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Based on data produced by the Ghana National Tomato Producers Federation, Ghana produces over 510,000 tons of tomatoes each year. Out of this number, 153,000 which constitutes 30% is lost after harvest (Goodman, 2017). The perishable nature of tomatoes means that it easily goes to...

Grace Cleland, an Ashesi University alumna and AVI fellow founded Natural Space because she came to be aware of “the struggles that come with having afro-textured hair”, setting out to provide the “right hair products and regimen in order to boost the confidence of natural...

Emma Forson, a fellow in this year’s AVI cohort is the founder of ELNAK Recycles, which recycles textiles for businesses and households to eliminate fabric pollution and its unwanted accumulation across the country. ELNAK Recycles creates employment and contributes to the 8th and 9th SDE goals;...

Ebenezer Addo Tenkorang, a 2020 fellow of the AVI, is an alumnus of Ashesi University and the cofounder of Adesua Online, an e-learning platform that provides an affordable, convenient and remote world class education to intellectually passionate high school students in Ghana.  The fellow confesses that...

Bernard Wayne is an AVI fellow and the founder of Speeders Laundry, which exists to provide efficient, reliable and professional laundry services to busy working urban dwellers and in the process, empowers the women they work with to take charge of their own life.  Smocks and...

With the increasing rate at which fast food ventures are growing, the diets of consumers continue to change towards a more unhealthy dietary lifestyle. One solution to this is BAE, which provides healthy food on the go. Bite And Enjoy. AVI fellow Angela Boahene is the...

The Ashesi Venture Incubator’s Covid-19 Relief Impact Project was launched to empower our fellows to make an impact in the communities they serve as well as the stakeholder communities of Ashesi University with existing and modified solutions they can retool to survive the...

On February 3, 2021, the New Entrepreneurs Xchange for Transformation: Idea to Impact project (NEXTi2i), held the second edition of the Lean Research Introductory Class. This was a virtual convening. The program was facilitated by Dr. Gordon Adomdza; NEXTi2i Program Director, Arkeisha Amissah-Arthur;...

Virtual Bootcamp On the 20th and 21st of November 2020, the New Entrepreneurs Xchange for Transformation:   Idea to Impact Project (NEXTi2i) organized a virtual bootcamp for fellows and aspiring entrepreneurs who needed some guidance, to draw their Business Model Canvas. The two-day event...