Business and startups in Ghana are being urged to connect with the MTN Ayoba Momo Accelerator platform to enhance markets and opportunity for their services.

The calls come after telephony giant MTN, launched its Ayoba Momo Accelerator platform in the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi.

At a short ceremony to announce their presence to the business and tech community, Estelle Wellington of MTN Digital Innovation, noted that the app has interesting features that are business friendly and opens up new opportunities to potential clients.

“Our believe is to thrive our solutions and products using various digital services to our customers, so one of our main digital platforms that we are using to drive this growth is Ayoba, Ayoba is an app that users can use to chat, they can use to listen to music, they can play games they can use it for mobile money transactions, and also they can use it to access different different services, only on the app and all this is done for free”.

“Our mission here in Kumasi is to introduce to all these tech hubs and startup businesses, to leverage on Ayoba as a platform to drive their businesses for growth”

Estelle Wellington called on businesses to take advantage of the MTN Ayoba Accelerator as the numbers on the platforms make a huge difference for businesses to capitalize on.

“Currently , Ayoba has 2.1 million active users in Ghana alone and 10 million plus in the rest of Africa so the main goal and objective of the MTN MOMO Ayoba accelerator 2022 is to invite all these business to leverage on Ayoba as a platform to push their business to Ghana and the rest of Africa’

She however used the opportunity to invite business and startups to take part in the MTN Ayoba Accelerator competition that seeks to get business to leverage on the app.

The winners will have the opportunity to work with MTN Ghana and glean some experiences from the telecom giant.

The top five of the competitions will be awarded.

The categories for the competition are Best Slide Micro App, The Expert Choice, The Best MoMo Solution and Top Ayoba Influencer.

The winners will take home GHC 20,000 including other MTN and Ayoba souvenirs, certificates.

The top Tech-hub will also be awarded with GHC 50,000 and MTN and Ayoba souvenirs and certificates.