opened by the Chairman of GEN Sierra Leone, Mr. Sheka Forna. He reiterated why Freetown … Read moreFreetown Pitch Night Report Theme: Mayor’s Pitch Night Special

Agtech:Freetown Pitch Night, May 16th, Venue, 232 Complex, Lumly Beach

The technological revolution has brought great changes to our lives – and agriculture is no exception. Today, it’s increasingly common to see sensors or drones as essential tools in the agronomical engineer or farmer’s toolkit.This movement has a name – agriculture technology, or AgTech. The number of startups around the world that have created tech … Read moreAgtech:Freetown Pitch Night, May 16th, Venue, 232 Complex, Lumly Beach

Apply to Pitch-Freetown Pitch Night- April 2018

“Disruptive innovation is transforming Africa’s economic potential, creating new target markets and unprecedented consumer choice. Capitalising on these potential opportunities demands a complete rethink of customer engagement and business development strategies”. Pwc Is your start up or company tapping into this huge and still largely untapped commercial potential. Are you doing any of these- 1.Driving … Read moreApply to Pitch-Freetown Pitch Night- April 2018

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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