GSE- World’s Largest Digital Accelerator Announces Top 3 Startups for Fall 2017 (Africa)

October 27, 2017, Accra, Ghana. The Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) is pleased to announce the top 3 startups for the 2nd annual Africa digital accelerator. Founded by Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur, Christine S. Ntim, the African cohort features finalists from over 38 different countries.

Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE)  returns with the 2nd annual digital startup accelerator for entrepreneurs residing in or seeking to launch a company in Africa.  GSE digital accelerator programs are open to all small businesses, startups, and freelancers. Each application round is rolling admission until the top 100 are selected to complete the program. From the finalist pool, 10 will be selected to pitch investors and influencers on demo day. The top 3 are announced at the conclusion of the program to receive partner prizes, media features, and potential investment.

GSE digital accelerators are organized by 7 regional directors who will be hosting all programs this fall. Startups can apply for admission to a digital accelerator via our partner platform F6S.  The 2017 accelerator dates are:

  1. Caribbean October 17-19
  2. Africa October 24-26
  3. Europe October 30- November 1st
  4. America November 7-9
  5. Middle East November 12-14
  6. Asia November 14,15,16
  7. Latin America November 21-23

Speaker, partnership and sponsorship inquiries can be directed to the GSE team via info@globalstartupecosystem.com


Top 150

Africa Top 15

  1. SynCommerce- Ghana – E-commerce Data
  2. ZayRide- Ethiopia  – Transportation
  3. Grain Capitals- Nigeria – Agriculture
  4. Ubuntu Meal Deliveries Zambia – Commerce Delivery
  5. SunPoynt  Kenya – Energy
  6. ScholarX- Nigeria – Education
  7. Soko Ug Uganda- E Commerce
  8. iNuKa PaP- Kenya  – Fintech
  9. Young women in programming- Ghana – Education
  10. iBeba- Kenya – Logistics Transport
  11. Bitpaya- Nigeria – Fintech
  12. Mediosa Nigeria – Medical
  13. ShambaIntel Africa- Kenya – Agriculture
  14. MOLI – Nigeria
  15. Tangent Eco-Innovation Hub- Nigeria – Hiring Platform

Vote for your top company here: https://vote.pollcode.com/82132827


Top 3

  1. Inuka – with 24 points 
  2. Bitpaya –  with 22.5 points 
  3. Sunpoynt – with 23 points
  4. Tangent- with 17 points
  5. Green Plant – with 8 points 

Prizes include

  • access to all GSE accelerators (70+ speakers)
  • Free pass for 2 to attend GhanaTech Summit on March 7-9, 2017 (With a pitching spot on stage)
  • media features across GSE’s networks

Congratulations to the winning team! 

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Congratulations to the popular vote winner- Young Women in Programming Ghana! 

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