Posts Tagged ‘Ghana’

2014 Finalists For Anzisha Prize for Young Entrepreneurs Announced

Togo and Ivory Coast have Anzisha finalists for the first time and five amazing young women have made the cut with projects varying from tourism, art and energy. For the first time ever, African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are delighted to have Anzisha Prize finalists from Togo and Ivory Coast (http://www.anzishaprize.org), revealing strong growth in entrepreneurship activity amongst youth i...

26 Aug 1:08 PM 0 Read More...

Kirusa Acquires Ghanaian Startup – Saya Mobile

Voice messaging and social media apps firm Kirusa has acquired Ghana-based Saya Mobile, which provides instant messaging apps geared specifically for African consumers. The deal sees Kirusa acquire the technology, intellectual property and workforce of Saya, which will now be working on Kirusa’s mobile apps. Kirusa said the acquisition was evidence of its increasing commitment to Africa, with the buyout e...

21 Aug 5:25 PM 0 Read More...

Surfline Launches First 4G-LTE Network In Ghana!

Out of the four licensed 4G LTE Telecommunication companies in Ghana, Surfline Communications Limited is the first to launch their 4G LTE service as planned in Ghana. Established in 2011 to provide premium quality wireless broadband connectivity to the Ghanaian market, the Ghanaian-owned company announced a tasty, limited launch offer: free devices and double bonus for life, for all new customers. Rosa Fynn...

19 Aug 7:42 PM 0 Read More...

Ashesi Alumnus, Felix Tetteh ’14, selected For Silicon Valley’s Draper University

Ashesi alumnus Felix Tetteh ’14 has been selected to join the Draper University of Heroes’ Class of 2014. Felix will be one of a select number of young people from around the world converging on the Draper University campus in Silicon Valley for a six-week intensive programme focused on entrepreneurship. The highly selective school recruits the brightest young entrepreneurs from around the world, and p...

14 Aug 11:48 AM 0 Read More...

The State of the Internet 2014

  An important and obvious market trend is the migration and use of mobile and web applications by consumers, especially middle-class mobile users in Ghana. In a country where Internet penetration is still below 30%, it is still interesting to realize how this minority population is familiar with mobile apps released in the Silicon Valley and other modern markets. On the commercial side, although...

11 Aug 12:00 PM 0 Read More...
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