Oracle’s Global Startup Program set to support 500 startups in Ghana

Oracle is the number one provider of business software, with a broad portfolio of solutions for companies of all sizes.

430,000 customers in 175 countries use Oracle technologies to seize business opportunities and solve real, tangible challenges.

Today, Oracle has helped many startups around the world with its program ‘Global Startup Ecosystem’.

The Government of Ghana have announced the Ghana-Oracle Digital Enterprise Program, a new collaborative effort to support technology-enabled startups and entrepreneurs across Ghana.

The Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem, Oracle’s program for entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide, has committed to support 500 local startups through access to Oracle Cloud technology, mentoring and workshops, and business-enablement and support resources.

The program will include:

● Support and enable 500 local startups and entrepreneurs
● Engage with local innovation hubs to execute
● Open to B2B and B2C startups of all sizes and all stages of growth
● Oracle Cloud credits, mentoring, workshops, and deep discounts after credits expire
● World-class mentoring and curriculum resources (virtual and on-site)
● Migration credits and technical support
● Local Oracle program representatives for assistance
● Qualifying startups can have the opportunity to access Oracle’s marketing and customer ecosystems to further boost their business

“The technology and business ingenuity coming out of Africa is exciting and inspiring,” said Jason Williamson, vice president, Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem. “Collaborating with government and President Akufo-Addo is an excellent way to provide immediate impact and support for hundreds of innovators across the country of Ghana as we look to expand our commitment to more entrepreneurs and startups in Africa.”

“We are on a journey toward increasing the application of science, technology and innovation in the development of our economy, society and our country, and it’s a priority of this government,” said Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana. “The startup ecosystem will enhance the growth of our budding technology sector and should spur a wave of innovative ideas from entrepreneurs that will provide solutions to local and global challenges and provide digital jobs for the ever increasing young population.

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