Checkout the 100 Shortlisted Entrepreneurs for the 5K Challenge Pitch Auditions Organized By PASL In Collaboration With CODE 57.

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After receiving and reviewing over 400 applications for the maiden edition of the 5K Challenge, 100 entrepreneurs have been selected by the Challenge Faculty for the 60 seconds pitch auditions happening on 25th and 26th July 2020 on Zoom. The faculty members are Moses B. Arthur (Citi broadcast Limited), Daniel Sarpong (Global Sales Trainer), and Blessed Agyemang (Herrada Africa Group).

 

These 100 entrepreneurs will battle it out to get a spot in the Top 15. In the end, only 15 entrepreneurs will move on to the next stage in the competition where they will be closely mentored and trained by their respective Jury members in developing the business ideas, they want to start with Gh¢5000, into actual solid businesses.

 

The Three Jury Member panel includes; Derrick S. Vormawor (Founder, PASL); Akosua Ntiriwaa Anti (Founder, ANA Business Services), and Emmaline Datey (Founder, ICS Africa).

Each jury member can only admit 5 Entrepreneurs into the main challenge.

 

Who would the top 15 Entrepreneurs be?

Kindly follow @5kchallenge_gh on Instagram for all the updates.

The 5K Challenge is a business challenge by Platinum Africa Solutions Limited and powered by Code 57.

The Competition is Just About the Beginning!

PASL FOUNDER’S SCHOOL LAUNCHES FREE ONLINE FOUNDATION COURSE FOR COMPANY FOUNDERS UNDER THE AUSPICES OF PASL GLOBAL.

PROGRAMME Details:
DURATION: 3 days ( 1 and half hours).

LOCATION: Zoom (Online Class).

AVAILABLE SPACES: 10.

COST AND FEE: It’s Free (Only Course Materials and Certificates must be paid for upon admission).

IDEAL CANDIDATES: Company Founders.

COURSE MODULES:
– Scanning Opportunities like a “PRO”.
– Designing A Purposeful Organization.
-Designing Your Mission and Vision.
-Using the Business Model Matrix.
-Managing Product and Services Portfolio.

Application Link: https://bit.ly/foundersschool

Application Period: 27th April, 2020 to 11th May, 2020.

Connect With Pasl:

Instagram: @paslglobal

PASL IN COLLABORATION WITH CODE 57 DARES ENTREPRENEURS IN GHANA WITH THE 5K CHALLENGE.

The 5k challenge is a business challenge hunting for the fiercest entrepreneurs in Ghana between the ages of 18 and 35, with a business idea that can be started with Gh¢ 5,000 (Five Thousand Ghana Cedis).

Startups form a major part of the backbone of every country’s economy, and one of the benchmarks of a successful startup is the ability to create maximized results, given the little input. Platinum Africa Solutions Limited (PASL) has created this business challenge in collaboration with Code 57 to scout for the best student entrepreneurs in Ghana who will go through the mill and come out refined and more ready for business.

Successful applicants will be taken through several engaging phases, workshops and mentoring leading to the Grand Finale where three (3) winners will win a Gh¢5,000 cash investment each to kick-start their dream businesses.

The winning package includes a Gh¢5,000 cash investment, over Gh¢ 30,000 worth of consulting package, magazine features, publicity, features on various platforms, 6-months free of OZÉ Premium app., and further financing options.

The challenge will feature a three-member jury and a three-member faculty who will be announced in the next coming weeks. This promises to be an exciting journey for student entrepreneurs in Ghana.

The heat is on and the challenge has been thrown: What business would you start with Gh¢5,000?

Application for the 5K Challenge is opened and interested applicants can submit an application by clicking the link: HYPERLINK “http://bit.ly/5K_Challenge” http://bit.ly/5K_Challenge until 30th April,2020.

Official Banking Partner: Access Bank Ghana (Women Banking Unit).

Strategic Partners: ICS Africa, ANA’s Business Services, City Broadcast Limited, OZÉ Inc., Entrepreneurs Connect Africa, and Oasis Design Studio.

Media Partners: Avance Media, Oasis Magazine, My Story Magazine, Vibez Alert and TopAfric.

Follow @5kchallenge_gh on Instagram for more updates.

By: Wetrend Gh (Official PR partner)

I Started PASL With A Borrowed Laptop and One Client.- CEO & Founder Of Platinum Africa Solutions Ltd Shares In An Exclusive Interview.

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With God, Hardwork and Determination, you are sure to conquer/break your way through and achieve your Dreams/Objectives. Today on Exclusives with SammytheAuthor, an Inspiring Ghanaian Serial Entrepreneur shares with us, his life story and career as an Entrepreneur and CEO of Platinum Africa Solutions Ltd. Checkout the Interview Below!
1: Who is Mr. Derrick S. Vormawor?
I am a business consultant, and a marketing strategist. I run PASL which is focused on helping businesses to start, grow and expand profitably and strategically. Sometimes, I get invited to speak at events and I also do some writing on business and entrepreneurship as well as a Vlog on social media. I am the creator of The Business Startup Clinic currently being sponsored by Access Bank’s W-Initiative in Ghana, and the 5K Challenge sponsored by Code 57 and starting off this summer 2020 in Ghana. Aside business and entrepreneurship, I am a whole mood and vibe on a personal level. Lol!
2: What’s the Story behind Your Personality?
I learned to fully embrace who I am and can be and decided to design my own life. You know, if your life is your biggest project, why not design it?
Ever since, I have been on an amazing personal journey. No one can change my perception about ‘me’ any longer and the things I could achieve in life. This mindset and experience drive my personality. I recognize that I am human, and life would always happen with or without me, so I better get my groove on whiles I am here.BFF5490E-7916-4B9A-A1A5-64687F4336E3

3: Tell us more about the Educational aspect of Your Life.
I started my primary education at Apam Royal Preparatory school in the Central Region, then I continued at Christ Ebenezer Preparatory School in Darkuman. I moved on to Christ Vision International School for my junior high education and completed at Anglican Church’s school, both in Prampram. Afterwards, I did an IT course at IPMC in Tema then I went to pursue ‘Business’ at Anlo Senior High School in Anloga (Volta Region). I later read a Diploma in Business Studies at Excellent Business College in Madina, then I went on to do a Bsc. Banking & Finance at University of Professional Studies, Accra. Presently, I am pursuing an MSc. General Management in Germany.f1a3a9ad-fce8-4fff-bf47-648c08030de9 2

4: At what point did you realize you could start a Company of Your Own? What Inspired that Decision?
Before I started my company, I did not have any big dreams. I promise, I never thought I could become who I have become today. I only wanted a regular life and I was a contract staff in a Bank at the time, but life happened. I lost my job and through the process of recovering myself from the heartbreak, I decided to do something for myself. I realized I loved creating strategies, and taking on business problems, and finding solutions for them. I started with one client, a borrowed laptop, a small dream, and presently our company is worth a couple of hundreds of thousands of dollars in value, with a greater vision. We are building the most reliable business consulting firm in Africa.
5: Being the Founder/CEO of Platinum Africa Solutions, what are some the necessary measures, you put in place to ensure that your Company runs smoothly and productively?
It’s not easy running PASL. I serve in two roles. As a CEO & a Lead consultant. I get involved in every single thing happening. I lead by example. I have a relationship with my team members. Aside the fact that I have created structures to function, the company is able to run productively because we thrive on teamwork, respect for one another, we choose our clients wisely and we take on what we can deliver. Everybody in PASL is intrinsically motivated and we don’t joke with our work and our people.15780924_841400982668967_1288877154078322675_n

6: What are some of the services Platinum Africa Solutions Ltd Offer?

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Exclusive!!! Experience This Year’s “Entrepreneurship Hub Africa” this September. Save The Date!!

Entrepreneurship Hub Africa is an entrepreneurial enclave with the vision to reach millions of entrepreneurs across the continent and diaspora to meet together at one setting to network,share ideas and solve issues plaguing our continent.

EHA converges change leaders across the globe in various fields on one platform to have discussions on Africa’s growth.

EHA is the flagship event of City Broadcast GH and curated by Moses B. Arthur. Our goal is to bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea- focused and on a wide range of subjects,to Foster learning, inspiration and wonder – and provoke conversations that matter.
Through inspiring keynotes and educational breakouts, plus tons of networking, you will learn to be even more audacious and bold than you are now – free to grow your mind, grow your business, and grow your bottom-line.

EHA 2018 would feature industry disrupter’s,seasoned entrepreneurs, and the best and the brightest business talent. It features world-class content, from back- of- the- napkin ideas to champagne- popping exits, across a day of keynotes, interactive how- to sessions, thought provoking moments. We are igniting an African entrepreneurial community of doers and thinkers.

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