New Business Challenge Finale and Cocktail Held Yesterday

09-08-2019

New Business Challenge Finale and Cocktail Held Yesterday

The New Business Challenge finals was held yesterday, 8th August at Paloma Hotel where the teams presented their solutions to their business cases to the company reps and the Jury. 

A cocktail followed at the Dutch Ambassador's Residence in Cantonments where the winners were announced.

GNBCC's General Manager, Mr. Tjalling Wiarda gave a short welcome speech in which he welcomed about 180 people and spoke about this already being the 6th edition of the New Business Challenge of which GNBCC has been proudly a part of. He congratulated GNBCC organizers Ileen Wilke and Joana Chemel for their excellent work and thanked Cees Dekker, MD of Sustainable Motion; GNBCC’s Dutch partner within the NBC, for the excellent co-operation.

The Deputy Ambassador of the Netherlands, Ms. Katja Lasseur, voiced how happy the Embassy is to foster Holland and Ghana growing together through the experiences of the students and recent graduates of the NBC 2019. The Chief Director of the Ministry of Business Development, Mr. Alhaji Hazif Adam also spoke about the importance of entrepreneurship in Ghana and encouraged the participants to work towards being entrepreneurs.

The jury deliberated on the presentations and Mr. Carl Acolatse, the chair of the jury, announced the only all-girls team, Solidaridad Team 2 as the winners.

A big congratulations to Solidaridad Team 2 and AYEKOOO to all the teams for an amazing NBC 2019 journey.

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