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Ghana​ ​to​ ​host​ ​100​ ​global​ ​speakers​ ​for​ ​the​ ​largest tech​ ​event​ ​in​ ​Africa

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Ghana​ ​to​ ​host​ ​100​ ​global​ ​speakers​ ​for​ ​the​ ​largest tech​ ​event​ ​in​ ​Africa

​In an effort to accelerate startups from emerging markets, the ​Global Startup Ecosystem will be hosting major summits in developing countries across the globe. ​Haiti was the first country to host the largest annual gathering of innovators addressing humanity’s grandest challenges with over 100 global speakers in 2017. ​Ghana ​will join the global initiative with top companies, celebrities and​ ​government​ ​officials​ ​in​ ​2018. The central theme of the global summit is to “catalyze startup ecosystems in emerging markets”. Day one is centered on “Drivers of startup ecosystems” with a deep dive look at the contributions of VC fund managers, angel investors, accelerators, incubators and media reporters on tech innovation hubs around the world. Day two is centered on “Disruptors of startup economies” with an analysis exponential technologies​ ​in​ ​transforming​ ​future​ ​industries​ ​via​ ​Ai,​ ​virtual​ ​reality,​ ​drone,​ ​robotics,​ ​space,​ ​etc. The event will host speakers from Google, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, Twitter, IBM, Microsoft, and more. Over 40+ media representatives from Forbes, Inc Magazine, Fast Company, Black Enterprise, NY Times and​ ​more​ ​will​ ​be​ ​in​ ​attendance. Hosting the event in Ghana not only aims to revitalize economic activity in the country but to also provide a new narrative for Ghana and emerging markets. “Ghana, the gateway to Africa can redefine how we leverage exponential opportunities across the continent…” says the founding organizer of the event- Einstein​ ​Ntim. Tickets​ ​are​ ​now​ ​live​ ​via​ ​​​. About Ghana Tech Summit: ​Ghana Tech Summit brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, digital marketers and creatives under one roof together to address humanity’s grandest challenges via technology and entrepreneurship. It is a part of a 13-year initiative of the ​Global Startup Ecosystem​-the first and largest digital accelerator that accelerates 1000 companies to market annually across 190+ countries​ ​entirely​ ​online. About Global Startup Ecosystem: ​Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): is a central hub designed to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age. GSE primarily provides online digital accelerator programs for startup ecosystems in different geographic regions, industry verticals, and impactful topic areas. Regions of focus are: ​Africa​,​Asia,​America,​Caribbean​, ​Europe, ​Latin America and the ​Middle East . Frontier tech areas of focus are: ​Space , Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Drones, IOT (Network + Sensors), Robotics, Synthetic Biology (Nano Tech) and Manufacturing (3d printing). Topic and industries of focus are: Fintech, Ed tech, Health Tech, Sustainable Development Goals. Smart City, Diversity and more. GSE culminates digital programs by providing unique ecosystem experiences through a series off offline summits,​ ​bootcamps,​ ​and​ ​tours. Contact: Ghana​ ​Tech​ ​Summit​ ​Team (E)​ ​ (W)​ ​​ (F)​ ​​ (T)​ ​​ Global​ ​Startup​ ​Ecosystem​ ​Team (E)​ ​ (W)​ ​​ (F)​​lobalstartupecosystem (T)​ ​  ]]>

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Ameyaw Kissi Debrah, known professionally as Ameyaw Debrah, is a Ghanaian celebrity blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter.

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