EWC 2020 Offering US$1 Million in Cash Prizes, US$75 Million In-Kind Support

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is open for 2020 and is accepting applications from around the world – aiming to expand beyond the 102,000 contestants from 187 countries in its first year. The program offers a chance to pitch on a global stage for a share of US$1 million in cash prizes plus additional investment opportunities and another US$75 million in in-kind support. But EWC is morRead More…

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

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 in Sierra Leone. In order for entreprRead More…

The Significance of the Freetown Pitch Night

The significance of the Freetown Pitch Night becomes clear when we consider It is a critical element in an ecosystem that supports a new breed of entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone, Potential for GDP growth and job creation, and Attract Investors. First let me give an overview of the Pitch Night and its background. What is Pitch Night? Pitch Night is a night, which provides budding Read More…