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Sabon Sake It is often said that when the last tree dies, the last man dies. Every initiative taken in the quest to sustain agriculture represents a step closer to saving the dwindling plant population and rescuing human lives from extinction. For Audrey S....

Memorable experiences often have the power to influence life choices. The story of Comfort Appiah, founder of Ecofashion, is a case in point. Comfort graduated from Ashesi University in 2019 but established  Ecofashion, a venture that produces crafts, art work and artistic fashion...

Beautiful Stories Studios David Boanuh, Ashesi 2019 alumnus and Ashesi Venture Incubator (AVI) fellow, is the co-founder and Film Director of Beautiful Stories Studios. His journey into filmmaking was birthed from an interest in travel and lifestyle filmmaking, which slowly grew into a love for documentaries...

Tailored Hands For centuries, western clothing has dominated the world of fashion. From the renowned runways in Paris, Milan and New York, to the second-hand clothing kiosk in Makola Market,Ghana, one can find all sorts of clothing from different cultures, but hardly any...

Obsessive Innovations. Obsessive Innovations is a venture that can best be described as “a great relief for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs). The story of its inception begins in 2019, when Kelvin Degbotse, a recent graduate of Ashesi University, decided to pursue his...

Kevin, the brain behind Swoove. Kevin Blankson graduated from Ashesi University in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  Kevin’s choice of a major was informed by his personal and deep appreciation of businesses and their pivotal influence on social and political spheres....

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused some businesses to retool - some  to repurpose their assets and others to explore new markets. The Ashesi Venture Incubator (AVI) has responded by supporting its fellows’ ventures to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on their businesses. Oneresponse taken...

The Olympic Torch Relay celebrates the passing of the sacred flame from one torch to the next, from Olympia, in Greece to the site of an Olympic games. The passing of the flame symbolizes the transfer of this symbolic fire from one generation to another....