Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey. These activities, from large-scale …

Foday Melvin Kamara- GEW SL 2017 Speaker

Mr Foday Melvin Kamara is one of the most formidable entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone. He started his business 20 years ago, with an investment of less than $100 (£63) which he had saved while in Germany. His company, Fomel Industry and National Industrialisation Centre (FINIC), is now worth more than $1m. Mr. Kamara is an brilliant designer and innovator. He …

GEW 2017 Pitch Competition November 13th -16th 2017

    To celebrate GEW 2017,  Freetown Pitch Night will organize an open Pitch Competition that will see a GEW SL 2017 Entrepreneur. Date Pitch Competition Time Venue Monday 13th November Pitch Comp A 18:30 Sensi tech Hub Tuesday 14th November Pitch Comp B 18:30 Sensi tech Hub Wednesday 15th November Pitch Comp C 18:30 Sensi Tech Hub Thursday 16th …

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 …

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 that the benefits of this …