Entrepreneurship in Ghana is set to see a major boost as Forbes in partners with Busy Internet to launch the Forbes8 App.
This application is aimed at championing entrepreneurship to build a better future and designed to equip entrepreneurs and business minds as they traverse their careers.
In partnership with Busy Internet, users of Forbes 8 app and platform will be offered affordable data packages which can be accessed via mybusy portal, the short code *3180# or the app.
Users have two ways of entering through by signing up within Busy data plans or directly on Forbes8.com or iOS App Store Forbes8 application. The Forbes8 network is currently on iOS and can also be accessed on www.forbes8.com.
They can use the platform can watch, listen to seminars, and interact with business leaders as well as providing an opportunity to be mentored by leading business executives.
In a speech read on behalf of the Communication Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful at the official launch, defined Forbes as a credible global brand that has delivered top-notch content in the last century, evolving seamlessly into the digital realm.
Owusu-Ekuful said, “Mobile technology’s contribution to Africa’s GDP is expected to rise to US$ 142 billion, equivalent to 8.6 percent of GDP by 2020 and Ghana must reap the rewards of the digital revolution.”
“In order to fully reap the benefits of the digital economy for Ghana, we need to effectually pool resources. The digital app offers an excellent opportunity for innovators, technical experts, business start-ups and all other great minds to launch, and grow in their businesses,” she noted.
By Joshua W. Amlanu