Forbes Africa has released its annual list of 30 under 30 young African entrepreneurs, a list that essentially highlights young entrepreneurs under age thirty who are likely to be billionaires in a matter of years.
The list that was compiled by Forbes Africa journalist Ancillar Mangena who led an extensive exercise to scout for Africa’s best business prospects for the next generation uses research and nominations of readers in choosing the 250 potential under 30s.
Then based on Innovation, business size, location and resilience the number was further pruned to thirty with five Ghanaians making the cut.
The increased number of Ghanaians on the list, for most people symbolizes Ghana’s growing entrepreneurial drive.
The five Ghanaians who made the list are as follows:
Sulley Amin Abubakar
Sulley Amin is the founder of Zaacoal, a green, climate-friendly household energy company that is set to revolutionize the charcoal industry in Ghana, Africa and the world. Zaacoal’s unique manufacturing process which capitalizes on household waste as the primary source of raw materials has endeared it customers worldwide.
Nana Prempeh is co-founder and CEO of Asoriba. With the 520 million African Christian population as the primary target, Asoriba is a web and mobile application that enables effective church administration for leaders, and seamless engagement with members through mobile phones (app & sms).
CEO and co-founder of MapTech Logistics Limited, Prince Boadu uses the power of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to solve business problems by developing and deploying GIS based applications.
David Asiamah is the founder and CEO of Agro Mindset Group, a world-class agribusiness consortium. The Agro Mindset Group comprises the Agro Mindset Organisation, Agro Mindset Farms, Agro Mindset Brokerage, Agro Mindset Logistics and Youth In Agriculture.
Award-winning Entrepreneur and Consultant, John Armah is a passionate entrepreneur whose aim is to empower other African entrepreneurs to start and run world-class businesses. Among many awards, John Armah has been ranked as the 27th Most Influential Ghanaian by ETV Ghana (2012), Winner 2012 Ideas Award by Legacy and Legacy, Pioneer and Chairman of the Africa Youth Economic and Model African Union Commission.
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I hope they will empower their people, give generously to the country needs and for god seek pay for solar energy, decent water supplies and basic everyday man needs to live. As on my last visit I saw people still having to struggle with no light, water, refudge collections, unfinished roads, no social housing and most horrifying a lack of care and love for their fellow man. so lets have a list of the top 10 humanitarians efforts!