Entrepreneurs in focus

Have a look at how Joshua Ayinbora, GBT pitch competition winner and Ivy Barley, GBT Alumni share how GBT has helped develop their skills, knowledge and entrepreneurship in a video interview by the Netherland’s Embassy in Ghana about private sector development.    Entrepreneurs in Focus gives an overview of the different initiatives geared towards private[…]

Groital Company wins GBT pitch competition in Accra

Almost two hundred people attended the GBT Startup Conference in Ghana, organized to promote the startup ecosystem in Ghana and give a selection of our GBT entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business for investors. Joshua Ayinbora, founder of Groital Company Limited, a pineapple grower, won the closely contested pitch competition between eleven startups.  The[…]

The GBT Academy prepares to pitch at the Start-up Conference

The entrepreneurs of the GBT Academy met up at the Netherlands’ Embassy in Accra on the 8th of September to prepare for pitch time in the wake of the upcoming Start-up Investors Conference. The session was led by Nelson Amo of Innohub. The 14 attending entrepreneurs were introduced to Jan Anne van der Veer, the[…]

The GBT Entrepreneurs Meet to Develop Their Marketing and Branding

The Growing Business Together Academy met up for monthly networking on the 4th of August at the MBC Office in Accra to learn on Marketing & Branding and Understanding the Tax Regime of Ghana.   The first half of the session was built to help the 13 attending entrepreneurs appreciate the importance of personal and product[…]

The GBT Business Booster Returns February 2018

Win a ticket to Ghana The GBT Business Booster, our five-week training program and pitch competition is now open for applications. Are you a Ghanaian based in the Netherlands? And do you have entrepreneurial ambitions in Ghana? Then find out how to apply for our program. Bridging the Gap The returning program trains 15 entrepreneurs[…]

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[…]