The future is for fempreneurs. 2022 is most certainly the year of the fempreneur! Freetown Pitch Night is inviting ideas from female founders and female led business to pitch their ideas. 51% of the population in Sierra Leone are women; 63% of the urban woman and even more in the rural areas operate micro-enterprises.Promoting women in Entrepreneurship is a precondition […]
The future is for fempreneurs.2021 is most certainly the year of the fempreneur! Freetown Pitch Night is inviting ideas from female founders and female led business to pitch their ideas. 51% of the population in Sierra Leone are women; 63% of the urban woman and even more in the rural areas operate micro-enterprises.Promoting women in Entrepreneurship is a precondition for […]
The Entrepreneurship World Cup is open for 2021 and is accepting applications – aiming to expand past the 175,000 contestants from 200+ countries in its first year. The program offers a chance to pitch on a global stage for a share of US$1 million in cash prizes plus additional investment opportunities and another US$750,000 in in-kind support. Innovation SL/GEN SL […]
Dear Partners,Season Greetings! We have been working on an Impact Report from 2017-2019. This report will be ready in Feb 2021. In the meantime, we have complied “Freetown Pitch Night in Pictures”. Please find two versions here(standard size and mini for bandwidth consideration). As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, Freetown Pitch Night only held 3 events in 2020.We will […]
AT FREETOWN PITCH NIGHT IN COLLABORATION WITH THE EU, THE PRIVATE SECTOR SHOWS HOW IT CAN BE PART OF THE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC
Written by Memuna Forna- Insight. Yesterday’s Pitch Night to hear sustainable commercial solutions to Sierra Leone’s single-use plastic problem, held at the EU Delegation at Leicester Peak, highlighted the potential of the private sector in Sierra Leone to be solutions providers instead of problem causers.The event, which was a collaboration between the EU and Innovation SL, was organised within the […]
THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) PARTNERS WITH INNOVATION SL FOR A SPECIAL PITCH NIGHT TO HEAR COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS TO SIERRA LEONE’S PLASTIC PROBLEMS.
By Memuna Forna- Insight Magazine. There can’t be anyone who has not experienced Sierra Leone’s problem with plastic waste. Abandoned plastic bags, water sachets and bottles litter the streets. They clog gutters and drainage channels, increasing the risk of flooding in our already flood-prone country. They wash up onto the beach, deter tourists, poison our fishing stocks and threaten the […]