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Innovation Acceleration: GIIG and Ethiopian Ministry’s Dynamic Strategic Partnership
The Global Innovation Initiative Group (GIIG) formally announced a strategic alliance with the Ethiopia Ministry of Labor and Skill- FDRE (Mols), Ministry of Innovation And Technology- Ethiopia (MInT) and the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) Ethiopia. Recognizing their shared commitment to fostering innovation in Africa, the partnership between GIIG has been expanded to focus on supporting Ethiopia as a rising Startup Nation.
This momentous occasion follows the success of the Global Startup Awards Africa Finale held in Addis Ababa in October 2023, a historic milestone in the entrepreneurial journey of Ethiopia, that convened innovation leaders and startups from across Africa and the world. Global Startup Awards Africa (GSA Africa) 2024, edition 11, will provide a continuous convening platform throughout the year.
Global Startup Awards, is the largest independent startup competition in the world present in 120 countries. As GSA Africa we scout all 54 African member states and have to date identified over 15,000 startups. As the lead partners to GSA Africa 2024, the partnership will seek to convene and accelerate collaborations that tangibly build local innovation economies, transfer future-fit skills to citizens, and inspire globally competitive businesses.
REMEMBERING INNOVATIONS FROM ETHIOPIA’S PAST AND LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
Ethiopia has a growing number of innovators coming to the marketplace. In attempts to support social innovation and digital social innovation, Ethiopian Innovator is providing a platform to feature ...
ETHIOPIAN SOCIAL AND DIGITAL INNOVATORS
Every couple of months, Ethiopian Innovator will feature monthly profiles of entrepreneurs undertaking innovative business activities that have the potential to make significant social impact as they ...
INNOVATORS TOOL KIT
This section is a resource center for any innovator starting a business. There are links for copyrighting, business planning, marketing, and access to human resources among others.
INNOVATORS FROM OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES
In order to raise awareness of developments in social innovation and digital social innovation among Ethiopian entrepreneurs, Ethiopian innovator regularly profiles innovators from other African countries.
The Ethiopian Innovator platform has the objective of being a focal point for disseminating innovation related activities in Ethiopia, with provision of occasional updates on innovation happenings in other parts of Africa. Aspiring innovators can benefit from reading about who is doing what in the innovation space in Ethiopia and abroad and can also reach out to individuals and organizations for guidance. Please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Ethio.Innovator