MEST Announces Entry into French-speaking Africa with Expansion in Côte d’Ivoire

by on Saturday, November 26th, 2016, filed under IncubatorSchool

MEST Announces Entry into French-speaking Africa with Expansion in Côte d’Ivoire Makes its public announcement at the Africa Web Festival in Abidjan Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) continues expansion across the African continent, officially announcing recruitment of Entrepreneurs-In-Training (EITs) from Côte d’Ivoire, the first French-speaking country in which MEST will have a presence. The Read More

MEST Hosts Annual Africa Technology Summit In Lagos

by on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, filed under EventsIncubatorSchool

Following the success of last year’s annual Africa Tech Summit (ATS), MEST is proud to announce its entry into the mega city to host the second annual ATS on December 6-7 in Lagos, Nigeria. Introduced through a series of themed panels and keynote presentations, this year’s ATS discussions will identify and explore the key players Read More

Meet MEST Lagos Incubator General Manager – Neku Atawodi

by on Monday, August 1st, 2016, filed under IncubatorWomen in Tech

This month, we are welcoming the newest member to the MEST family, Neku Atawodi, who is our first hire in Nigeria and will serve as General Manager for MEST’s Lagos Incubator. In this position, Neku will oversee incubator operations and strategy, startup support, stakeholder engagement, business development and fundraising efforts for MEST. She’ll also work Read More

MEST Welcomes Newest Pan-African Cohort in August

by on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016, filed under School

This August, MEST will welcome our newest cohort to campus and life in Ghana, with aspiring entrepreneurs from across Sub-Saharan Africa (Including Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Sierra Leone). It’s the most pan-African class of Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) in our organization’s history. Together, the cohort is made up of 60 ambitious and driven young Africans Read More

MEST-Engineers Without Borders Partnership

by on Friday, July 15th, 2016, filed under School

We are excited to announce our partnership with Engineers Without Borders (EWB). Engineers Without Borders creates change by supporting social innovations in Africa and Canada that are geared towards social. In the past years, we have seen EWB stand by their objectives by promoting policies to foster more equitable development in the areas where they Read More

Want to launch a startup of your own? Learn more about joining MEST.

by on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016, filed under School

MEST recruitment team has been searching high and low for the next extraordinary batch of entrepreneurs-in-training (EITs)! We’re now recruiting in four countries: Ghana Nigeria Kenya South Africa We’re in the home stretch for our deadline of May 25 and if you’d like to be considered, APPLY TODAY: Better yet, join one of our info sessions Read More