"Successful Entrepreneurs: Initial Decisions and Actions That Make a Difference" was the theme of the Guinean Entrepreneur Day that was held under the Desafio GB, in Bissau, last October 16th.
The event was attended by two lectures by international speakers, Fernando Soares and Daniel Madureira, as well as by the presence of business stands of some of the Desafio GB winners.
Aimed at young Guinean people - from 20 to 40 years – the Desafio GB is a competition of differentiated business plans. Based on the best practices of entrepreneurship support programs around the world, Desafio GB is also marked by its innovative nature of structuring Competition in Sectorial Challenges, representing the sectors identified as having greater potential for innovation and positive socio-economic impact for Guinea-Bissau.
The Desafio GB goal is to promote the diversification of the Guinean economy through the construction or expansion of innovative, viable and sustainable business in the financial, socio-economic and environmental aspects.
To achieve this aim, Desafio GB supports Guinean entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs to develop innovative business models, manageability and business networks, as well as access financial services and markets, increasing the chances of success of their business.
Funded by the World Bank and the Government of Guinea Bissau, the Desafio GB is coordinated by the Private Sector Rehabilitation and Agribusiness Development Project (PSRPDA) and implemented by the Consortium CESO Development Consultants, Expertise, Inovisa and PD Consult.