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OVO UGANDAN DIASPORA & INVESTORS EVENT: 23 JUNE 2022

Monday, 6th June 2022
The Uganda Embassy Brussels in collaboration with Ondernemers voor Ondernemers-OVO (Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs) hosted the inaugural OVO Ugandan Diaspora & Investors Event on 23 June 2022 at the Official Residence. The organization supports Small and Medium Enterprises in Uganda by unlocking capital for organizations, coaching, training and providing valuable networks. The organization has supported 17 SMEs since 2018 including Innovex and Imani Academy. Also in attendance was the Business Angels Network (providing 200,000-1,000,000 Euro funding) and Enabel(Belgium Development Association).

An MoU was signed between OVO represented by the President Board of Directors, Mr. Luc Bonte and Enabel represented by Direcor Enabel, Mr. Jean van Wetter, to enhance cooperation and support to entrepreneurs in Uganda. Enabel Director asserted that development in Africa will come from entrepreneurs and on her part, Amb; Mirjam Blaak thanked OVO and other Development partners present for supporting entrepreneurship in Uganda which was ranked the most entrepreneurial country in the world by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report. A networking session and a taste of Uganda food followed the presentations at the event.

Source: Uganda Embassy Brussels

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