Get in the Ring

For the first time, Get in the Ring will be organized in Sierra Leone by GEN SL and Innovation SL during the Global Entrepreneurship Network in November. The Venue is the British Council on November 14th 2018. Get in the Ring gives startups a global podium to make valuable connections to start, grow and scale up their business. Get in …

Understanding Innovation in Salone

On  Friday September 15th GEN SL (Freetown Pitch Night )was part of an event explore the status of innovation in Sierra Leone. Five  Entrepreneurs presented their innovative solutions across the ecosystem in Sierra Leone.  A panel of judges provided feedback to each pitch with the aim of providing them with expert advice to steer the development of their ideas or …

FINIC IS AT IT AGAIN ! HAS INVENTED “BEST EVER” EFFECTIVE AND AFFORDABLE PALM OIL PROCESSING MACHINE.

The Fomel Industry and National Industrialization Centre called FINIC for short, is delighted yet again to make a publication about another invention. This publication is about an invention targeted at finding a solution to the drudgery problem of processing palm oil faced by small oil palm plantation holders. They are often limited to a drudgery ridden traditional systems that have …

Enabling the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Sierra Leone.

The term ‘ecosystem’ in a business context was coined by Moore (1993) in an article where he argued that businesses do not evolve as isolated entities but develop through interaction with suppliers, financiers and customers. Stam (2015) proposed entrepreneurial ecosystems are “a set of interdependent actors and factors coordinated in such a way that they enable productive entrepreneurship”.

Digital Disruption:- A game changer in Sierra Leone

“Disruptive innovation is transforming Africa’s economic potential, creating new target markets and unprecedented consumer choice.” Pwc The World Economic Forum states: “Africa is no longer looking to the rest of the world for their answers. Instead, they are creating their own through disruptive and transformative technologies. And many of these have the potential to answer global challenges around big topics …