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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....

For enterprising students graduating from the university, there are very little opportunities for exploring the business concepts they develop while in the university. Faced with the requirement to do their national service, most of them put their ideas on pause and often never come...

The tremendous influence and impact of women entrepreneurs in transforming economies of both developed and developing countries cannot be overemphasized. Women have always been exceptional and often juggle multiple roles. As  society continues to achieve equality and making strides in ensuring female voices are heard, we...

Nexti2i Organizes Fifth Lean Research Workshop. On the 10th and 11th of December 2019, The New Entrepreneurs Xchange for Transformation: Idea to Impact project (NEXTi2i) organized Lean Research workshop at Ashesi University. Led by co-Founder of Lean Research, Kendra Leith, with support from Dr. Gordon Adomdza,...

THE ASHESI VENTURE INCUBATOR(AVI) PARTICIPATES IN THE ASHESI DEEP DIVE EXPERIENCE.  The Ashesi Deep Dive, held in October every year, is a programme explicitly designed for government, nonprofit, business, and academic institutions interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the work happening on the Ashesi campus...

The Ashesi Venture Incubator (AVI), a programme of the New Entrepreneurs Xchange for Transformation (NEXTi2i), hosted a three-day pre-incubation workshop for entrepreneurs who are fellows in the incubator at Hephzibah Christian Centre from August 28th -30th. The fellows participated in mini-workshop sessions to assess their...

NEXTi2i, a collaboration between Ashesi University and MIT D-Lab, hosted eighty-one participants in four Lean Research workshops led by Kendra Leith, Co-Founder of Lean Research and Associate Director for Research at MIT D-Lab, at Ashesi University between June 10 and June 17. Ms. Leith developed...