Events

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From September 1st – 2nd, DevLess hosted a hackathon at the MEST Incubator, which brought together Accra’s developers, designers, marketers, and more to brainstorm creative tech solutions aimed at solving problems in society such as education, energy, and health....

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At a glance, 20GHC seems like a small amount of money to use to start a business in Accra, or anywhere for that matter. However, to our Entrepreneurs-in-Training, capital is much more than the cash at hand. The academic...

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“We have to do more to make sure Africa reaches its full potential.” 2017 Graduation Weekend kicked off last week with an inspiring talk from guest lecturer Trond Riiber Knudsen, Founder & CEO of Norwegian TRK Group AS. Trond’s...

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MEST Women in Tech with Guest Lucy Quist

Thea Sokolowski | Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

The women of the MEST community gathered on Thursday for an inspiring and compelling conversation around #womenintech in Africa. Guest speaker Lucy Quist, CEO of Airtel Ghana, took us through what she calls a Bold New Normal – that...

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MEST Judges ASK Entrepreneur Competition at Legon

Thea Sokolowski | Monday, July 31st, 2017

For anyone looking to see what the future of Ghana holds, the 2nd annual Always Seek Knowledge (ASK) + Royalhouse Chapel International Entrepreneurship Competition and Movers & Shakers Youth Conference held on Saturday, 29th July, painted a vivid picture....

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MEST EITs Present at the KIC 2017 AgriTech Challenge

Thea Sokolowski | Monday, July 31st, 2017

On Friday, top minds in tech, agriculture and energy gathered at the University of Ghana for the final pitch event of the 2017 Kosmos Innovation Centre AgriTech Challenge. The event was attended by representatives from Union Bank, Hershey’s, Wanco,...

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She Started It. She’s starting it. She’s gonna start it – Entrepreneurship through a woman’s eyes. I’ve never been much for the women empowerment movement. For various personal reasons I would say. I’ve always been apprehensive about any event...

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On Saturday, 25 March 2017, Dave McClure, Monique Woodard (Partners at 500 Startups) and other Geeks on a Plane made a stop at MEST as part of their first ever tour of sub-Saharan Africa. They stopped at MEST in...

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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...

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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...

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