MEST Africa

  • MEST Africa invests $1.1m in Tech startups across Africa

    MEST Africa continues its commitment to early-stage startups, investing in eleven teams from its 2019 graduating cohort. Now in its 11th year investing in tech entrepreneurs in Africa, MEST Africa announced a funding round of US$1,1m in startups formed from its recently graduated 2019 training program cohort. Out of...
  • Jumeni Launches Waste Management Optimization software in Ghana

    A MEST Africa portfolio company, Jumeni Technologies has launched their cloud-based field service management solutions to tackle waste management in Ghana. MEST portfolio company Jumeni Technologies has announced the launch of its flagship product for the waste management industry! Founded by members of the MEST Class of 2018, Jumeni specializes in...
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    Five Regional Winners for MEST Africa’s Pan-African Pitch Competition

    Five promising start-ups from across Africa have been chosen as regional winners in MEST Africa’s annual Pan-African pitch competition, moving one step closer to winning $50,000 in equity investment, a place in the MEST Africa incubator of their choice and global mentorship to help their company scale....
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    Applications Open: 2019 MEST Entrepreneurial Training Program.

    Applications are still open for the 2019 Meltwater Entrepreneurial Training Program that equips the trainees with seed funding for their ventures/startups. The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), like the name, suggests is an entrepreneur training program that also goes as far as equipping the trainees with seed funding...
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    MEST Africa Opens East African Incubator in Nairobi, Kenya.

    MEST Africa officially launched its flagship East African space in Nairobi, Kenya after the launch of MEST Lagos and MEST Cape Town Incubators. A shared space with the Meltwater Nairobi Office in Nairobi Garage, the MEST Incubator Nairobi is home to Portfolio Companies Sharehouse and Nestmetric. The new Nairobi Incubator will...
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    AF Radio Launches Its Own Audio Ads Network Called AdMaxx

    AdMaxx – a Ghanaian audio advertisement network for radio and podcast content by the developers behind AF Radio has launched today. An audio ad network for radio and podcast content, AdMaxx developed by the team behind AF Radion has launched today. This new product will enable brands to place audio ads...