The second edition of the Premium Bank Ghana StartUp Awards was held on Thursday, July 13 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra under the theme “Honouring Innovative & Globally Competitive StartUps.”
The Ghana Startup Awards is organized by the African Network of Entrepreneurs and is designed to give startups exposure, recognition and support to enable them become globally competitive and rewards their works and contributions to the Ghanaian economy. The event brought together a host of SME's and Start Up companies to network and share business ideas under one roof.
Ekow Mensah, the CEO of TANOE and Chariman of the Ghana StartUp Awards noted “it is a giant step in the right direction in giving startups the needed exposure, public recognition and support.”
In all fifteen awards were conferred on outstanding Start Up companies who excelled during the under review. More than 150 startups in Ghana are up for awards in various categories including Media, Agriculture, Health, Education, FinTech and Technology.
The full list of award winners are as follows:
Startup of the Year – Zeepay
Startup Entrepreneur of the Year – Claudia Lumor
Student Startup of the Year- My Home Teacher
Non-Ghanaian Startup of the Year- Tonaton
Social Enterprise of the Year- Food For All Programme
Manufacturing Startup of the Year- Kantanka Automobile
Technology Startup of the Year- Asoriba
Fashion Startup of the Year- Wear Ghana
Agribusiness Startup of the Year- Trotro Tractor
Finance Startup of the Year- Express Pay
Health Startup of the Year- Quik Medical Consult
Arts and Tourism Startup of the Year
Processing Startup of the Year- Doughman Foods
Education Startup of the Year- My Home Teacher
Media Startup of the Year –Creo Concepts
The Premium Bank Ghana StartUp Awards 2017 was powered by TANOE and The Start-Up Network in partnership with Premium Bank and in association with The Helpstation, iConceptPR, KPMG and Avance Media. It was supported by Edel Technology Consult, MEST, KumasiHive, HapaSpace, GhanaThink Foundation and Tentmaker. GlammyNews.com was an official media partner.