2016 Winners

Education StartUp of the Year Winner

eCampus LLC


eCampus LLC is a self-paced education platform for anyone who wants to learn and prepare for Mathematics examinations at the JHS, SHS and Tertiary levels. eCampus is built on all technology interface, hence it’s availabilities on the Web, Android, Blackberry, iOs etc.

Fashion Startup of the Year

Heal The World


“If we cannot make our own shoes, then when shall we make our own planes?” Fred Deegbe Jr., CEO of Heel the World. Heel the World (HTW) is a social enterprise and a footwear that works to empower Ghanaian startup companies.

Technology Startup of the Year

McAbe Solutions


MCABE Solutions is an IT company that provides IT support services to startup companies as well small and medium scale enterprises, whose size does not justify hiring the services of full time IT personnel or setting up an IT department with all its infrastructure and related costs.

Media Startup of the Year

Ameyaw Debrah Media


Ameyaw Debrah is a media company run by ace Ghanaian blogger Ameyaw Debrah. The media outfit manages www.yen.com.gh and www.ameyawdebrah.com and offers other consultancy services from their great wealth of experience in the Ghanaian new media space.
 

Startup of the Year

Echo House


EchoHouse Ghana Limited is a 360 creative marketing agency with years of operational experience that has seen them grow from a magazine into BTL (Below The Line) marketing to digital marketing to production and sales.

Food Processing Startup of the Year

Wanjo Foods


Wanjo Foods is an indigenous business started by Yaganoma Baatuolkuu in an effort to stern the extinction of African indigenous wild plants and foods through the creation of food products that can be marketed to the modern palate. They have gone ahead to win funding from investors.

Manufacturing StartUp of the Year Winner

Kantanka


Kantanka Automobile is a car manufacturing company with an assembly plant whose range of cars include both electric saloon and electric four Wheel drives. The electric SUVs are called Nkunimdie and Otumfuo with an electric range of Katanka Onatafuo 4×4 pickups.

Banking & Finance StartUp of the Year Winner

mPower


MPower Payments is the safest and easiest way to pay and get paid online in Ghana. Their services allow anyone to pay in any way they prefer, including through debit cards, bank accounts and mobile wallets. With MPower, businesses are able to accept all forms of payment.
 

Non Ghanaian StartUp of the Year Winner

Tonaton


Tonaton Ghana is a website where you can buy and sell almost everything. Its completely free to publish a classified ad on tonaton.com as they have the wdesr selection of popular second hand items all over Ghana, which makes it easy to find exactly what you are looking for.

Student StartUp of the Year Winner

Purple Trendz


Purple Trendz Gh is an African accessories fashion line based in the heart of Ghana-Accra which provides accessories for all occasions including weddings and engagements.

Social Enterprise StartUp of the Year Winner

Soronko Solutions


Soronko Solutions seeks to equip rural Ghanaian youth with problem solving skills by studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through an interactive supplimentary curriculum and apprenticeship program. Hence their falgship project Tech Need Girls.

StartUp Support Org. of the Year

Startup Gh


StartUp Gh promotes entreprenuerial leadership skills and connecting the youth with transformative opportunities and training.
 

StartUp Entrepreneur of the Year Winner

Regina Honu (Agyare)


Regina Agyare is a Ghanaian Software Developer and founder of Soronko Solutions, a software development company in Ghana. She was unveiled as the 2016 Vlisco Brand Ambassador. In an interview with the CNN’s African StartUp she is described as a Ghanaian tech guru who wants to develop the next generation of women in technology.

Agribusiness StartUp of the Year Winner

Farmerline


FarmerLine is a Ghanaian social enterprise specializing in the development of web platforms and mobile applications in order to disseminate and collect agricultural data to/from smallholder farmers and has successfully reached over 200,000 small-scale farmers across four countries.

Arts, Culture and Tourism StartUp of the Year Winner

KP Photography


KP Photography is a photography agency which creates Creative Pictures telling its own story headed by Kafui Praise. They have been behind amazing projects across the country and have made a mark for their works through extreme professionalism.