William is a driven Ghanaian entrepreneur with previous professional experience in Finance, Telecoms and Non-profit development. His unique experiences from both corporate Ghana and non-profit organisations led to a personal evolution into Entrepreneurship, specifically in Youth Business Development, Innovation and Startup Ecosystem support.
As CEO of SliceBiz, a micro-investment platform for early stage companies, William works to increase capital flow to innovative high-growth startups in Africa by aggregating small investments from the African diaspora. SliceBiz also acts as an investment holding company with a portfolio of 4 early stage startups. Under his leadership, SliceBiz has raised capital from a mix of investors, including the Rockefeller Foundation and the Tony Elumelu Foundation as part of the first cohort of the Impact Economy Innovation Fund.
In June 2013, William was named one of top 100 global innovators and invited by British Airways and IDEO to participate in UnGrounded– the first Innovation Lab in the Sky-focused on solving the global problem of STEM talent misalignment on a flight from San Francisco to London.
William is also a Co-founder of Hub Accra, Ghana’s first 24-hour innovation/co-working space designed to inspire innovation through collaboration.
William is a Kairos Global Fellow, a 2012 winner of the US Department of State-backed Apps4Africa and serves on the Africa 2.0 Governing Council.