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NUTIP celebrates the #dayoftheentrepreneur!

Every third Friday of November we celebrate the Day of the Entrepreneur. MKB-Nederland, the Dutch association for SME’s started this tradition 5 years ago.Last week Friday18th November 2022 the Dutch Embassy in Uganda together with NUTIP_ Kampala organized a networking reception for Dutch -Ugandan entrepreneurs that were recognized and thanked for their courage and perseverance to create…

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EU Business Forum 2022 (NUTIP)

NUTIP Vice Chairperson Sjaak de Bloois at the 2nd EU business forum (26-27 October 2022) on exporting to the EU markets was among the panelists who discussed  Standard Requirements; Food Safety, Sustainable use of pesticides EU directive, Regulation on pesticides residues for imported goods all these must be complied to before clearance for export to…

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Are you paying competitive Salaries?

Irene Nayera Organization and Human Resource Director – Hima Cement -Holcim and Geofrey Ndobo – HR Consultant Peoples Performance Group(PPG) Discussed; Salary, Payroll Structures and Grading;Salary comparison within competing sectors, Salary building versus making exemptions.Employment benefits in addition to salary, comparing NGO, Start-ups, Corporate & Government salary packages, work exposure and salary regards talent recruitment…

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The International Trade Fair (UMA) 2022 (NUTIP)

NUTIP participated at the Uganda International Trade Fair 2022 under the The Netherlands Village. From 3rd October – 10th October at the Uganda Manufactures Association (UMA) show grounds Lugogo-Kampala Theme: Business recovery by harnessing local sourcing and deepening value chains integration.  Where NUTIP Members; B&S Group, Syngeta, Eprod, House of Seeds, Fres Uganda, Brood, Fiber…

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EU-NUTIP Networking Event

EU- Business Forum together with SB4U (Sustainable Business For Uganda) invited NUTIP Members for a Networking event ahead of the 2nd Uganda-EU Business forum in Kampala (26th & 27th October 2022). NUTIP members had the pleasure to meet other European and Ugandan business to harness Investments business development  and in Uganda. #NUTIP #EU #SB4U #Networking #event 

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“The Story behind Bbrood and factory tour”(Pop-up Event)

Dick van der Breggen one of the owners of a popular Dutch bakery in Uganda (Bbrood) discussed;  Business development and sustainability, taxation policy, operational cost management and  general challenges that are being faced today the in Uganda economy in comparison to other East African countries like Rwanda and Kenya. #Breakfast @Bbrood Muyenga#Factory Tour in Namuwongo #Networking @Urban Chevre MuyengaHosted…

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Insight into new taxation policies in the new financial year 2022”

Mutabaazi Major James Tax Manager Mazars  and the Tax team from Mazars shared a presentation and discussed the details on the following tax amendment’s and how NUTIP members are directly or indirectly affected: Direct tax – Income Tax Act, Cap 332Indirect taxes – Excise dutyIndirect taxes – Value added taxIndirect taxes – Customs – key changesOther key…

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NUTIP meets RVO & Invest International (DGGF)

Discussed; Dutch Start-ups,  Startups with diverse growth models and financing needs, which are at an early stage of growth and show promising impact Soft loans, Pre-finance and pre-investment support. Dutch SME, Medium and Large Corporates,  Companies with (preferably) international experience, a proven track record and a healthy business planLoans, guarantees and indirect equity Governments (in developing countries) For infrastructure projects…

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Social NUTIP Brunch

 Introduction of some new members to get to know the new members; Fres Uganda, Marula Proteen, Koudijs, Hollanda Fairfoods Uganda SMC Ltd to interact with old members so as to share their experience and reason for choosing Uganda for their business. Introduction of new members helped sharing new ideas and experiences expand the network and…

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Farming For Business

First Networking event of 2022,  Robert Kabushenga Owner @RugyeyoFarm discussed and expounded on farming practices, product processing & marketing. Emphasizing on quality and high standard products for better results that meet both the local and International market standards. Guest Speaker; Robert Kabushenga Owner @RugyeyoFarm.  

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Business opportunities in Uganda (Post Covid Era)

2021 End of Year Networking  Francis Kisirinya Ag. Deputy Executive Director Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) and Alex Kintu Chairperson Rural Development Initiative Uganda; Discussed other sectors Like agriculture that are profitable and don’t require a lot of marketing to thrive. Income diversification that members can tap into to diversify their incomes for business growth and development…

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Collaboration between development partners and Private Sector

Jan Jaap Kleinrensink Country Director/Regional Rep at War Child Holland Discussed, “Collaborations between Development Partners and Private Sector” tackling challenges and opportunities. The impact and opportunities that development partners and private sector vs challenges and outcomes. NUTIP members acquired knowledge on how to approach these opportunities and challenges in relation to their Businesses.   Keynote Speaker Jan…

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Marketing/Social Media Event

Marketing ,Social Media & Communication’s The Do’s & don’ts of marketing in Uganda?   Inside information  about psychological brand-personas, the bread crumb trail of advertising and the power of multi-media impact marketing. Further Highlighted more on how Marketing, Social Media and Communication can have a positive impact on a Business. Keynote Speakers; Jantien Zuurbier Keren Okuvuru Maudy Hendriks Tinke…

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What’s New? Meeting the Ambassador

An exclusive evening with H.E Karin Boven the Ambassador of The Kingdom of Netherlands to Uganda shared an insights on what NUTIP has in store for its members in 2021.  A NUTIP strategic plan(Activities/Events) for the calendar year 2021 was shared to the members for planning purposes.

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Sharing the corona Experience

July 25, 2020 Entrepreneurs have experience a huge decline in their daily activities. What are they going to do different ? what have they learnt from this experience? How are they coping on a personal level? We shall have some of our members sharing their experiences of corona virus to their businesses. Date:  Saturday 25…

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