05 Oct MEnt 1st Edition Pitch Session in Belgium
During last week´s MEnt Pitch Session entrepreneurial minds presented their business ideas to public and mentors for feedback in Brussels at transforma bxl. The event marked the culmination of a series of workshops, mentoring sessions and networking activities to support migrant and refugee entrepreneurs in the first steps of kick-starting their own business idea to develop their early-stage businesses. Entrepreneurs have been awarded with a MEnt certificates.
Projects were pitching their ideas in 10 min to mentors and public to receive valuable feedback on future improvements. Oscar from El Salvador presented Pandami – supports social projects to find sponsors and get projects supported.
Ayoub from Morocco presented Rotating Industry – a Business to Business Consultancy. Rotating Industry helps Industrial Distributors growing their businesses in a highly competitive market, by providing them flexible consultancy services and customized digital content.
Anna, presented Success Studio – an Integrated Digital Marketing Academy. S.S is an A to Z Digital Marketing Academy and a community of people who want to realise their potential by building their own businesses.
Erik from Ghana pitched Ewala which allows to send airtime credit to your friends’ and families’ prepaid mobile phone abroad. Ewala is a prepaid mobile phone recharging service provider that allows you to add prepaid credit to a prepaid mobile phone from 350+ different carriers in 100+ countries.
A team of our great mentors:
- Daniela Terrile (Daniela coaches and consults HR department at European Commission which is developing coaching strategies and using systemic coaching approach with internal officials)
- Anis Bedda (Cofounder of transforma bxl, a coworking and innovation space hosting a community of entrepreneurs, Co-organiser of the Intrapreneurship Conference)
- Anna Boroshok (Former Adwords Account Manager in Google (portfolio: Johnson&Johnson, Chanel, Nivea, Bayers, etc.) and
- Erik Eklund (Former Communications Manager with Louis Vuitton – Client Services Europe)
provided valuable feedback, further advice on financial aspects of building your own business, gave tips and tricks on promoting the projects.
Congratulating all the participants on this MEnt’s edition, MEnt carries on with upcoming activities in the future and would like to wish all participants every success and support in the next stage of that journey.