Harish Vemuri, Incubator Fellow From Bain, Shares His MEST Experience

by on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017, filed under IdeasIncubator

Harish Vemuri, a consultant from Bain and Company, spent six months with us as an Incubator Fellow. He, so generously, volunteered his time with us, working with 3 MEST Incubated startups on everything from product design, sales, financial projections to partnerships and growth hacking. Harish got into MEST via the Bains Externship Program. Considering joining Read More


MEST Women and their Global Impact

by on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017, filed under IdeasWomen in Tech

Culled From Our Mother Org: meltwater.com At Meltwater, we hear so much about the developments at MEST that we may run the risk of being desensitized to the very real, very global impact the school, the incubator, and the Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EIT) are having. This is especially true when it comes to looking at the role Read More


MEST Hosts Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer of Facebook on the MEST Campus and Incubator

by on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, filed under IncubatorSchool

Facebook’s Chief Product Officer visits Ghana to see innovation in motion 01 March 2017, Accra – Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, visited the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana today to meet with Ghanaian entrepreneurs and see how they are working to build sustainable technology businesses. The visit is part Read More


Incubator Fellow, Vineet Kumar, looks back on his time working with us at MEST

by on Monday, February 27th, 2017, filed under IdeasIncubator

Vineet Kumar, one of our most loved Incubator Fellows, leaves MEST this March after a year-long contract with us supporting our tech entrepreneurs and companies. Originally from India, an avid traveler and startup enthusiast, Vineet threw himself heartily into his work here – building up our entrepreneurs and community with enthusiasm. It is with hearts Read More


Announcing our partnership with Singularity University in the first Global Impact Challenge in West Africa

by on Monday, February 20th, 2017, filed under EventsIncubator

We are excited to announce that we, at Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) have partnered with Singularity University (SU), a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges, to launch the SingularityU Global Impact Challenge in West Africa. Singularity University (SU) has hosted many successful Global Impact Challenges since 2010 in Read More


MEST Partners With CodeBus Africa To Run Creative Coding Workshops For Local Students

by on Friday, February 10th, 2017, filed under EventsSchool

MEST joins CodeBus to organise a 100-day tech tour in celebration of 100 Years of Finland Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) and CodeBus Africa partner with other leading educational and technology organizations this month to run creative coding workshops for local students in Accra. This collaboration is part of the CodeBus Africa project, a Read More


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