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Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) has announced the 14-memberjury involved in
selecting finalists for the
2017 edition of the Premium Bank Ghana Startup Award.
Mensah (Chairman, Ghana Startup Awards
& CEO, TANOE), Ato Ulzen-Appiah (Director, GhanaThink Foundation),
Jorge Appiah (CEO, Kumasi Hive), Ashwin Ravichandran
(Director, MEST Incubator), AmmaBaffoe (Director, MEST), Daryl Kwawu (Host, Joy
Business Van), John Armah (CEO, Orios Group), Prince Akpah (MD, Avance Media),
Henry AgyeiAsare (CEO, TentMaker Ghana), Kwame A. Opoku (CEO, Idea Factory
Africa), Alain Gbeasor (Chairman, Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs), Ethel Cofie
(CEO, Edel Technology Consult), Paul Payne (Director, British Council Skills
Hub) and Gideon Brefo (CEO, HapaSpace).
awards which was launched IN 2016 is geared towards celebrating
ambitious and indigenous start-up businesses making impact, contributing to
economic growth, meeting social needs, creating jobs and putting Ghana on the
global economic map.
categories for this awards. They include: Agriculture, Education, Fashion, Finance,
Health, Manufacturing, Arts & Tourism, Media, Processing, Social
Enterprise, Technology, Startup Entrepreneur of the Year, Startup of the Year,
Student Startup of the Year and Non-Ghanaian Startup of the Year.
of the awards, TANOE will be announcing the inaugural Ghana Startup Club 100, a
list of the most outstanding startups in Ghana who will also double up as
nominees in various categories of the award.
a statement by Ekow Mensah, Chairman of the Ghana Startup Awards, he was
confident that the jury put together will do an exceptional job of selecting
the most deserving startups for this year’s awards.
2017 Premium Bank Ghana Startup Awards spearheaded by The Startup Network, a
project by TANOE is in partnership with Premium Bank, the headline sponsor, KPMG
the awards statisticians, iConceptsPR, The HelpStation, Avance Media, Edel
Consult, Kumasi Hive, HapaSpace, MEST and TentMaker Ghana and is part of
TANOE’s contribution to enhancing the Startup Eco-System in Ghana and providing
the support and public recognition needed for startups in Ghana to thrive.