Executive Mentorship for selected entrepreneurs held in Addis Ababa

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As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) celebration, Entrepreneurship Development Center (EDC) – Ethiopia organized executive mentorship session for selected entrepreneurs based in Addis Ababa.

The mentorship was focused on the legal issues of establishing, running and closing a business. An expert from Aman Asseffa Associates Legal Office, a legal office that provides legal advisory services in the area of business law provided the mentorship. The law firm has partnership with EDC to provide such services to EDC clients on pro bono basis.

A total of 20 startup and existing entrepreneurs attended the session. Among others, the discussion highlighted the legal procedures of the country in establishing enterprises, in dealing with employees, in paying applicable business taxes. The need for entrepreneurs to get experts advises for them to adhere to legal and taxation issues were highlighted.