New Economy Booster: Acceleration ventures exchange ideas with Entrepreneur-in-Residence Derrydean Dadzie

Top ventures of the booster program engage renowned entrepreneur

Ventures accepted into the New Economy Booster Acceleration track, spent time engaging the Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EiR) Derrydean Dadzie on Friday, 5 of March at Impact Hub Accra.

At the forum, the ventures, many of whom are less than 3 years old or just formed, discussed real-life problems entrepreneurs face as case studies, with guidance from Dadzie, CEO of DreamOval a fintech company, and also Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Technology.

The ventures also networked among themselves.

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New Economy Booster Features: Green Ecoworks

Emmanuela Appiah of Green Ecoworks talks to us about her reasons for joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how the venture has benefitted from the program. Green Ecoworks made it into the Acceleration phase of the program.

The Green Ecoworks Project is about recycling of single-use plastic waste into beams, sheets, and blocks that can be used to make furniture, containers, and a variety of structures like kiosks, pop-up shops, and others.

Their products are low-cost and easy to produce. Also they can be recycled multiple times after initial use.

New Economy Booster Features: Frish (Nshonam)

Samuel of Frish (Nshonam) talks to us about joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how his business has benefitted from it during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frish (Nshonam) made it into the Acceleration phase of NEB.

Frish aims at aggregating artisanal fishing and marketing via a combination of e-commerce and traditional selling strategies. This tech-enabled solution is aimed at pushing for microfinance support for fishing communities in the value-chain.

New Economy Booster Features: Magvision Recycling

Magdalene Ontoba of Magvision Recycling talks to us about joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how her business has benefitted from it during the COVID-19 pandemic. Magvision Recycling made it into the Acceleration phase of NEB.

Magvision enterprise provides a wide range of plastic solutions for households and raw materials for various packaging companies. They have a recycling collection centre. They don’t only collect plastic waste, they organize programs and educate people on how to manage waste.

New Economy Booster Features: Barah Farms

Philip Appiah Yamoah of Barah Farms talks to us about his reasons for joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how his venture has benefitted it during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barah Farms made it into the Acceleration phase of the program.

Barah is an enterprise offering hatchery services that provides day-old chicken, guinea fowls and turkey for local farmers at affordable prices while developing breeding stocks.

New Economy Booster Features: Health Direct Global

Kelvin Ashie the Co-founder of Health Direct Global talks to us about his reasons for joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how his venture has benefitted from it. Health Direct Global made it into the Acceleration phase of NEB.

Health Direct Global provides an inclusive suite of digitally-enabled platforms that allow health consumers to connect to an aggregated on-demand network of health professionals, service providers and impact-driven healthcare interventions.

New Economy Booster Features: LK Foods (Mr. Joli)

Benedict of LK Foods (Mr. Joli) talks to us about joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how it has benefitted his company during the COVID-19 pandemic. His venture made it into the Acceleration phase of the program.

An agro-food processing company providing, high quality, organic, unadulterated, and well packaged food product produced under a clean and hygienic condition in accordance with FDA standards.

New Economy Booster Features: Nukushare Agro

Hope Adzakpa of Nukushare Agro talks to us about joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how it has benefitted his company during the COVID-19 pandemic. His venture made it into the Acceleration phase of the program.

Nukushare Agro Limited is an innovative agricultural technology company working to increase farmers’ access and use of improved seeds and other critically needed farm inputs.

Nukushare Agro champions inclusive digital agriculture. They integrate modern technologies to enable farmers a timely access to quality improved seeds and other farm inputs, accurate agronomic data, and agricultural services aimed at improving farmers’ productivity, resilience to changing climate.

New Economy Booster Features: Basics International (Hedzole)

Patricia Wilkins of Basics International (Hedzole) talks to us about joining the New Economy Booster program and how Hedzole has benefitted from the program, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hedzole made it into the Acceleration phase of the program.

BASICS International founded Hedzole, a social enterprise that trains and employs youth; using education and training, BASICS empowers community youths to rise out of poverty and achieve social freedom.

New Economy Booster Features: Suma Systems

Yakubu Salisu (CFO & Partner) and Raymond Taaku (Co-Founder) of Suma Systems talk to us about joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how Suma has benefitted from it. Suma made it into the Acceleration phase of NEB.

Suma Deliveries is a last mile delivery app that enables users to send packages directly to their recipient’s phone number as easily as they would send texts.

During this COVID 19 pandemic, more people are doing business online/remotely than ever in history. This has created an acute need for goods to be moved around on the go, in the most efficient way.

New Economy Booster Features: Scribble Works

Daniel Amedza Philips the Co-Founder of Scribble Works talks to us about his reasons for joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how his venture has benefitted from the program. Scribble Works made it into the Acceleration phase of the NEB.

Scribble Works is an enterprise focused on technological integration training and for schools and teachers who do not have computer labs and/or internet connectivity, thereby leveling the learning field for the average Ghanaian school.