How Ghanaian-Dutch compete to start their business in Ghana

Fourteen Dutch-Ghanaian entrepreneurs keen to start their businesses in Ghana competed on Friday 23rd of March 2018 in The Hague to win a 10-day validation trip to Africa’s fastest-growing economy. After an intensive 5-week training, only five of them could win a return ticket to Ghana. Curious how the entrepreneurs impressed the jury? Watch the[…]

The GBT Business Booster kicks off in Amsterdam

Fourteen selected Ghanaian-Dutch entrepreneurs who are keen to start a business in Ghana met up for the first business booster on Friday 23 February in Amsterdam. How to impact the Ghanaian economy with a start-up? And how to build a solid business case and pitch it to a potential funder? That was the focus of[…]

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[…]

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[…]