Thinking of starting your own business in Ghana? Find useful links and addresses here.

Are you thinking of starting your own business in your country of origin, Ghana?

We have put together a selection of links on starting a business in Ghana that we, our partners and Business Ideas for Development participants have found useful.

Ministries, chambers of commerce and organisations

Thorough research is essential when you are drafting a solid business plan. As well as conducting in-depth market analysis, you need to factor in the national regulatory framework. What is the tax and customs situation? Are there any currency restrictions? What administrative processes do you need to deal with? What state funding and training opportunities are there? Information on all these issues can be found on the websites of government ministries, chambers of commerce and other relevant organisations.

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Association of Ghanaian Industries Registrar Generals Department Central Regional Development Commission Ghana Employers’ Association Ghana Export Promotion Council Ghana Trade Ghana Revenue Authority National Insurance Commission Ghana Trade Fair Company Limited Ghana Real Estate Developers Association GP Business Associates Ghana Centre for Entrepreneurship, Employment and Innovation, GCEEI National Board for small scale industries National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Plan Private Enterprise Foundation Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana German Embassy in Accra

Networks for start-ups

Good networks help to establish important contacts and make it easier to break into new markets. Talking over your experiences with others can generate useful ideas and help to minimise risks when starting a business.

Accraconnect Today’s Entrepreneurs Network (TEN) Ghana Growth Mosaic Investors without Boarders Young Entrepreneurs Network Ghana Association of Women Entrepreneurs

Financing

News and information platforms

The following platforms provide further useful information and news about starting a business.

Threesixty Gh How we made it in Africa Buzzghana

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