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Youth Symposium on Social and Business Entrepreneurship

On Thursday April 18, 2019, young CEOs and social entrepreneurs turned up at The United States of America, Public Affairs Section in Yaounde Cameroon to attend a Youth Symposium on Social and Business Entrepreneurship. The main speakers were an award winning entrepreneur and CEO of COSDEFGROUP Social Innovation Enterprise Joybert Javnyuy and Founder of Drone Africa, William Elong.

The one day symposium was to build the skills of some 67 businesses that managed to find their way into the net of the fortunate ones to take part in the U.S. Embassy Symposium on how to pitch their business to investors.

The symposium was also to reinforce the social entrepreneurs’ capacities how to embrace branding, marketing and sales, and in domains such as ability to convince investors and presentation of project to Funders, so as to secure a win in global market.  The participants were selected from all fields of work; health, agriculture, finances, e-commerce and ICT, consulting, peace mediation, and conflict resolution. At the end of the symposium, a Whatsapp group was created as a platform to continue to build the skills of the entrepreneurs on how to pitch their projects to mentors and capitalist.

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