New York City Praises Ghana Government For Supporting personal ICT scheme
Commissioner of New York City’s Small Business Services, Gregg Bishop has praised the Government of Ghana for supporting Ghana’s ICT ecosystem in all endeavour. He made this remark when Director of Operations at the Accra Digital Center, David Antwi Ofori made a presentation on behalf of the agency at an IT Series organized by the New York City’s Minority/Women-owned Business Enterprise in collaboration with the Ghana Mission in New York from October 21 to October 24, 2019, in New York.
The meeting was instigated by the Deputy Mayor of New York City, Honorable Phil Thompson, who believes Minorities and Women businesses in New York needs to take advantage of the economic differences between them and other nations because of the cosmopolitan nature of the City.
The Minority/Women-owned Business Enterprise is a race on the gender-conscious program carefully designed to ensure that diverse firms have a chance to compete for government procurement contracts. The event helped in accessing needed information on chances available in New York and needed partnership that could support growth. The event lasted for four days
The delegation of IT Firms from Ghana was engaged by the New York City Department of Small Business Services, a department within New York City that helps in connecting its citizens in getting jobs and other needed assets in making living convenient. The providers of the department for the purpose of matchmaking and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), an agency responsible for the city’s investment in industries that drives the economy, in sectors like technology, life sciences, manufacturing and fashion also give its citizens the needed assistance when the need arises.
The Ghanaian team also met NUMA, a Paris based accelerator network and one of the first accelerators in the world, next to Tech stars and Y-Combination, ERA which is the first accelerator in NYC, and one of the largest accelerator funds on the eastern seaboard and Accathon Capital a program that connects International entrepreneurs into the Chinese market for more opportunities.
IT Consortium, Slamm Technology, Callens, Farcone Technologies, Innovare and Vobiss Solutions ltd were some of the IT firms from Ghana that participated in this IT series which went on.