• Jeph Acheampong

  • About

    Jeph, co-founder of Blossom, drives the business strategy of the company and was responsible for the initial ideation of the company's business model. Being at the forefront of innovation and talent development, Blossom Academy is creating a new generation of African data scientists. Through its analytics division, Blossom Analytics redefines how companies find, build, retain, and grow their future analytics talent.

     

    Prior to founding Blossom, Jeph was a founding member of a venture-backed digital platform that helps users save and build credit. As a Princeton in Africa fellow, he helped technology businesses across Kenya gather live customer insights from mobile survey conversations. He also worked on Wall Street, where he helped multinationals and high-growth startups use their data to achieve a competitive advantage.

     

    Jeph currently holds an Economics degree from New York University. He is an Ashoka Changemaker, a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and was named a Future of Ghana Pioneer.

     

  • Purpose

    Creating Experiences that Build the Future of Africa

    Blossom Academy

    Co-Founder

    Blossom Analytics

    Co-Founder

  • Awards & Recognition

    Changemaker

    Ashoka

    Global Shaper

    World Economic Forum

    Pioneer

    Future of Ghana

    Business Fellow

    Princeton in Africa

    Venture Funding Award

    Spirit of Leadership Conference

    Youth Entrepreneur of the Year

    African Youth Excellence

    Up and Comer

    New York University

    President Service Award

    New York University

    Venture Funding

    Clinton Foundation

    Travel and Research Grant

    Academic Achievement Program

    Social Impact Award

    NYU Stern Cares

    Service Award

    NYU Opportunity Programs

  • Appearances

     

    Sponsored Participant, World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum, Bahrain - 2019 (Upcoming)

     

    Delegate, African Union Bootcamp, Tanzania - 2019

     

    Logistics Co-Lead, Shape Africa, Nairobi - 2019

     

    Panelist, IndabaX Ghana, Ghana - 2019

     

    Delegate, Ashoka Changemakers Summit, Nigeria - 2019

     

    Sponsored Participant, AI4D Network of Excellence Workshop, Nairobi - 2019

     

    Sponsored Participant, Startup Grind Global Conference, Silicon Valley - 2019

     

    Speaker, Youth Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Forum, Senegal - 2018

     

    Speaker, Airbus Aerospace Challenge Meetup, MEST Nairobi - 2018

     

    Sponsored Participant, 500 Startups Batch 23 Demo Day, San Francisco CA - 2018

     

    Speaker, Association for African Peace and Development, Yale University - 2018

     

    Workshop Developer, Start-Up Culture in Africa, Yale University - 2018

     

    Speaker, Africa Innovate Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 2018

     

    Keynote Speaker, Ghana's 61st Independence, Cornell University - 2018

     

    Showcase, Social Enterprise Conference Showcase, Harvard University - 2018

     

    Speaker, CAS & Wasserman First Generation Alumni, NYU - 2018

     

    Interview, BoldTV Entrepreneurship & Innovation, New York - 2018

     

    Speaker, W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs Entrepreneurship Panel, New York - 2018

     

    Participant, Fintech Insights from China, iHub Nairobi - 2018

     

    Speaker, Association for African Development Professional, NYU - 2017

     

    Speaker, First Generation Student Conference, NYU - 2017

     

    Speaker, P96 Summer Experience, New York - 2017

     

    Speaker, African Students Union, New York - 2017

     

    Speaker, Promise Academy Career Day, New York - 2017

     

    Speaker, Association of Latino Professionals For America, New York - 2017

     

    Special Lecture, President of African Export-Import Bank, New York - 2017

     

    Participant, Africa Business Conference, Harvard University- 2017

     

    Participant, Africa Economic Forum, Columbia University - 2017

     

    Sponsored Participant, Stern in Africa Business Forum, NYU - 2017

     

    Participant, African Development Group: Honorable Ken Ofori-Atta, Columbia University - 2017

     

    Participant, Africa Business Forum, UPENN Wharton - 2016

     

    Delegate, Global Engagement Summit, Chicago - 2016

     

    Commitment Maker, Clinton Global Initiative, California - 2016

  • Media

  • Contact

    To get in touch with Jeph directly:

     

    jeph@jacheampong.com