Elijah Amoo Addo had the honor to receive the Queen’s Young Leaders Award in London; an honorary that supports and celebrates exceptional young people aged 18-29 across the Commonwealth.
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 meetings with investors.
Ivy Barley, co-founder of Developers in Vogue and entrepreneur at the GBT Academy wins E-Skills for Girls Competition, a German initiative to increase female participation in the digital economy.
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.
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 to prepare them for the GBT Investors Conference in October.
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.
Our next event is the launch of the GBT Academy and Coaches program in Accra, Ghana on Friday 7 April at the Netherland’s Ambassador’s residence from 15.00hrs to 18.00hrs.
On the 31st of March each GBT Business Booster candidate will pitch their business plan for the ultimate prize: the opportunity to pitch his or her business idea at the international Investments conference in Ghana in October 2017.
15 motivated entrepreneurs gathered at the Amsterdam Health and Tech Institute on Friday the 3rd of March for the 5-week GBT Business Booster. The entrepreneurs briefly shared their business idea and how they plan to penetrate the Ghanaian market. Some of the entrepreneurs are born in the Netherlands and the other approximately live in the Netherlands for a minimum of 15 years.
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”.