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2023 Ghana Innovation and Start Up Awards Honors 100 startups

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100 Ghanaian Startups were celebrated and honoured at the Ghana Innovation and Startup Awards held over the weekend, at the Accra Digital Centre.

The Awards ceremony held on 15th December to crown the 2nd edition of Ghana Startup Week saw top players in Ghana’s Startup ecosystem assembling in unity to celebrate the deserving Startups.

Ghana Startup Week (GSW) 2023 held under the theme: Youthful Startup Innovations; Fuelling Ghana’s Future Prosperity, was powered by the Association of Ghana Startups in collaboration with National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, Ghana Enterprises Agency, National Youth Authority, Ghana Digital Centres Ltd, Venture Capital Trust Fund, GEC+ Africa 2024, International Trade Centre, Vodafone and other key players in the Startup ecosystem.

GSW aims to promote ecosystem dialogue and knowledge management as an important driver of policy planning and implementation, as well as building capacities and highlighting the promising industrial sectors that attract investment or funding, continental trade and sustainable growth of our economy to drive the engagement of Startups, SMEs, Youth and Women entrepreneurs.

Having held 2 days Ghana Startup Ecosystem Summit from Wednesday-Thursday, the Awards night on Friday, crowned it all in a grand style celebrating the achievement of Ghana’s youth and the Startup ecosystem players.

As part of his welcome address, Solomon Adjei, President of Association of Ghana Startups congratulated the nominees and admonished them to be proud of been selected to be part of the best 100 startups in Ghana, and not to worry much about just wining the ultimate plaque. He encouraged them to let their nomination work for them, by publicizing it, and adding it to their portfolios which will in turn bring them deals as it bestows public and stakeholder confidence in their brands.

The Director of Innovations at Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Mr. Nashiru Salifu assured the Startups of the Ministry’s commitment in supporting them to scale beyond borders.

All 100 nominees received beautifully designed Certificates of Honor while 25 top winners including Kani Mani of Origgin, Male Founder of the Year and Deborah Abena Boatemaa of Innovisionak30 Ventures, Female Founder of the year received a plaque in addition.

Below is a list of the 25 Startups who were crowned in the night in their various sectors:

1.AGRITECH INNOVATION STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Emmanuel Twene – QET Organic Farms & Consult

2.FASHION & BEAUTY STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Christabel Ofori – FlocareBeauty

3.FINTECH STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Ebenezer Ghanney – Wewire Africa

4.INSURETECH STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Festus Amoyaw – FigTech Ltd

5.ECOMMERCE OR RETAIL TECH STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Frank Nana Addae – Shopa

6.GREEN / SUSTAINABILITY STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Kelvin Nana Dadzie – Naspa Auto Services Ltd

7.TOURISM & LEISURE STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Vidette Adjorlolo – Sorted Chale

8.EDUTECH / EDTECH STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Prince Boateng Asare – Stemaide

9.SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

Daniel Aseidu Asante – DANi Hydro Drill

10.STARTUP SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

Yayah Sarkodie – Baobab Entrepreneurship

11.TRANSPORT / MOBILITY STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Valerie Larbi – Wahu Mobility

12.MALE FOUNDER OF THE YEAR

Kane Mani – Origgin

13.FEMALE FOUNDER OF THE YEAR

Deborah Abena Boateemaa – Innovisionak 30 Ventures

14.INNOVATION HUB / ACCELERATOR OF THE YEAR

Kobina Adomadzi Longdon – Techfarm Hub

15.CAMPUS BASED HUB OF THE YEAR

UCC D-Hub

16.ANIMATION/GAMING STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Caleb Edem Mantey – Relu Interactives

  1. MANUFACTURING STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Esther Naa Achaawa Quacoopome – Stidolf Enterprises

18.ENGINEERING STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Opoku Agyeman Fredrick – Syntropy Engineering Solution

19.MALE RISING STAR STARTUP OF THE YEAR 1

Samuel Brooksworth – Remoteli

20.MALE RISING STAR STARTUP OF THE YEAR 2

Simon Gati – Feds Global Energy

21.EMERGING FINTECH STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Tracey Abiola – OA Pay

22.FEMALE RISING STAR OF THE YEAR 1

Sheila Ankrah – Bespoke Catering

  1. FEMALE RISING STAR OF THE YEAR 2

Vivian Likiteenkoa Moiko

  1. CREATIVE STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Delasie Dogbey – LWR Organization

25.GLOBAL STARTUP OF THE YEAR

Andrew Takyi-Appiah – Zeepay

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