The Dutch Embassy is the initiator of the GBT programs and uses their networks and facilities to actively support our programs.
Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) encourages entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business.
iMPACT Booster helps businesses enter emerging economies to counter the shortage in our global food production.
The Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council ( GNBCC) is a collaboration of the Netherlands African Business Council and the former Ghana Netherlands Chamber of Commerce and Culture.
MBC Africa provides an enabling environment for agribusinesses in Africa by integrating the business services they need to grow onto one single platform.
The Sankofa Foundation is an initiative of the Ghanaian community in the Netherlands. Sankofa comes from the working group Akwaaba The Hague.
The Lundin Foundation is a non-profit organization registered under the law of Canada. It is supported through contributions from the Lundin Group Companies, Global Affairs Canada and private donors.
EMSA assists companies to develop and use the potential of the private sector in Africa in providing tailor-made advice with regard to strategy and business development.
Promoting and fostering young entrepreneurship is key to Ghana’s future. Growing Business Together (GBT) is a startup acceleration program to achieve just that. With the support of the Netherlands. We organize a business academy for young entrepreneurs in Ghana, and a startup boot camp in the Netherlands. Read more
Improve entrepreneurial skills of 15 entrepreneurs in the Netherlands
Improve and enhance interaction between 30 entrepreneurs in Ghana
Are you interested to boost your company? We invite, inspire and challenge Ghanaian startups and small businesses with growth potential to apply for the GBT Coaches Program and GBT Academy.
The entrepreneurs of the Growing Business Together Academy met for their first monthly meeting at the Dutch Embassy in Accra in May to learn financial modeling and how to prepare for investor meetings. The first monthly networking session gave the entrepreneurs a technical proficiency and practical understanding of how to develop their own financial model[…]
The 20 selected GBT entrepreneurs learn about business modelling, go-to market strategies, financial modelling, customer relations and more at the GBT Bootcamp. A 5-day intensive week of training from 10 to 14 April. @GBTGhanaNL Inspiring Bootcamp GBT Ghana Entrepreneurs we look back, with Prof. Gordon Kwesi pic.twitter.com/lHubThcAe7 — Priscilla Ofori (@OforiP) April 18, 2017 Next Stop[…]
A selected group of Ghanaian entrepreneurs and Business Coaches were welcomed at the launch of the GBT Academy on Friday the 7th of April at the Netherland’s ambassador residence in Accra for matchmaking and to prepare them for the GBT Investors Conference in October. Brilliant evening at the launch of @GBTGhanaNL Academy and Coaches Program[…]
After 5 weeks of intensive training, the participants of the GBT Business Booster pitched their business plan to an audience of over 50 people and a jury at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency in The Hague on the 31st of March. The winner, Nii-Nmai Dsane, founder of Ghanacompares.com took home the ultimate prize: a ticket to[…]
15 motivated entrepreneurs gathered at the Amsterdam Health and Technology Institute on Friday the 3rd of March for the 5-week GBT Business Booster. “We need the Ghanaian Diaspora to actually understand what people in Africa want”, emphasized George Duncan (GBT program manager) when starting the first day of training. Shaping your business The entrepreneurs briefly[…]
The Growing Business Together kickoff in Accra was a success! Over 170 young entrepreneurs engaged with us about starting your business in Ghana. The launch, which took place on 26 January at the Netherland’s ambassador’s residence, was held under theme “Accelerating young entrepreneurs”. The Dutch Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency Ron Strikker in his welcome[…]
More than 100 Dutch-Ghanaian joined us Saturday 17 December to learn more about what it takes to fulfill your ambition as an entrepreneur at the kick-off of our program Growing Business Together (GBT) in the Netherlands. We organized the event with Young Ghanaian Professionals. “If you start a business, you can never lose. You either[…]
We are delighted to announce our collaboration with Young Ghanaian Professionals Benelux, a Dutch based association consisting of professionals and students of Ghanaian heritage. With the goal to involve the Ghanaian community in the Netherlands with our programs, we will work closely to recruit our 15 candidates for the GBT Business Booster taking place in[…]
George Duncan is currently working in Ghana with our local partners to finalize the program’s planning. He is used to split his time between his home country and the Netherlands, where he has been living for over 25 years. George is a successful entrepreneur and business consultant. He is also the founder and director of[…]