MEST Announces Partnership with Paris&Co To Boost Collaboration Across Europe and Africa

by on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, filed under IncubatorSchool

We are so proud to announce a new partnership between Paris&Co and Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST).   On Friday, April 21, Paris&Co and Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of HE François Pujolas, the Ambassador of France to Ghana.   Paris&Co is the economic Read More

Emmanuel Quartey Unabashedly Shares His Favourite MEST Experiences

by on Monday, April 10th, 2017, filed under IdeasIncubator

Emmanuel Quartey was a mastermind at MEST – connecting stakeholders and partners, organizing ecosystem events, contributing original thought pieces and long-form product design articles, projecting just the right amount of MEST energy into everything he was a part of, and managing the 20+ companies at the MEST Incubator. After three years with us, moving up Read More

The Geeks on a Plane Stop at MEST on their Africa-wide tour

by on Monday, March 27th, 2017, filed under EventsIncubatorSchool

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 Ghana, right after exploring the vibrant tech ecosystem in Lagos, Nigeria. Geeks on a Plane is Read More

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 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