ABN Unite Participates in Global Entrepreneurship Week


November 17-21 is Global Entrepreneurship Week. All over the world there are events happening to inspire people to become self-starters and innovators.

ABN Unite started our month with our  flagship entrepreneurship network and skills development program, ABN SmartUp Festival.

Throughout the month of November, the YALI Network of the US Department of State also has been celebrating entrepreneurship by offering you advice, resources and inspirational stories on yali.state.gov

The next event is a #YALICHAT with young entrepreneur Sheena Lindahl, who launched her own business before she was 20 years old. As co-founder of Empact, she specializes in entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership events to help other people fulfill their entrepreneurial ambitions.

Here are the details of the chat: 


Interested in learning more before asking your questions? Read Sheena’s blog post to learn about her recent experiences working with entrepreneurs in Ghana and learn her top tips to finding a path to success with your entrepreneurial ideashttps://youngafricanleaders.state.gov/lessons-for-aspiring-young-entrepreneurs/.

Credit: Macon Phillips, Coordinator, Bureau of International Information Programs, US Department of State

ABN Smartup Festival Opens In Accra

Press Interview at ABN Smartup Festival Launch with ABN's Founder, I.K Adusei


Unite hosted young start ups and aspiring entrepreneurs in Ghana at the newly created SmartUp Festival on Friday, 7th November, 2014, 11:30am-2:00pm and on subsequent first Fridays of every month at the LECIAD American Corner, University of Ghana.

The November 7th SmartUp Festival is of the topic “Entrepreneurship & Technology: Using social media as a drive for small business growth.” The event will be facilitated by Mr. Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng, Social Media Assets Manager, US Embassy Accra & Nelson Klutse, CEO Intruptiv Tehnologies & creator of photo sharing app SUBA.

The Smartup Festival is a nonprofit motivated support to young start ups and aspiring entrepreneurs to get growth in the economy and to create more jobs. It is a platform for business networking, capacity building and business opportunities showcase for start ups and aspiring entrepreneurs.

The ABN Smartup Festival has support from the IRC US Embassy.

ABN SmartUp Festival is a monthly held practical knowledge base, networking and start up opportunity platform where entrepreneurs and professional business educators, and change movers of society come together for technical business information, experience, advice and opportunity presentations for start ups and aspiring entrepreneurs, predominantly between the ages of 18-35. The aim of ABN SmartUp Festival is to create a platform for networking and capacity building and to create business opportunity areas for start ups to enhance their business growth and reduce start ups collapse, thus promote economic growth and create sustainable jobs in Africa.


See photos here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.695918183836807.1073741830.499668633461764&type=1


More Start-ups Receive Capacity Building from ABN Unite

Capacity Building ABNABN Unite continues to spearhead the role of building  capacities of business start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs in Africa. With their aim of promoting entrepreneurship in Africa, the NGO through its yearlong training sessions continue to assist young and aspiring entrepreneurs and SMEs. Start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs are trained in areas of Business Building, Business Management, Access to Capital and Funding, Access to Modern Technology and Access toMarket.These training programs are made possible with the support of volunteers worldwide and local partners.

ABN Unite is a non-profit foundation of the ABN Organization which connect, train and network Small and Micro Enterprises (SMEs), start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs. It provides human resource training and capacity building toSMEs, start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs assisting them to kick start, grow and expand their businesses.


ABN Unite's Aspiring Entrepreneurs & Start ups Training supported by IRC US Embassy, Ghana.

Young aspiring entrepreneurs and start ups from across, Ghana received
training on entrepreneurship and research, on Tuesday, 22nd July,
2014, at the IRC US Embassy.
The training event supported by the Embassy focused on areas regarding:
team building, business research, business plan, business idea presentation,
among others. Participants of this training were young aspiring entrepreneurs
from the various tertiary institutions in Ghana.
The program which was facilitated by Africa Business Network (ABN) aims at building the capacity
of the next generation of Ghanaian entrepreneurs for that matter, Africa.

ABN Ends An 8 Week Training Program for Over 25 Business Start-ups

ABN Training for Start-ups

Africa Business Network  (ABN)on Thursday, April 24, ended an 8 week training session for over 25 start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs.  This training for business start-ups dubbed, the ABN Wealth Training Session was moderated by top business leaders including, Prince Adu-Afful, MD Sylprin Company Ltd and Albert Biga C.E.O Zoobashop.com. The 8 weeks training program took place in the University of Ghana to help business start-ups in areas of business building, investment and wealth creation. Participants after this training session have the opportunity for intensive placements in notable organizations to further strengthen their entrepreneurial acumen.




A session of young start-up participants pose with  the

C.E.O of Zoobashop.com, middle, and the ABN Team

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