The competition was launched in August last year, calling entrepreneurs, creatives, innovators and web-lovers to share stories of how the web has transformed their lives and work. The 10 finalists were selected by a panel of judges from over 2,200 entries from 35 countries.
Five successful winners from among the finalists will now be selected by the online voting public.
The winners will bag $25,000 each, and will also have the opportunity to work with a Google sponsor over a six-month period to further their online business success.
The competition categories included Education; Entertainment/Arts/Sports; Technology; Community and NGOs; and Small Businesses.
Christopher who is one of the only 2 contenders in the Small Business category runs a transport company that enables drivers in Ghana to gain access to loans so they can buy cars for which they use to earn a living.He uses Google Maps in his vehicle tracking devices to constantly track the location of vehicles under bank loans, this gives the banks assurance that cars and loans are always protected.