We are part of the Global Entrepreneurship Network, a global movement active in 200 countries.
GEN Ghana represents the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Ghana, working with entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, policymakers, researchers, public bodies and other entrepreneurship support organizations.
In line with GEN-Global's vision, GEN-Ghana's activities are geared towards celebrating, understanding, supporting and connecting entrepreneurs and ecosystems.
GEN-Ghana develops and executes comprehensive entrepreneurship programs providing aspiring and established entrepreneurs essential skills, mentorship, and resources at every stage of their journey.
GEN-Ghana partners with corporations to create opportunities for young entrepreneurs to contribute to meaningful societal change through corporate social responsibility programs.
GEN-Ghana laiases with local partners to offer a supportive environment for idea generation, prototyping, and scaling businesses. These programs also act as focal points for training, mentoring, and access to funding.
From expert mentoring and access to a robust network of industry expertise, GEN-Ghana empowers aspiring and established entrepreneurs alike. Whether just starting or looking to scale a business, GEN-Ghana's comprehensive suite of services will guide a young entrepreneur towards success.
Collaborates with GEN-Global to share insights on entrepreneurship around the world, identifying trends, challenges and opportunities. GEN-Ghana fosters collaboration among Ghanaian entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, policymakers, researchers, and support organizations through networking events, workshops, and conferences.
We collaborate with policymakers and public bodies to shape entrepreneurship-friendly policies that fuel economic growth. Engage in advocacy efforts to ensure that the regulatory landscape is conducive for innovation, business development, gender inclusion and diversity.
We have partnered with institutions across Africa to ideate, conceptualize and bring impactful initiatives to reality.
In November 2011, Ghanaian entrepreneurs Kamil Nabong, David Osei and Philips Effah founded Dropifi during Startup Weekend, a GEN-Ghana event. About 20 months later, it became the first African company to join the 500 Startups program in Silicon Valley, a seed accelerator and investment fund.