About eight businesses from the just ended GBT program in Ghana were in attendance to meet with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, whom among other duties, was interested to meet with young Ghanaian entrepreneurs who have benefited from startup accelerator programs.
The businesses (Groital, Eno Yaa Farms, Kente Master, Charis Gold, Coliba, Agri 360, Mr. Kitchen and Senam Foods) were led by Adwoa Agyemang (Operations Director, MBC Africa); who upon a call from the Prime Minister described the GBT program, its structure and maiden successes. A follow-up introduction of the businesses was made to Mr. Rutte.
An opportunity was offered to Peter Akanko, Co-Founder of Kente Master, to speak about his experiences and the enormous benefits of training, networking and coaching from the GBT program. After which he presented a customized stole from his business to the Prime Minister.
The group described the opportunity as a glorious and a dream come true; and felt new energies to trust in their growing businesses having been reminded of their importance in the socio-economic development of the nation, the continent and the world at large.