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GHATBI provides an incubator services platform exclusively in the agro-processing and technology sector that identifies, invests, nurtures and grows micro and SMEs in high-growth, high-impact, business-to-consumer (B2C) opportunities. It is the first incubator group of its kind in the Western Region of Ghana and currently has active portfolio companies under management in the health, wellness, beauty and organic fruit juice processing industries. <p></p> <mark>GHATBI invests in and supports agro businesses that meet at least one or more of the below highlighted criteria: <br> - Women-led and/or women-owned <br> - Value-add to raw materials for domestic consumption <br> - Alleviates youth unemployment, spurs job creation <br> - Skills development, skills transfer </mark> <p></p> GHATBI purchases equity stakes in all portfolio businesses in exchange for investing seed capital and providing management support. While the incubator has an initial “Made in Takoradi” theme with the city’s 500,000+ population, selective opportunities in the Greater Accra region and northern city of Tamale will also be considered for investment and support. Priority will be given to Accra and Tamale ventures that help portfolio companies integrate into other parts of their respective value chains.

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ICODE is a business and technology incubator which trains people on entrepreneurship and technology and provides co-working offices and private working space that comes with 24/7 4G internet WiFi access for early stage star-ups and individual change makers and dreamers who need such resources to pilot their ideas from table top to the market in the Western Region of Ghana. <p></p> ICODE established in the year 2016, has trained over 240 startup founders / entrepreneurs with 15% getting direct funding from the government to expand their businesses and create more employment opportunities the unemployed graduates, 85% of them getting funding and business support through contributions made from companies we partnered, directly built on the capacity of 900 young people in a remote town in Western Region called Dixcove <p></p> Services Offered at ICODE: <mark> <br> - Co-working space <br> - Private office <br> - Meeting room <br> - Event space <br> - Networking to Ecosystem Players / Investors </mark> <p></p> Over the years since it establishment, it has grown from the start of 50 registered community members to 800 officially registered community members with diverse background ranging from entrepreneurship, mobile application development, web application development to photography, arts, desktop application development, IoT, and socio-economic development. <p></p> Program Offered at ICODE HUB. <p></p> Code Project ( IoT, Mobile Development, Web Development, Digital skills, Entrepreneurship) <br> Code project is a four month skill incubation project which <mark>trains unskilled and unemployed people on computer programming in languages such as HTML AND CSS, JAVA, PYTHON, ARDUINO , ROBOTICS and other programming languages to equip them with the ability to build software and develop system applications such as mobile and web applications for a period of two months.</mark> The next two months in this project is used to train these beneficiaries on perfecting their skills for job recruitment and self establishment as self employed business people