MEST

  • The MEST Africa Challenge Is On For 2022.

    Pre-seed to seed stage technology startups in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, and South Africa are invited to apply to participate. MEST Africa has officially announced the opening of applications for the 2022 MEST Africa Challenge. The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is an Africa-wide technology entrepreneur training program,...
  • Research Report: The Ghanaian Ecosystem of Tech Startups and SMEs.

    With the backdrop of how digital innovation has contributed to significant growth in lower-middle-income (LMIC) economies, we see the increasing adoption of technology in Africa and Ghana in particular. The past three years, though challenging in many ways due to COVID 19, has witnessed exponential growth in startup activity,...
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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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    10 African Aerospace startups selected for #Africa4Future accelerator program

    10 African tech startups that will take part in the latest Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future accelerator programme by Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)...
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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...
  • Accra Startup Weekend

    From November 18th – 20th 2011; the first Accra Startup Weekend will take place at the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in East-Legon, Accra. About Startup Weekend Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams,...