Start-up Bill to strengthen financing

 Start-up Bill to strengthen financing

Technology and Science Minister, Felix Mutati said once enacted into law, the Start-up Bill will provide a legal framework to strengthen financing of start-ups through venture capital.

Speaking at a media breakfast meeting in Lusaka, Mr Mutati said the Start-up Bill will promote Investments in innovation, research and development.

And Minister of Small and Medium Enterprise Development, Elias Mubanga said government wants to ensure people have relevant skills that contribute to the development of the country.

And Infratel Chief Executive Officer, Evans Silavwe emphasized the importance of enhancing digital services especially in rural areas.

Meanwhile, MTN group of companies’ Senior Vice president, Ebenezer Asante said it was time for the private sector to partner with government in growing the model for development.

Alice Nachilembe

Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.