We cooperate with various types of institutions: large renowned companies, but also prestigious universities and Elite Schools (Grandes Ecoles). Our goal is to bring them our expertise in organizing specialized training or companies seminars. We have progressively become a counterpart of choice through our training initiatives for young entrepreneurs looking for skills.
AFRICA2.0 is one of the Foundation’s partner and INCLUDE is a knowledge platform on Inclusive Development Policies.
AFRICA2.0NL, sponsored by INCLUDE hosts an action research project where Entrepreneurship and the impact of Networking to youth and women will be the central topic.
Entreprenarium of Kigali has organised the inclusive session with various stakeholders and is collaborating to the organisation of the conference in Kigali.
As part of the procedure of SME’s identification, initiated by the DGPME, an information session conducted by the Advisor in charge of SMEs was organized February 3rd 2016 by the ministry at the Entreprenarium du Gabon. In line with our support to SMEs, the Entreprenarium opened its doors for an identification session, whose main goal was to classify companies for a future support, and identify active companies so as to constitute an up-to-date directory for SMEs.
The US Embassy to Gabon organized on February 5th 2015, in collaboration with the Entreprenarium du Gabon, an information workshop about the opportunities for Gabonese SMEs wishing to export their products to the United-States to receive funding as part of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). The AGOA, voted by the American Congress in May 2000, under the aegis of the then-President Bill Clinton. It enables African Sub-Saharan countries to export more than 5 000 products to the United-States free of customs’ charge. This program aims at promoting trade and investments between the United-States and Sub-Saharan Africa, so as to spur economic growth and business creation. The Entreprenarium brought with enthusiasm its expertise and knowledge of the local business network to organize this event.
As part of its goal to promote sustainable economic growth in Gabon, Shell implemented the Shell Entreprendre Initiative so as to provide young Gabonese with key tools to go and launch their own company. The Entreprenarium took part in planning and setting up training sessions for young entrepreneurs, through the creation of the contents, as well as through the training and necessary preparation of the stakeholders.
The BGFI Business School is a renowned private institution, recognized by the Gabonese Ministry of Higher Education. As part of its curriculum, the BBS developed a “seminary” training program so as to hone the students’ skills according to their own academic curriculum and career aspirations. The Entreprenarium organized training modules tailored to students’ needs – “Lean Startup Initiation”, “Business Model Evaluation”- and prepared the training of the various stakeholders.
The BGFIBank foundation is a subsidiary of BGFI Holding Corporation, first financial group of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). With such a sound financial position, the foundation intends to take its fair share in the Central African economic and social development, particularly through the organization of the Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy.
The objective of the Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy is to put forward innovative social projects, as well as social entrepreneurs dedicated to the fair and equitable development of Gabon. The Entreprenarium du Gabon ensured the smooth running of this event upstream and downstream by chosing the participating NGOs, training the speakers, and releasing follow-up and post-events reports.
CDC is dedicated to promoting innovation in Gabon, particularly through the organization of the “Graines de Manager” contest, whose objective is to reward a project of young entrepreneurship in the tourism sector. The Entreprenarium du Gabon hosted the teams partaking in the 2015 contest to introduce them to the writing of a workable and achievable business project.
In the end, 121 students and 12 pedagogical supervisors were trained to our methodology.
The year challenge Startupper by Total is a business plan competition for young african entrepreneur with for the best selected projects per country a financial help and a support from Total.
Entreprenarium brought its experience to ensure the Startupper contest’s smooth running. Hence, we committed to bringing our support in managing applications, analyzing the submitted projects, as well as correcting them and selecting the best ones.