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Development Research For Startup Ecosystems: A highlight Of Past Ecosystem Mapping In Ghana, 2013 TO 2019, Part 1

Aug. 28, 2020, 3:42 p.m.

A variety of gaps pervade Ghana’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, though Ghana is one of the largest and well performing economies in West Africa. Some of these gaps include; a lack of collaboration among actors; lack of access to relevant information; mismatches in investment size supply and demand; poor access to markets; excessive cost of physical infrastructure; and limited access to finance.Despite these challenges, the small and growing business (SGB) sector is actively driving the economy. According to Ghanaian government data, small and medium-sized businesses account for 70 percent of Ghana’s gross domestic product (GDP).Availability of reliable and accessible data over the years has been a challenge and thus, if made available will aid both entrepreneurs and policy support organizations to provide ecosystem tailored solutions to drive economic growth and decent job creation.

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Capacity Building Of Women Essential To Strengthening Startups in Kumasi- Ghana Startup Ecosystem Findings

Aug. 26, 2020, 11:23 a.m.

Women continue to play a vital part in strengthening and boosting Ghana’s Startup Ecosystem. According to the second edition of the Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship (MIWE), 46.4 % of business owners in Ghana are women. The figure is encouraging considering that this has created numerous employment opportunities for the youth.Women are playing a vital role in the Startup Ecosystem in the Ashanti region. Aside from creating opportunities, women entrepreneurs continue to serve as relevant role models for young women who are considering business as an option.

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First Ever Ghana Startup Ecosystem Website To Be Launched by Ghana Tech Lab

Aug. 24, 2020, 11:41 a.m.

The First Ever Ghana Startup Ecosystem Website is set to be launched by Ghana Tech Lab, an ecosystem hub in partnership with Mastercard Foundation and 13 partnering tech hubs across the country.

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Google Meet Could Be A Rival To Zoom And WhatsApp

July 30, 2020, 2:59 p.m.

Google Meet has previewed a brilliant new feature that sounds like it could spice up family catch-up or work meetings. As millions of people work and take classes from home, video conferencing solutions have become an increasingly important part of everyday life.

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Tips On Industrial Food Blending

July 16, 2020, 12:31 p.m.

Industrial food blending usually refers to the process of mixing two distinct solids or mixing of bulk solids with small ratios of liquids. Blending and mixing are interchangeable terms. However, blending is generally more gentle than mixing, which is why it’s technically different.

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Five UX/UI Trends To Keep An Eye On

July 16, 2020, 12:24 p.m.

There is a great demand and an increased focus for User Interface and User Experience Design in the tech industry to produce the best products and experiences for users.

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