3 Lessons We Took Home From The MEST Lagos Fireside Chat 2.0

by on Friday, February 24th, 2017, filed under EventsIncubator

Last weekend, the MEST Lagos Incubator held its first event in 2017, a fireside chat centred around Branding and Marketing Strategies for Startups. For over 180 minutes, Bode Pedro, Ferdy Adimefe, Dotun Olowoporoku and Neku Atawodi-Edun were engaged in insightful conversations with a very inquisitive and diverse audience of startup founders, aspiring entrepreneurs and friends 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


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


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