• Jeph Acheampong

  • About

    Jeph, Founder & CEO of Blossom Academy, 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 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 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 Expo Live Global Innovator, a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and was named a Future of Ghana Pioneer.


  • Purpose

    Blossom Academy

    Founder & CEO

    Esusu Financial

    Founding Member

  • 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


    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


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


    Speaker, Airbus Aerospace Challenge Meetup, MEST Nairobi - 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


    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

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  • Contact

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