GSA
Eligibility Criteria


Find out what the Ghana Startup Awards Body looks out for in potential nominees and winners.

The Startup Business must be:

Headquarters
The Startup Business has have its Headquarters in Ghana.
Age
The Startup Business much have been in operation between 6 months and 6 years.
Type of Business
The Startup Business should be an Independent Business and not a franchise.
Ownership
The Startup Business must be 50% or more Ghanaian owned, with the owner/s responsible for making the key management decisions.
Registration
A Registered business (not an idea or plan) – Ownership being Sole Proprietorship, Limited Liability (for-profit & not for-Profit) or Partnership.

Nominated Startups Cannot:

  • Be a Government Agency.
  • Be more than 50% owned by another business.
  • Have employees who have been involved in the judging of the Awards Program.
  • Be a listed company, a franchisee, franchisor, a club or a co-operative (exception to startups listed on the Ghana Alternative Stock Market).
  • Given the necessarily fluid nature of these definitions, the basic rule is: if in doubt, just APPLY!
 

THIS YEAR'S EVENT

08th
OCTOBER 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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