GSA Categories


Agribusiness Startup of the Year
The Agriculture Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been outstanding in the Agribusiness Value Chain in Ghana through production, supplying, distribution or support service provision.
Fashion Startup of the Year
The Fashion Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been outstanding in revolutionizing the Fashion Industry in Ghana.
Arts, Culture & Tourism Startup of the Year
Arts & Tourism Startup of the Year award recognizes startups that have been outstanding in combining creativity, ingenuity & innovation in the creative arts and tourism sector.
Media Startup of the Year
The Media Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been outstanding in various multimedia engagements and is known for excellence in its work.
Food Processing Startup of the Year
The Processing Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been outstanding in the provision of catering, packaging, processing or preservation services.
Education Startup of the Year
The Education Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been outstanding in the Education & Human Capital Development Sector.
Banking & Finance Startup of the Year
The Finance Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been outstanding in providing services and play key roles in the financial sector of Ghana’s economy.
Technology Startup of the Year
The Technology Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been exceptional in the Technology & Innovation Landscape in Ghana with innovative IT-based solutions.
Manufacturing Startup of the Year
The Manufacturing Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been exceptional in the production of innovative Made in Ghana products.
Health Startup of the Year
The Health Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been outstanding in the Health Sector Value Chain.
Environment & Sanitation Startup of the Year
The Environment and Sanitation Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup that has been exceptional in leading and innovating change in the Environment and Sanitation Industry in Ghana.
Student Startup of the Year
The Student Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup founded and operated by a student(s) with an impressive track record of achievements.
Non Ghanaian Startup of the Year
The Non-Ghanaian Startup of the Year Award recognizes a startup operating in Ghana but foreign owned and is exceptional in their select industries.
Female Startup Entrepreneur of the Year
The Female Startup Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes women founders who have achieved a remarkable track record of achievements in starting and running a globally competitive startup in Ghana.
Social Enterprise Startup of the Year
The Social Enterprise of the Year Award recognizes an organization which has been exceptional in the execution of innovative Social Impact Projects in Ghana.
Startup Entrepreneur of the Year
The Startup Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes an entrepreneur who has an impressive track record of achievements in the pursuit of building an innovative & globally competitive startup in Ghana. Winners must exhibit extraordinary evidence of passion, vision, drive, tenacity, leadership and potential to dominate their industry.
Startup of the Year
The Startup of the Year Award recognizes a Startup with an outstanding performance and evidence of success in the pursuit of building an innovative and globally competitive business, products and/or services. Winning Startup must exhibit an indisputable potential for tremendous success and leadership in their industry and dominance of the marketplace.
Startup Support Organization of the Year
The Startup Support Organization of the Year Honorary Award recognizes the organization whose focus, projects and initiatives has enabled a large number of Startups across the country by either providing them with Capacity Building, Funding, Coaching & Mentorship or Marketing Support and Promotion.
Best Co-Working Space of the Year
The Best Co-Working Space of the Year Honorary Award recognizes the Hub that has provided the best co working space services to startups taking into consideration their prices, location, projects and initiatives.
Best Accelerator / Incubator Program of the Year
The Best Accelerator / Incubator Program of the Year Honorary Award recognizes a program, project or initiative that has been of immense support to Startups. It could be an annual program, project or initiative or one that was executed in the Award Year.
Ecosystem Hero of the Year
The Ecosystem Hero of the Year Honorary Award recognizes an individual whose presence in the Startup Ecosystem has influenced a lot of Startups and Entrepreneurs through coaching and mentorship and support in diverse ways.
Investor of the Year
The Investor of the Year Honorary Award recognizes an Individual or an organization that has been instrumental in funding a large number of startups or startup projects.
Hub of the Year
The Hub of the Year Honorary Award recognizes and celebrates the Hub that has gone through great lengths to provide a safe and productive environment for Startups to work from and resourceful materials, projects and initiatives to enable the growth of these Startups.
Startup Coach / Consultant of the Year
The Startup Coach /Consultant of the Year is an Honorary Award that recognizes an Outstanding Individual Startup Coach or Consultant that has evidently supported Startups and the development of a vibrant startup ecosystem
Startup Support Application/Program of the Year
The Startup Support Application/Program of the Year of the Year is an Honorary Award that recognizes a software, application or a program that has evidently supported the establishment and/or growth of startups in Ghana.
 
28th
APRIL 2021

Ghana Startup Awards discovers and awards Tactical, Adaptable, Non-comformist, Organised and Energetic Startups passionately building and growing globally competitive businesses.


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