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SFAN, with the support of Ecobank Ghana, is organizing the first-ever Student Entrepreneurship Week Pan-Africa (SEWAfrica) hosted by SFAN is scheduled for from July 22 to nd –July 24th, 2019 at the Ecobank Ghana Ecobank Head Office. Ecobank is supporting as venue sponsor in line with their commitment to contribute to the enhancement of education in Ghana.

The alternative education forum,

The Student Entrepreneurship Week is an education forum, which was established to help budding entrepreneurs gain actionable, experiential knowledge and tools for building sustainable businesses.

#SEWAfrica also serves as a platform for showcasing undiscovered talents, facilitating quality networking, and identifying funding sources for start-up businesses. The event is expected to host about 700 high potential innovators from around the continent over three days of power-packed training, thought leadership, inspiration, networking, pitching es, and insightful conversations.

High growth technology entrepreneurs targeting a billion dollar market will have the chance to pitch their businesses for funding of up to $100,000 during the 1-on-1 pitch session with Ingressive Capital. Investors like QI Holdings are also excitedly open to investing up to $10,000 in start-ups that are the right fit for them. Partners for the event include Ingressive, QI Holdings, Movemeback, ABANAngels, 3rd-floor Digital, East Gate Hotel, and more.

Being a Pan African Banking institution, with a vision to contributing to the economic development and financial integration of Africa, Ecobank Ghana supports The bank is supporting SFAN as in its works to unlocking the business potentials of young Africans for job creation.

SFAN President, Tom-Chris Emewulu says: “We’re incredibly excited to be creating the pan-African Student Entrepreneurship Week to equip young and ambitious innovators with tools they need to build successful businesses. We’re excited to partner with Ecobank, the pan-African bank, to host this brilliant event. As with SFAN events, we’re assembling some of the best and brightest speakers and trainers to spark meaningful conversations that help turn ideas into innovations.”

is a world-class Pan-African financial institution that provides relevant financial solutions across the 36 African countries. From its inception, Ecobank ethos has embraced a commitment to enhancing economic development across sub-Saharan Africa. The bank is supporting SFAN as it works to unlock the potentials of young Africans for job creation.

The alternative education forum, Student Entrepreneurship Week was established to help budding entrepreneurs gain actionable, experiential knowledge and tools for building sustainable businesses. #SEWAfrica also serves as a platform for showcasing undiscovered talents, quality networking, and funding. The event is expected to host 700 high potential creators and innovators from around the continent over three days of power-packed training, thought leadership, inspiration, networking, pitches, and insightful conversations.

Other partners include Ingressive, QI Holdings, Movemeback, ABANAngels, 3rd-floor Digital, East Gate Hotel, and more.

High growth technology entrepreneurs targeting a billion dollar market will have the chance to pitch their businesses for funding of up to $100,000 during the 1-on-1 pitch session with Ingressive Capital. Investors like QI Holdings are also excitedly open to investing up to $10,000 in startups that are the right fit for the firm.

SFAN President, Tom-Chris Emewulu says: “We’re incredibly excited to be creating the pan-African Student Entrepreneurship Week to equip young and ambitious innovators with tools they need to build successful businesses. We’re excited to partner with Ecobank, the pan-African bank, to host this brilliant event. As per usual with SFAN events, we’re assembling some of the best and brightest speakers and trainers to spark meaningful conversations that help turn ideas into innovations.”

Ecobank CSR & Sponsorships Manager, Abigail Addo says:

Applications are open until June 30, 2019. To apply, click here.

For more information about sponsorship or speaking opportunity, contact the team via [email protected]

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