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5 Ugandans Selected for Global Entrepreneurship Summit in US

US President Obama opened last year's GES in Nairobi Kenya.

A total of five budding Ugandan entrepreneurs have been selected to represent the country to the impending Global Entrepreneurs Summit (GES) in the United States.

GES aims to showcase inspiring entrepreneurs and investors from around the world creating new opportunities for investment, viagra order http://compuaprende.com/components/com_community/templates/jomsocial/layouts/events.featured.php partnership, salve and collaboration; connect American entrepreneurs and investors with international counterparts to form lasting relationships; and highlight entrepreneurship as means to address some of the most intractable global challenges.

The summit was previously hosted by the United States, the government of Turkey, Unite Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Morocco and most recently Kenya.

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The event is slated to run from June 22 to 24th at Stanford University, San Francisco, California.

The five selected Ugandan entrepreneurs are Andrew Amara who runs a company that develops low cost housing units; Abubaker Musuuza, the co-founder of Village Energy which builds network of rural solar shops, and Mr. Robert Kibaya, a rural community developer and a founder of Kikandwa Rural Communities’ Development Organization.

The others are Innocent Hakiza, founder of UGO-bus.com an e-ticket bus booking site and alumni of the YALI RLC, and Miss Sharon Againe, founder of Agasha group – the publisher of an agri-business directory and host of several forums on social media.

This year’s summit will be the 7th installment. In bringing it back to the United States, President Obama highlighted his commitment to building bridges that will help in tackling global challenges collectively.

The summit will include a wide range of workshops, panels, ignite talks, pitch competitions, mentoring, and networking sessions aimed to give participants tailored opportunities to gain skill and relationships that will help their ventures grow.

Within the Summit there will also be demonstration areas, experiential learning exhibitions, and opportunities to connect with industry experts.

 

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