GSA Eligibility Criteria


THE STARTUP 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!
 
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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