THE SIG BLOG

THE SIG BLOG
Welcome. We frequently post good reads here, mostly by our team. We write about our boot camps, trainings and relevant ongoings we think you'll be interested in.

Ousman Rahman, Shares his story with the Startup Incubator

Born in one of the many small brown streets of Banjul in a family of six. As a kid, Ousman Rahman developed a strong passion for doing grocery shopping for his family and neighbors as that was the only time he had access to leave home given his fa...

Mentor Shares insight on SIG Mentorship Program

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” — Steven Spielberg

I spent this weekend with my Mentee Mr Bubacarr Jaiteh of SONABA POULTRY FARM throu...

SIG Launches Fourth Cohort

Startup Incubator-Gambia, an established non-profit organisation striving to build the next generation of entrepreneurs, foster innovation and stimulate economic growth, has launched the fourth cohort of its incubator programme.

Since its i...

Client NdeyFatou Ceesay Joins Nike Diversity Cohort of Designers

Startup Incubator Gambia drives pleasure in impacting the lives of young Gambian entrepreneurs. Ndeyfatou Ceesay of NFC shares her experiences with the startup incubator and how it continues to impact her career and business. Join us in Congratula...

Agribusiness Accelerator Participants visit SIG success story

"I have a vision and the mindset to achieving my goals" Muhammed Sanyang a Startup Incubator graduate and a young Entrepreneur with over 34,000 chickens told Agribusiness entrepreneurs undergoing an accelerator program implemented by Sta...

Training Of Trainers on Design Human Centered Design

From 4 to 8 December 2017, 15 youth trainers were trained in Design Thinking. The Startup Incubator Gambia (SIG), in collaboration with the Youth Empowerment Project(YEP), provided this training as a first step toward promoting innovation in The G...

Success Story Muhammed Sanyang

He started with five chickens, today he has more than 11,000 birds. Meet Muhammad Sanyang, a 24-year-old Gambian poultry entrepreneur who set up his business ten years ago. Today he is a supplier to the country's tourism industry and now works to...

SIG Client Selected for International Visitors Program(IVLP)

U.S. Embassy Banjul’s Public Affairs Officer, Janel Heird, recently held a pre-departure orientation for a young Gambian farmer ahead of his trip to the U.S. for an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Muhammed Sanyang, General Manager...

SIG Ushers In 20 Young Entrepreneurs

Startup Incubator Gambia (SIG) has revealed it will soon train another cohort of twenty young Gambian entrepreneurs for the next six months. This is a team of young Gambians driven by passion, positive energy, perseverance and the determination to...