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Ghana Start-up Network to Host 5th Young Entrepreneurs Summit and Awards

Press Release

Dec. 16, 2021, 8:18 a.m.

The Ghana Start-up Network, operated by Youth Business Network Foundation, host the 5th edition of the annual Young Entrepreneurs Summit, Expo and Awards, scheduled for 16th December, in Accra.

Speaking to Digital Times Africa, Mr Solomon Adjei - Executive Director of the Youth Business Network Foundation, iterated, “This event brings together youth, women and young entrepreneurs across Ghana, together with key industry players to identify, empower and recognize young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial individuals who defy the harsh entrepreneurial challenges facing the youth to establish on their own.”

Under the theme; “Amplify the Voice and Support for Youth, Women and SME Businesses in AfCFTA implementation”, the Summit will engage key experts to sensitise the youth and SMEs in general on the tremendous benefits of the Free Trade Area and how they can maximise its full potential, as well as parallel sections on Investment, Social Entrepreneurship, Student Entrepreneurship, Climate Change, among others.

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What to Expect at the Summit:

The summit will feature Keynote presentations, Panel Discussions, amongst other outlined activities.

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The Awards:

The Awards session will place a high value on innovative, enduring and daring individuals who realise bold and clear-sighted ideas to establish businesses that create job opportunities for others, thus complementing existing efforts to solve Ghana’s development needs.

Some benefits to the awardees participating in this year’s Young Entrepreneur awards include:

  • Customised periodic Capacity Building/training on vital topical issues necessary for business growth
  • Access to markets via showcasing nominees’ businesses to the global community via a dedicated online platform
  • Strategic linkages to critical financial institutions and funding partners
  • Exchange program to a country, to be decided on
  • Extended publicity via social media and traditional media
  • Strategic exposure and networking
  • Access to mentors and business consultants for a year
  • Winners’ plaques, citations and certificates.


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