22 June 2021, Accra: Unicorn Group (“Unicorn”), a pan-African, investment company targeting innovative ideas, start-ups, and early-stage companies in the technology and technology-enabled sectors across Africa is pleased to announce the launch of the Unicorn Incubation Campus in Accra, Ghana.
Following the launch of the company’s incubation campuses in Lagos, San Francisco, and Dallas, the Unicorn Incubation and innovation Campus Accra will set a new standard for anyone with an idea and address the challenges faced by entrepreneurs and startups across West Africa.
The Unicorn Incubation Campus for entrepreneurs and innovators was commissioned by Hon. Kojo Nkrumah, Minister of Information Ghana, other special guests of honor in attendance were Salma Okonkwo, Chairman UBI Group, Dr. Wura Abiola, Director Unicorn Group, and Kojo Annan, General Partner Vector Innovation Fund.
“It is exciting that the Unicorn Incubation Campus is happening in Accra, entrepreneurs face several problems, with an ecosystem like this that provides access to 24-hour co-working spaces, technology, networking, training and mentorship, entrepreneurs can harness the opportunities to create global brands” – Hon. Kojo Nkrumah, Minister of Information Ghana commented at the launch ceremony.
As Africans continue to innovate and position the continent as an increasingly attractive destination for investment, competition on the global stage, and technology-based solutions, Unicorn Group is pleased to support an ecosystem that will empower entrepreneurs to bring their ambitious ideas to life and propel us toward the Africa we desire.
“The Unicorn Incubation Campus Accra further reiterates our commitment towards spurring innovation and empowering African entrepreneurs to identify and build sustainable and competitive companies that will contribute to the economic growth of Africa. We believe that the Unicorn Incubation Campus will be a game changer for all entrepreneurs in Ghana who want to launch their dreams.” said Dr. Akintoye Akindele, Chairman Unicorn Group.
About Unicorn Group
Unicorn Group (Unicorn) is a pan-African, investment company targeting innovative ideas, start-ups and early-stage companies in the technology and technology-enabled sectors across Africa; that have the potential to emerge as unicorns. Unicorn provides education, training, mentorship, infrastructure, and long-term capital to entrepreneurs, start-ups and early stage in the technology and technology-enabled sector through its ecosystem strategy.