• Jeph Acheampong

  • About

    Jeph Acheampong is the founder of Blossom Academy, where he drives the business strategy of the company. Being at the forefront of innovation and talent development, Blossom Academy recruits and develops African data science talent, with the goal of connecting them with job opportunities.


    Prior to founding Blossom, Jeph was a founding member of Esusu Financial, a leading financial technology company providing data solutions for the low-to-middle income consumer. As a Princeton in Africa fellow, he helped high-growth startups across Kenya gather live customer insights from mobile survey conversations. He also worked on Wall Street, where he helped multinationals use their data to achieve a competitive advantage.


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


  • Companies Founded

    Blossom Academy

    Esusu Financial

  • Business Advice & Support

    Looking to set up a business in Africa?
    Schedule an initial consultation via Calendly. Specializing in business strategy, business set-up, brand positioning, talent recruitment, and identifying access to capital.
    Market Focus: Ghana & Kenya

  • Awards & Recognition

    Global Innovator

    Expo Live



    Global Shaper

    World Economic Forum


    Future of Ghana

    Business Fellow

    Princeton in Africa

    Entrepreneur of the Year

    African Youth Excellence

    Up and Comer

    New York University

    President Service Award

    New York University

    Travel and Research Grant

    NYU Academic Achievement Program

    Social Impact Award

    NYU Stern Cares

  • Notable Appearances


    Opening Remarks, COVID-19 & Youth Employment (United Nations DESA), Virtual - 2020


    Panelist, United Nations Youth Engagement For Global Action, Virtual - 2020


    Youth Rapporteur, International Youth Day (ILO & UNICEF), Virtual - 2020


    Forbes8 Participant, Ghana Tech Summit, Ghana - 2019


    Global Innovator, Expo Live Global Innovators Summit, Dubai - 2019


    Delegate, World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum, Bahrain - 2019


    Delegate, 18th Arab Businessmen and Investors Forum, Bahrain - 2019


    Delegate, African Union Bootcamp, Tanzania - 2019


    Panelist, IndabaX Ghana, Ghana - 2019


    Delegate, Ashoka Changemakers Summit, Nigeria - 2019


    Delegate, AI4D Network of Excellence Workshop, Nairobi - 2019


    Delegate, Startup Grind Global Conference, Silicon Valley - 2019


    Panelist, ILO Youth Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Forum, Senegal - 2018


    Panelist, Airbus Aerospace Challenge Meetup, MEST Nairobi - 2018


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


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


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


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


    Delegate, Social Enterprise Conference Showcase, Harvard University - 2018


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


    Speaker, BoldTV Entrepreneurship & Innovation, New York - 2018


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

  • Media

  • How far?

    "We shall not cease from exploration

    And at the end of all our exploring

    Will be to arrive where we started

    And know the place for the first time...

    ...only those who will risk going too far

    Can possibly find out how far one can go.


    - T.S Eliot

  • Contact

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