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Get in the Ring

For the first time, Get in the Ring will be organized in Sierra Leone by GEN SL and Innovation SL during the Global Entrepreneurship Network in November. The Venue is the British Council on November 14th 2018. Get in the Ring gives startups a global podium to make valuable connectionsRead More

Understanding Innovation in Salone

On  Friday September 15th GEN SL (Freetown Pitch Night )was part of an event explore the status of innovation in Sierra Leone. Five  Entrepreneurs presented their innovative solutions across the ecosystem in Sierra Leone.  A panel of judges provided feedback to each pitch with the aim of providing them withRead More

Leaders from 15 African Tech Hubs Selected for Programme to Spur Early-Stage Deal Flow

(Nairobi, Kenya, 23 August 2018) – Leaders of 15 incubators, accelerators and seed funds were selected to participate in VilCap Communities Africa, an innovative programme led by Village Capital to accelerate the flow of capital to early-stage companies in sub-Saharan Africa. The programme is supported by the Impact Programme which is fundedRead More


GEN Sierra Leone has won a place on a prestigious scheme to help solve the problem of Africa’s ‘invisible innovators’. We are one of 15 elite ‘entrepreneur support organisations’ on the VilCap Communities Africa training programme, selected from hundreds across the continent. On the programme we will be introduced toRead More

The 5 Ws of an Agribusiness Investment Forum… in Sierra Leone

What is this? An investment forum that will bring together investors, entrepreneurs, and other diasporas with key roles to play in supporting enterprise development in Sierra Leone to connect, interact, and problem-solve to enhance prospects for development of agribusiness enterprises that can contribute to inclusive growth in Sierra Leone.  ARead More