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(Nairobi, Kenya, 23 August 2018) – Leaders of 15 incubators, accelerators and seed funds were selected to participate in VilCap Communities Africa, an innovative programme led by Village Capital to accelerate the flow of capital to early-stage companies in sub-Saharan Africa. The programme is supported by the Impact Programme which is funded by the UK Department for…

Read More Leaders from 15 African Tech Hubs Selected for Programme to Spur Early-Stage Deal Flow

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GEN Sierra Leone has won a place on a prestigious scheme to help solve the problem of Africa’s ‘invisible innovators’. We are one of 15 elite ‘entrepreneur support organisations’ on the VilCap Communities Africa training programme, selected from hundreds across the continent. On the programme we will be introduced to the latest thinking in how…

Read More SIERRA LEONE ENTREPRENEURSHIP LEADER WINS PLACE ON PRESTIGIOUS PAN-AFRICAN PROGRAM

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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…

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

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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. “Entrepreneurship is the answer to the vexing economic questions facing Africa…

Read More Global Entrepreneurship Index- Sierra Leone 132/137

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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…

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