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

Recap: MEST at SLAY Festival with She Leads Africa

by on Thursday, January 26th, 2017, filed under EventsWomen in Tech

Last Saturday, January 21 2017, MEST partnered with She Leads Africa to host the Breakfast With Leading Women In Tech, the kickoff session of SheLeads’ SLAY Festival 2017. She Leads Africa (SLA) is a fast-growing, tight-knit community of young, driven, entrepreneurial women who meet regularly, exchange resources and pull each other up the ladder of Read More

TEDxAccra Women 2016 Partners With MEST #ItsAboutTime

by on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, filed under EventsSchoolWomen in Tech

We partnered with TEDxAccra Women to offer a fast-tracked pre-screening process for TEDx women attendees who are considering or have ever considered building a career or chasing an opportunity in the tech industry. There was a big turn out at the TEDx Women event held at the British High Commissioner’s Residence on Friday, 28 October, and 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

Two AgriTech Startups receive US$100,000 from KOSMOS and Incubation at MEST

by on Monday, October 3rd, 2016, filed under EventsIncubator

Accra, GHANA – September 29, 2016 – Earlier in March this year, Kosmos Energy in partnership with MEST launched a new flagship corporate social investment programme, the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) and the KIC AgriTech Challenge, in Accra with the aim of nurturing the development of market-based solutions developed by young Ghanaian technology entrepreneurs addressing Read More

Recap of MEST Event: Garden Chat With MEST Women In Technology

by on Thursday, August 25th, 2016, filed under EventsWomen in Tech

MEST aspires to grow the number of women in tech participating in the MEST training programme and who are a part of the tech ecosystem in Africa. We have been fortunate to have our efforts yield results – from 10% female entrepreneurs-in-training (EITs) in 2008 to 30% in 2015. We aim to get to 50% Read More