With a company name, Relu Interactives, 27 years old Caleb Mantey dazzled the panel of Judges and pitched a software that enables people to learn professional skills of any kind at ease.
Caleb beat 9 other contenders in a very competitive season 4 of the Presidential Pitch held in Accra on Friday August 17, 2023 by the National Entrepreneurship and Innovative Programme (NEIP) with President Akufo Addo in attendance.
He told senaradioonline.com in an interview that the interactive nature of his pitch and how his software enhances the way people interact with the world was what did the magic for him.
CEO of Relu Interactives and winner of Presidential Pitch season 4, Caleb Mantey
He explained that Relu Interactives is a leader interactive software solutions for a variety of sectors and industries adding that emerging tops in the competition with a cash prize of gh150,000.00 plus 50,000 personal donation to him by the President would help him scale up his business to employ more people.
“I’m so happy for this day because me and my team have worked hard to deserve this. This is a dream come true”, Caleb said in excitement.
He later assured the President and NEIP that he and his team would make them proud by expanding and going international owing to the grant.
The Presidential Pitch for Young Entrepreneurs is a deliberate, systematic, and integrated policy initiative by the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) to boost the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country. The business competition, a revolution in the history of Ghana for young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 40 serves as an incubating platform for existing businesses and capital funding from the government.
The initiative seeks to turn creative businesses by the Ghanaian youth into global business giants with the support of government. The criteria for selection are feasibility, innovation, scalability, and potential impact of the business.