Ekow Mensah

Named amongst 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians and 60 Young Leaders in Ghana by CocaCola, Ekow Mensah is a serial entrepreneur who has developed a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Startup & SME markets, both as a practitioner and a multiple business owner. His responsibilities are far-reaching and encompass public speaking, business consultancy, mentoring, training, coaching as well as informing policy within strategic organisations that are involved in the evolvement of entrepreneurship development, as a key contributor to economic growth. Ekow is not limited to Ghana or the continent of Africa, his work and professional alliances extend to partnerships with UK and USA based associates who together create solutions for Startup & SMEs in building capacity & accessing global markets.

Ekow is the Founder & CEO of The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) with 10 flagship projects namely Student & Youth Entrepreneurs’ Network (SYENet), GirlEmpowered, WomanRising, The Startup Network, The SME Network, TANOEhub, TANOE Money, TANOE Institute, TANOE Media and TANOE Research. He is also the Chairman of Ekow Mensah Investments, a Private Equity firm with investment in 5 companies namely IConceptsPR, Trade Hub Limited, Privateline, York Construction & Investments and Ekow Mensah Consulting.

Ekow Mensah is the Chairman of the Ghana Startup Awards Jury.