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GIPC Hosts Young Business Owners at Entrepreneurship Forum 

 

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) in partnership with Joy Business and The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) organised the Young Entrepreneurs Forum (YEF) at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra.

Themed, ‘Connect. Accelerate. Grow.’ the objective of the one-day forum was to share GIPC’s strategy for young entrepreneurs under the GIPC ACT 865, create an avenue for captains of industry to interact with young entrepreneurs and promote dialogue between this category of private sector and government of Ghana.

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GIPC Holds Forum for Young Entrepreneurs

Mentors and Cross Section of Participants at GIPC YEF 2017

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) on Tuesday held a forum for young entrepreneurs to throw more light on how the Centre works with entrepreneurs.

The forum under the theme, ‘connect-accelerate-grow,’ was aimed at sharing GIPC's strategy and to take the young entrepreneurs through the GIPC act.

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Young Entrepreneurs Need the Right Business Attitude to Succeed – Yofi Grant

Mr. Yofi Grant, CEO, GIPC

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC), as part of efforts to empower the youth and create billionaires who will become major investors in the economy, has organised an entrepreneurship forum with a call on young entrepreneurs to be focused, disciplined and determined.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of the GIPC, Yofi Grant, being an entrepreneur does not come on a silver platter, hence it requires a lot of sacrifices and the right attitude.

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Tax Exemption Policy: Gov’t Pays Ghc54m As Refund To Businesses

Government paid out about GH₵54million as refund to businesses under the new tax exemption policy as at June this year. The policy aimed at checking abuses and revenue losses requires that businesses make down payments of all tax obligations and subsequently apply for a refund. Director of the Finance Sector Division of the Ministry of Finance, Samson Akligoh said the policy is important in resetting the economy for successful business operations.

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Maltese Businesses Explore Investment Opportunities in Ghana

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) held an investment presentation for a 28-member business delegation from Malta, on a variety of business and investment opportunities here in Ghana.

The meeting, co-ordinated in partnership with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, TradeMalta, and the Honorary Consulate of Malta in Accra, spurred fruitful conversation on investment opportunities in a variety of sectors including, housing, logistics, finance,  and education.

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