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OPIC Selects Opportunity 2 Excel as Originator in Enterprise Development Network



Friday, June 28, 2013

(WTTL)  WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has selected Opportunity 2 Excel (O2E), an Accra based Consultancy Firm located at Hse No 1100 Service Plot D.T.D Lashibi Tema, Community 17 Accra, Ghana to serve as an Originator for a growing alliance with the private sector designed to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) expanding into emerging markets overseas. O2E specializes in assisting start-up and existing SMEs to source funding for their businesses as well as providing leadership and financial literacy training to young entrepreneurs.

The alliance, the Enterprise Development Network (EDN), is expanding the ability of OPIC – the U.S. government agency charged with facilitating U.S. private sector investment in emerging markets – to provide financing to SMEs doing business in developing countries.

Through the support of financial institutions, business consultants, associations, law firms and regional investment promotion agencies, EDN is designed to enhance SME access to OPIC products and services. By empowering such service providers, the network is resulting in more efficient, cost-effective delivery of services to American businesses.

O2E is one of the leading Consultancy Firms in Ghana. It was registered and started operations in 2009 by Nicodemus Nalerrow Atsu to provide the following services: Leadership training, financial engineering services, feasibility studies, accounting and auditing services, banking and microfinance advisory services, finance and investment services, brokerage services, specialized services in agriculture and health care, housing construction, evaluation and implementation of energy projects and others. The company has 6 years experience in various fields of operations. Since its inception the firm has assisted many desirable young entrepreneurs to source funding to either start a new business or for expansion. It has also provided leadership, management and financial literacy training to many fresh graduate entrepreneurs in Ghana. The company has undertaken many projects in specialized areas and has created equal employment for men, women and the physically challenged.