Bootcamp – SEWAfrica Welcome

09:00AM -10:00AM: Check-in & Breakfast

10:00AM – 10:30AM: Intro + Opening

10:30AM -11:00AM: Welcome Keynote

(Dr. Edward Botway, Executive Director of Finance, Ecobank Ghana & Regional Executive Anglophone West Africa)

11:00AM – 12:30PM: First Session

Technology, product development & making sense of data

(Ibrahim Misto, Vice President, Business Development – Africa, Emergent Payments & Prince Banini, Product Development Associate, Kumasi Hive)

12:30PM – 01:30PM: Lunch

01:30PM – 02:00PM: Talk

Building a purpose-driven business

(Kristian Bengtsson, Co-founder, Human And Kind)

02:00PM – 04:00PM: Second Session

Ideation, Validation & Market Analysis + Founding Team and Mentors

(Richard Darkey, Marketing & Communications Consultant; Kelvin Nyame, Founder, Meqasa)

04:00PM – 04:30PM: Masterclass

Branding & marketing hacks for founders on a low budget

(Princewill Omorogiuwa, Founder, 3rdfloor Digital)

04:30PM – 05:30PM: Digital Makeover session

Free profile pictures, LinkedIn profile update, resume for founders, mastering your elevator pitch and more.

(Ft: David Atsu; Brothers Media Production; The Glass Room by Mozilla)

Bootcamp at Venue

08:30AM – 09:30AM: Check-in and Breakfast

09:30AM – 11:30AM: Game Changer Moment & High-Performance Training Session

Rewire Your Mind for Greatness

(Akua Nyame-Mensah, Certified Int’l Coach & Babs Ofori, Wellbeing & Yogi Coach)

11:30AM – 12:00PM: Debriefing & Feedback

12:00PM – 01:00PM: Lunch

01:00PM – 01:15PM: Masterclass

Digital Storytelling in Today’s Africa

(Rodney Quarcoo, Photographer & Canon Certified Trainer)

01:15PM – 01:30PM: Talk

Fake news & online privacy

(Adu Ampofo, Managing Director, Velia Consulting Limited)

01:30PM – 03:00PM: Second Session

Digital banking and planning sustainable business funding

(Stephen Kemetse, Regional Head of Transaction Services, Group Ecobank & Anita Abbey, Head of Performance Management for Corporate and Investment Bank, Ecobank Ghana)

03:00PM – 03:30PM: Third Session

Legal Structure – Using the law to protect your business

(Suzanne Butah, Legal Director, Guinness Ghana)

03:30PM – 03:40PM: Investor Readiness Session

What investors want to see from your business before signing the fat check

(Will Senyo, Co-founder, Impact Hub/Partner, Ingressive Capital)

03:40PM – 05:00PM: Readyforwork Startup Coaching Session

1on1 Coaching Session for Founders

High-Level Conference & Pitch Day at venue

9:00AM – 10:00AM: Welcome & Registration

10:00AM – 10:15AM: Opening Keynote

How to Create the Future and Own it

(Toro Orero, Partner, QI Holdings)

10:15AM – 10:45AM: High-Level Panel

Achieving Business Growth and Sustainability Through Intra-Africa Trade & Diaspora Collaboration

(Ft: Ayesha Bedwei, Tax Partner West Africa, PwC,

Ziad Hamoui, Founding Member, Borderless Alliance in West Africa,

Tucci Goka Ivowi, Deputy CEO & founding member, Ghana Commodity Exchange,

Emmanuel Gamor, President, Unpacking Africa 4.0,

Miishe Addy, Co-founder, Jetsream.)


Moderator: Yasmin Kumi, Africa Foresight Group

10:50AM – 11:35PM: The 10% Dialogue

Youth-led, multi-stakeholder dialogue on the role of education, the government, private sector, and the media in creating an enabling entrepreneurship ecosystem in Africa.


(Ft: Mme DOROBA Hendrina Chalwe, Manager, Education and Skills Development Division, African Development Bank

Victor Asemota, Africa partner at Alta Global Ventures

Grace Ihejiamaizu, Founder, OpportunityDesk

Maxwell Dodd, CEO, Econet Media Ghana

Sean Burrowes, COO, Ingressive Capital)


Moderator: Ashley Zakia Ancordi, Project & Community Manager, SFAN

11:35AM – 11:40AM: Live Performance

(Nana Yaw Attah Konadu, Spoken Word Artist)

11:45AM – 11:50AM: Commercial Break

11:50AM – 12:35PM: Keynote Panel

#HotSectorsAfrica – Trends in digital payments, eCommerce, healthcare, agriculture, & education

(Ft: Dan Asare-Kyei, PhD – CEO, Esoko

Dika Oha – Developer Growth Director, Andela

Pearlyn Budu, Country Manager, Jumia

Dr. Dan V. Armooh, Chief Executive Officer, Acacia Health Insurance

Daniel Gyampo, Head of Audit, eProcess International S.A)


Moderator: Meghan McCormick, Co-founder, OZE

12:00PM – 12:25PM: Trailblazers Panel

#CreativeHustle – How to harness & monetize your talents

(Ft: Eyram Tawia, Co-founder, Leti Arts &

Vimbai Mutinhiri, Executive Producer, mambo media)

Moderator: Philip Ashon, Head of TV Production, CitiTV Ghana

12: 55PM – 01:00PM: Commercial Break

01:00PM – 02:00PM: Lunch Break

02:00PM – 02:10PM: Fireside Chat

Content: Now. Future. Beyond. How to plan 3D to remain competitive in the  transformative age. 

(Ully Ogwah, Founder, Africa Art Achives)

02:10PM – 02:20PM: Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award

02:20PM – 03:20PM: Young Money Business Pitch

1-on-1 business pitch session with investors

(Investors: Ingressive Capital, QI Holdings, Intelligent Capital)

03:20PM – 05.00PM: Demos, Closing speech, Marketplace & Networking