Liberia Entrepreneurship Summit Announces Six Businesses as Finalists for US$10,000 Pitch Competition

MONROVIA, Montserrado – The 2019 Liberia Entrepreneurship Summit recently organized by the Cummings Africa Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Liberian politician Alexander Cummings and his wife, has announced six businesses as finalists for its small business pitch competition.

The contest gave entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their ideas to improve or scale their businesses, with contestants getting a chance to win up to US$10,000 in investment capital, to be provided as grant.

According to the program, the six finalists include the producer of organic shea butter-based hair care products, Naz Natural; poultry farmer Agro-Green Liberia; Property Finder; and Eco-Fuel Liberia. Others are Wamah J Integrated Farm and Say No to Hunger Farmers Association.

In a Facebook post made on Monday, the Summit congratulated the six entrepreneurs: “One of these well-deserving businesses will win a grand prize of up to US$10,000 to expand their enterprises! Let’s congratulate our finalists and wishing them the best of luck in the final round!”

Featured photo by Liberia Entrepreneurship Summit


Gbatemah Senah

Senah is a graduate of the University of Liberia and a recipient of the Jonathan P. Hicks Scholarship for Mass Communications. Between 2017 and 2019, he won six excellent reporting awards from the Press Union of Liberia. They include a three-time Land Rights Reporter of the Year, one time Women's Rights Reporter of the Year, Legislative Reporter of the Year, and Human Rights Reporter of the Year.

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