Women In Energy

Tell us about your start-up/business. What’s your 30 second elevator pitch? We are producing clean cooking stoves; our aim is to change people’s mindset to stop polluting the environment and save the planet 2. What need or problem are you solving?  We are saving the environment from emission of black carbon smoke, reducing deforestation and … Read moreWomen In Energy

Freetown Pitch Night

Dear Partners,Season Greetings! We have been working on an Impact Report from 2017-2019. This report will be ready in Feb 2021. In the meantime, we have complied “Freetown Pitch Night in Pictures”. Please find two versions here(standard size and mini for bandwidth consideration). As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Freetown Pitch Night only held … Read moreFreetown Pitch Night

PRELIMINARY REPORT 2019 AND OUTLOOK FOR 2020– INNOVATION SL

Innovation SL Ltd is an Entrepreneur Support Organisation (ESO) established in March 2017. The founder is a Sierra Leonean born Norwegian with 20 years in Entrepreneurship ecosystem development. One of the primary motivations in establishing Innovation SL was to deviate from the standard approach to nurturing innovators in Sierra Leone- through innovation competitions and award ceremonies that focus on the top 3 winners out of 50 submissions. It was also the usual practice for cash prizes to be handed over to the winners with no proper or adequate follow up.

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Towards building an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem- Global Entrepreneurship Week and Freetown Pitch Night-The Role and Significance of the Freetown Pitch Night

From November 13th to the November 17th the world, including Sierra Leone, will celebrate the Global Entrepreneurship Week. Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch start-ups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

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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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