The Ghana-Oracle Electronic Company Method (GODEP), a collaboration amongst the Government of Ghana and Oracle Company to create and scale up 500 technology startups in Ghana built a stop in the Ashanti region in for the second cease in a seven-quit recruitment drive.
The particular visitor of honour Baffuor (Dr.) Ossei Hyeamann Brantuo VI, the Otumfuor’s Manwerehene, in his keynote handle encouraged the contributors to not only acquire advantage of the task but strategy it with a look at to renovate their planet and have an affect on their communities.
“I seize the instant to inspire all the startups who will get into the method to make the ideal as much as feasible from this prospect, do the job tough to distinguish yourselves on this world wide system. Really don’t only distinguish yourselves, innovate! Unlock, build and establish technological know-how that does not only simplify but makes everyday living much more powerful for your communities in the several fields of agriculture, drugs, vitality and so forth.”
He included, “Our history is a person of industrious guys and women of all ages who distinguished on their own in enterprise as a result of creative imagination and innovation to help construct the Asanteman we have currently. As you progress be reminded of the communities from which you started and do very well to have many others alongside with you. There are no pastures greener than our fields at residence. In this article is in which the Glory should continue to be, modifying the globe one at a time through technological know-how many thanks to GODEP”
The pitch function noticed eminent small business leaders and sector professionals constituting a judging panel that scrutinized the suggestions offered to provide the ideal out of them.
The panel integrated Dr Samuel Frimpong an economic advisor in the Vice President’s office environment, Prof. Pikay Richardson Affiliate Professor from Manchester Company School, Samuel Akomea, Head of Kumasi Small business Incubator and Valentina Mintah, Founder of Westblue Consulting.
In his speech, Visitor speaker Dr Kofi Kludjeson of Kludjeson International shared insights from his knowledge as a engineering entrepreneur and expressed his delight at the assortment of tips that were being on exhibit ranging from healthcare, company automation, 3D printing and instruction.
Valentina Mintah remarked, “I genuinely think this method will unlock fantastic probable and remodel our technology and the digital overall economy.”
Impressed by the exhibit of enormous expertise and innovation by contributors, the judges arrived to a consensus of picking out and awarding a chosen few but existing all individuals the opportunity of the GODEP application to not only harness and scale up their businesses but also to give them with structural and mentorship help in their 3 months of remain during the method.
Also, in attendance have been Franklin Asare, State Leader, Oracle Ghana and David Ofori, Main Running Officer, Accra Digital Centre.
In accordance to Franklin Asare, State Chief for Oracle Ghana, GODEP is fully commited to delivering infrastructural and mentorship aid necessary to grow electronic companies for contributors.
Moreover, Oracle will expose these area digital firms with out taking any fairness to their powerful community of intercontinental shoppers after they correctly comprehensive the method featuring them the prospect to learn and screen globally resulting in a electronic financial transform.
The GODEP collection is set to go to Tamale, Sunyani, Ho, Koforídua and Takoradi.
The Ghana-Oracle Electronic Enterprise Plan (GODEP) is a portion of Oracle’s Worldwide Startup Ecosystem a distinctive acceleration plan for begin-ups that puts the wide engineering and organization sources of Oracle guiding emerging companies to support them scale and do well.
The Plan, spearheaded by the Ministry of Communications and executed through the Accra Digital Centre, has the sole objective of producing and aiding IT-centered startups to grow and lead to national enhancement.