The GBT Academy Meets to Sharpen People Management Skills

The Growing Business Together Academy held its second Monthly meeting on the 8th of June at the MBC Africa Office to take the 20 young entrepreneurs through a session on People Management. The session is built to equip the entrepreneurs with the relevant skills and knowledge required to scale and grow their businesses.  This session[…]

GBT Entrepreneur Elijah Amoo Addo Receives Award from the Queen of the UK

Elijah Amoo Addo is a professional cook, the founder of Food for All Africa Programme and a GBT entrepreneur.  On the 29th of June, he had the honor to receive the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards in London; a programme that supports and celebrates exceptional young people aged 18-29 across the Commonwealth.   Elijah receives a unique package of training, mentoring[…]

GBT Academy entrepreneurs meet to develop financial models

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[…]

GBT Academy entrepreneurs partake in an inspiring Boot camp

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[…]

20 startups start fine tuning their business at the GBT Academy

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[…]

Ghana’s first comparison website wins GBT Business Booster pitch competition

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[…]

Impacting young entrepreneurship at the GBT launch in Ghana

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[…]

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100 Dutch-Ghanaians gather at the GBT kickoff in Amsterdam

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[…]

GBT and Young Ghanian Professionals

GBT and Young Ghanaian Professionals collaboration confirmed!

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[…]