The Brands Communication and Business Development Manager for Quick Angels Limited, Mrs Veronica Ofosuhemaa Owusu-Ansah, has said Ghana has “great intellectuals with great entrepreneurial mindset” required for the transformation of the country’s economy.
She said “once they are identified, properly nurtured and explored, we will be a country with great people to transform the economy”.
Mrs Owusu-Ansah said this during her last tour session with some entrepreneurs at Hopin Academy in Tamale to climax Quick Angels’ regional tour for the year.
After five months of interacting with entrepreneurs on how best to fund their projects and ideas with equity funding across the country, she said Ghanaian entrepreneurs are more than ready for equity financing.
She has been on a nationwide tour engaging entrepreneurs on the need for equity financing for startups and businesses, noting the experience “has been fulfilling and ecstatic”.
According to Mrs owusu-Ansah, entrepreneurs are ready to relinquish part of their business for equity investors as oppose to the speculation that Ghanaian entrepreneurs do not want to share stake.
“In fact some are more than ready to be ‘idea rockers’ where they will only rack ideas and give it out as equity to angel investors,” she stated.
She explained that “it is better to owe a small percentage of a thriving business than to owe 100% stake that is motionless due to lack of funds”.
The Quick Angels’ regional tour started in June 2019 after it was launched on May 8, 2019.
The tour was designed to create awareness of the brand while educating entrepreneurs on the need for equity financing and how equity funding scheme works.
Quick Angels Limited is the first and formally institutionalized angel investor company in Ghana that seeks to support potential and existing entrepreneurs as well as business with equity financing.