Ghana Climate Innovation Centre Launches Investor Directory for Entrepreneurs and SMEs

The lack of access to finance and dearth of information about where entrepreneurs can seek financing for their ventures remain the biggest barriers for entrepreneurs seeking to scale within the entrepreneurship eco-system. As a response to this need, the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) on 2nd March 2020 launched the GCIC Investor Directory, Ghana’s very first online directory of funds …

Innovation for Our Future – The Ghana Climate Innovation Centre’s Incubating Innovation 2020 commences

Ashesi University’s Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) commences its annual thought leadership programme, Incubating Innovation.  Incubating Innovation’s series of forums, workshops and seminars focused on the entrepreneurial ecosystem, climate innovation, the green economy and building a climate-resilient economy commences on Monday 2nd March 2020 and will culminate in the Centre’s flagship annual symposium on Thursday 19th March 2020. Incubating Innovation …

Climate Launchpad Ghana 2020 Commences

Climate Launchpad, the biggest global green business ideas competition, has opened applications for the 2020 edition in Ghana. Climate Launchpad 2020, which will be run in Ghana and 55 other countries, gives the opportunity to aspiring entrepreneurs to share their ideas and solutions to climate change and through the competition get a shot at growing them. In Ghana, it is …

Planting Without Soil …A Young Entrepreneur’s Innovation

Innovation is what’s driving today’s world. That’s why businesses are told to innovate or die. One area where innovation is really needed on our continent is the agriculture sector – and a lot of startups are trying in this regard. This week, the B&FT’s Inspiring Startups caught up with a young man whose passion for innovation made him ignore his …

GCIC Graduates 20 Entrepreneurs for Cohort 4

The Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) has graduated 20 vibrant entrepreneurs innovating solutions to climate change after 12 months of the incubation programme, to play their roles to strengthen the circular economy. These entrepreneurs, making up GCIC Cohort 4 included 3 females and 17 males. They brought the total number of incubated businesses to 83 since inception of GCIC in …

GCIC ENTREPRENEUR BLACK STAR ENERGY EXPANDS SOLAR POWER TO SIERRA LEONE

Black Star Energy Limited, an entrepreneur of GCIC providing reliable solar electrification to households and businesses has begun its first project in Sierra Leone through its sister company – Power Leone. As a result of its operations, some 2000 people now enjoy clean electricity supply all day long within the Petifu Junction settlement of the Port Loko District in Sierra …

The Dutch and Danish Ambassadors visit the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre at Ashesi University

The Dutch Ambassador His Excellency Ron Strikker and the Danish Ambassador Her Excellency Tove Degnbol visit Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) today to experience  first-hand the work of the Centre and how it is supporting Ghana’s pioneering climate smart enterprises to start, operate and grow their businesses with unusual intent, using international best practice.  The Danish and the Dutch Governments …