Category: Reports

February 7th  Freetown Pitch Night-Catalyst for Growth- BDS

  The theme for the February 7th  Freetown Pitch Night was “Catalyst for Growth- BDS ”. SME businesses have clearly grown in the last decade in West Africa and in Sierra Leone. Their development has often required external inputs from key government initiatives or NGO programs or other non-profits. Increasingly there has a paradigm shift […]

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Report: Freetown Pitch Night- October 4th 2017.

The theme for the October 4th Freetown Pitch Night was “Made in Sierra Leone-Local Building Constructions Materials ”. According to UNIDO by 2050, two-thirds of the global population will live in cities. This will put serious pressure on developing countries like Sierra Leone where local construction infrastructure is at an early stage. The use of […]

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Report: Freetown Pitch Night- September 6th 2017

The theme for the September 6th Freetown Pitch Night was “Disrupting Finance: Fintech”. FinTech stands for Financial Technologies,: technologies used and applied in the financial services sector. FinTech is coming to represent technologies that are disrupting traditional financial services, including mobile payments, money transfers, loans, fundraising, and asset management. “The sad fact is many of […]

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Freetown Pitch Night- August 2nd 2017

The theme for the August month Freetown Pitch Night was “The Circular Economy: Waste to Wealth”. A circular economy addresses mounting resource-related challenges for business and economies, and could generate growth, create jobs, and reduce environmental impacts, including carbon emissions. The circular economy’s potential for innovation, job creation and economic development is huge: estimates indicate […]

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