Gisqo Awarded “Startup of The Year” at ITAG ICT Expo 2023


In a strong show of support for its innovative work and dedication to quality, Gisqo has been honored with the prestigious “Startup of The Year” award at the Information Technology Association of Gambia (ITAG) ICT Expo 2023. This recognition is a testament to the pursuit of innovation and Gisqo’s impact on the digital landscape.

Gisqo has formed partnerships during the pandemic, teaming up with UNDP to empower rural women gardeners, enabling them to sell their produce effectively. Collaborations with ILO and GCCI led to the implementation of a Business Formalization System, supporting young Gambian entrepreneurs in their formalization journeys. Gisqo’s flagship product, G-Quiz, has made a significant impact by aiding over 11,000 Gambian students in enhancing their performance in the WASSCE exams, with some achieving remarkable results, including up to 6As. These and several other successful initiatives have solidified Gisqo’s position as a trusted technology partner.

Founded by young Gambians Baba Jaiteh Kara Jagne and later joined by Salimatou Sannoh as Managing Director, Gisqo is a shining example of homegrown entrepreneurial spirit and ambition. This dynamic team has risen to be at the forefront of the tech industry, challenging the narrative by proving that young Gambians are capable of driving change and leading the digital transformation of The Gambia.

Gisqo offers various services, including digital marketing, software development, social media marketing, app development, digital literacy training, process automation, and more. These services cater to diverse industries and organizations, providing tailored solutions to empower local businesses to thrive in the digital age.

“We thank our dedicated staff, partners, and loyal clients for their support. This achievement would not have been possible without your hard work and trust in our services. We look forward to continuing our journey together making even greater strides in the world of technology. Thank you for being an essential part of our success.” – Baba Jaiteh, Co-Founder of Gisqo.

As the Startup of The Year, Gisqo calls all Gambians to rally behind their own. The future of The Gambia’s tech landscape is shaped by local talent and innovation. By supporting homegrown startups like Gisqo, we encourage economic growth and foster an environment where young Gambians can lead the way in technology, innovation, and digital transformation.

Gisqo’s journey is just beginning, and the team is more determined than ever to continue driving change and serving the digital needs of The Gambia. With the “Startup of The Year” recognition from ITAG, Gisqo is poised to play an even more significant role in The Gambia’s technological evolution.

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